Virginia State Government

The government of Virginia combines the three branches of authority in the Commonwealth of Virginia. The current Governor of Virginia is Ralph Northam.

The State Capitol building in Richmond was designed by Thomas Jefferson, and the cornerstone was laid by Governor Patrick Henry in 1785. Virginia currently functions under the 1971 Constitution of Virginia. It is the Commonwealth's seventh constitution. Under the Constitution, the government is composed of three branches, the legislative, the executive and the judicial.

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Ralph Northam

Current Position: current 73rd Governor of Virginia since January 13, 2018.
Affiliation: Democrat

Mission Statement:
"Governor Northam approaches public service with the same passion he brought to his military and medical service.  He is committed to working with leaders from both parties to build a Virginia that works better for every family, no matter who they are or where they live."

Richmond Address:
P.O. Box 1475
Richmond, VA 23218
Phone: 804-786-2211

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Justin Fairfax

Current Position: current 41st Lieutenant Governor of Virginia since January 13, 2018.
Affiliation: Democrat

Mission Statement:

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Richmond Office: 
Oliver Hill Building
102 Governor Street
Richmond, Virginia 23218
Phone: 804-786-2078

Mark Herring

Current Position: current 47th Attorney General of Virginia since Jan. 11, 2014.
Affiliation: Republican Democrat

Mission Statement:
"He is working to keep Virginia families safe in their communities and neighborhoods, promote justice, equality, and opportunity for all Virginians, and provide legal services to the people of Virginia and their government."

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Richmond Office:
202 North Ninth Street
Richmond, Virginia 23219
Phone: (804) 786-2071

Former positions:
Virginia State Senate from 2003 to 2013
Loudoun County Board of Supervisors from 2000 to 2003
Town Attorney for Lovettsville, Virginia, from 1992 to 1999

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