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Governor, in the United States, the executive head of each of the 50 states, whose duties and authority usually include responsibilities for the administrative affairs of state, appointment of nonelective government officials and judges, preparation of the budget, and command of the state police force. They may also be given the power to veto legislative measures and to pardon or commute the prison sentences of convicted criminals.

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