TITLE 17
Elections

CHAPTER 17-2
General State Officers

SECTION 17-2-1


§ 17-2-1 General officers enumerated – Election and terms.

The governor, lieutenant governor, secretary of state, attorney general, and general treasurer shall be known as general officers. They shall be elected at a general election, quadrennially, in accordance with the provisions of this title, and shall hold their respective offices for four (4) years beginning on the first Tuesday of January next succeeding their election and until the election and qualification of their respective successors.

History of Section.
(P.L. 1901, ch. 826, § 1; G.L. 1909, ch. 14, § 1; P.L. 1912, ch. 817, § 1; G.L. 1923, ch. 13, § 1; G.L. 1938, ch. 320, § 1; G.L. 1956, § 17-1-1; G.L. 1956, § 17-2-1; P.L. 1958, ch. 18, § 1; P.L. 1996, ch. 404, § 25.)