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Can Virginia governor be removed from office?

The Governor, Lieutenant Governor, Attorney General, judges, members of the State Corporation Commission, and all officers appointed by the Governor or elected by the General Assembly, offending against the Commonwealth by malfeasance in office, corruption, neglect of duty, or other high crime or misdemeanor may be

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Also asked, can you remove a governor from office?

Gubernatorial removal The governor can be impeached for "misconduct in office" by the State Assembly and removed by a two-thirds vote of the State Senate.

Secondly, how long does the Virginia governor stay in office? Governor of Virginia

Governor of the Commonwealth of Virginia
Residence Virginia Executive Mansion
Term length Four years, not eligible for re-election immediately
Inaugural holder Patrick Henry
Formation July 5, 1776

Subsequently, question is, can a VA governor be impeached?

The following is a list of the Governors of the Commonwealth of Virginia. The governor has the duty to enforce state laws, and the power to either approve or veto bills passed by the Virginia General Assembly, to convene the legislature, and to grant pardons, except in cases of impeachment.

Who takes over if a governor is impeached?

In the event a governor dies, resigns or is removed from office, the lieutenant governor typically becomes governor. In 25 states, the governor and lieutenant governor are elected on the same ticket, ensuring that they come from the same political party.

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