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1. GOVT 2306 Exam 3 Study Guide 2. All of the following statements concerning the constitutional requirements for serving as governor of Texas are true except Having to have served in the military 3. All of the following statements concerning the informal characteristics of governors of Texas are true except They tend to be ranchers or oil men 4. Which of the following describes the terms of service for office of governor? Four-year term with no term limit on terms served 5. Which official is first in line to succeed a Texas governor who is unable to complete his or her term? Lieutenant Governor 6. Are the governor’s budgetary powers weak or strong according to the text? Relatively weak compared with that of another governor 7. Be familiar with what the text refers to as the governor’s legislative powers. Does not have control over the Lieutenant Governor’s actions in the Senate 8. The governor's most significant appointment is the Secretary of State 9. The governor's most significant source of influence over the judiciary is The Power to appoint replacements when Judgeships become vacant during elections. 10. What is the longest amount of time a Texas governor may serve? There is no limit 11. The governor of Texas is part of a plural executive because Not the Treatment of Texas in the early years of Statehood. 12. Senatorial courtesy requires that Any Gubernatorial Appointee have the Approval of their own State Senator 13. Governor Perry attempted to increase his power as governor through what three specific tactics identified in the text except. Endorsing Proposals for a new Constitution. 14. The governor's informal powers are important for his or her ability to Accomplish his or her Legislative Agenda. 15. What specific charge or charges do the Texas Constitution list as grounds for impeachment of the governor?
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  • Summer '16
  • David McClendon
  • Governor of Texas

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