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Political AuthorityPlay
Governor refers to the highest-ranking official in a state, not necessarily the national leader. SlideThe governor will be attending the conference.
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Legal PowerPlay
A governor has the power to sign bills into state law and manage the state's executive branch. SlideThe governor signed the new traffic law yesterday.
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Elected PositionPlay
Governors are typically elected by the people of a state for a fixed term. SlideShe's running for governor next year.