Introduction

Introduction

Learning Objectives

At the end of this section, you’ll be able to

  • Understand the structure and powers of Texas’ Executive Branch
  • Understand the relative power of Texas’ Governor
  • Understand how the Governor of Texas is elected
  • Understand the qualifications to be Governor
  • Understand the roles played by Texas’ Governor
  • Discuss the veto power of Texas’ Governor
  • Understand the Governor's budgetary power
  • Understand the Governor's appointment power
  • Understand the Governor's clemency power
  • Explain the plural executive of Texas Government
  • Know the offices and officeholders of the plural executive
  • Explain the roles of the plural executive
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