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Lieutenant Governor, the office and its powers

Council of State Governments.

Lieutenant Governor, the office and its powers

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Published by Published by the Council of State Governments for the National Conference of Lieutenant Governors in Lexington, Ky .
Written in English

  • United States
    • Subjects:
    • Lieutenant governors -- United States -- Powers and duties.

    • Edition Notes

      StatementCouncil of State Governments.
      SeriesRM ; 592, RM ;, 592.
      ContributionsNational Conference of Lieutenant Governors (U.S.)
      LC ClassificationsJS308 .C6 no. 592, JK2447 .C6 no. 592
      The Physical Object
      Paginationix, 33 p. ;
      Number of Pages33
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL4694556M
      LC Control Number77621058

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