Office of the Governor

Present Duties

view of the state capital in Spring
The State Capitol in Salem houses the ceremonial office of the Governor. (Oregon State Archives Photo)
The governor is the chief executive of Oregon. The Oregon Constitution charges the governor with faithfully executing the laws, making recommendations to the Legislature and transacting all necessary business of government. The governor may veto bills of the Legislature and shall fill vacancies by appointment.

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Contact Information

Mailing Address: State Capitol Bldg., 900 Court St. NE, Suite 254, Salem 97301
Telephone: 503-378-3111
Fax: 503-378-8970
Contact: Kate Brown, Governor
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Location Map: by Google Maps

Legal and Legislative Information

Statutory Authority: ORS Chapter 176
Budget Analysis - by Legislative Fiscal Office
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Records, Publications and General Information

Biography - a brief sketch about the governor's background and role

State Archives Holdings from This Agency

The Oregon State Archives website has extensive records from Oregon governors.