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True False False What is the primary task of the Texas secretary of state?: a. to collect child-support payments b. to handle elections and voter registration c. to coordinate and plan projects in conjunction with the federal government d. to oversee the state's foreign, economic, and diplomatic policy e. to oversee the state's economic interactions with other states b. to handle elections and voter registration The governor has some control over the final appropriations bill through the use of the ________ veto. a. reduction b. amendatory c. post adjournment d. pocket e. line-item e. line-item The governor of Texas currently serves a two-year term in office. True False False Which of the following is NOT a qualification a person would need to be a viable candidate for governor of Texas? a. access to money b. born in Texas c. 30 years of age d. prior political experience e. U.S. citizenship b. born in Texas What makes the greatest difference between strong and weak governors of Texas? a. the frequency of vetoes b. the differences in personality c. the percentage of the total vote they receive in their election bids d. the willingness to use formal powers e. the partisan makeup of the legislature b. the differences in personality
In Texas, the lieutenant governor is also the president of the Senate and may cast a vote to break a tie. True False True Texas has a plural executive made up of multiple popularly elected offices. True False True Which of the following about the lieutenant governor in Texas is INCORRECT? a. The lieutenant governor is first in line for succession of the governor. b. The lieutenant governor's powers are primarily executive, not legislative. c. The lieutenant governor is elected in a statewide election. d. The lieutenant governor presides over the Senate. e. The lieutenant governor is chair of the Legislative Budget Board. b. The lieutenant governor's powers are primarily executive, not legislative. Offices in the Plural Executive: - governor - lieutenant gov - attorney general - comptroller of public accounts - commissioner of the general land office - commissioner of agriculture - Secretary of State Compared to the president Texas has less power. Which of the are not present on the president or other governors? of the United States and other following create limitations on the governor state governors, the governor of of Texas that the Constitution of 1876 the plural executive Limited power of appointment According to the Texas Constitution, when must the governor make a State of the State message? At the beginning of each legislative session What are the duties of the governor's staff? -notifying the governor of potential issues -recommending political appointees -scheduling the governor's time -keeping track of bills in the legislature Comptroller of Public Accounts -direct collection of tax and nontax revenues -certify monies are available -responsible for safety of the states
money or for investing the money After a gubernatorial candidate wins their party's primary election in ______ they

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