Election 2022 voters guide: Meet the candidates for PA governor and lieutenant governor

Election 2022 voters guide: Meet the candidates for PA governor and lieutenant governor

Information for voting in Centre County for the Pennsylvania primary election By Abby Drey Information for voting in Centre County for the Pennsylvania primary election By Abby Drey PENNSYLVANIA GOVERNOR Description of office: The governor is the chief executive officer of the commonwealth, executing the laws of the state through executive agencies. A governor must be at least 30 years old and have been a U.S. citizen and resident of the state for seven years preceding the election. S/he manages the financial affairs of the state and must annually present a balanced budget to the General Assembly. The governor has extensive appointive powers, may recommend legislation, and signs or vetoes bills passed by both houses of the General Assembly (subject to 2/3 override). S/he is commander-in-chief of the state National Guard, except when they are called into the actual service of the United States. The governor can grant reprieves, pardons and paroles. The holder of this office may only be reelected once. Term: 4 years Salary: $213,026 Vote for ONE. All candidates for Governor AND Lt. Governor were asked: 1. What issue(s) would you prioritize, and how would you work with others in government to get legislation passed and signed into law? 2. What changes, if any, would you support making to Pennsylvania’s voting laws? 3. Article 1, Section 27 of the PA constitution guarantees the rights to clean air, pure water, and the preservation of the environment. What actions would you take to protect these rights? 4. There […]

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