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Office Location - Governors & Other Constitutional Officers

State

Governor

Constitutional Officers

Alabama

The Governor's office is in the capitol.

State Treasurer, Secretary of State and the State Auditor are in the Capitol.

Alaska

The Governor and Lt. Governor are located in Alaska’s Capitol. 

 

Arizona

The Governor is located in an office building adjacent to the legislative buildings.

 

Arkansas

The Governor's office is in the capitol.

6 of the constitutional officers have their offices in the Capitol.  Governor, Lt. Governor, Secretary of State, Treasure, Auditor and Land Commissioner.  The Attorney General office is in the Tower Building downtown.

California

Governor and Lieutenant Governor are both on the first floor, annex side, of the Capitol. These are permanent. Historic Governor’s office is located in the Capitol.

Other constitutional officers are in their own buildings around the Capitol—Education, State, Treasury, Justice, etc.

Colorado

The Governor is in the Capitol on the first floor.

 

Connecticut

The Governor's office is in the capitol.

The only constitutional officers having offices in the Capitol, are the Governor, Lt. Governor and the Secretary of State.

Delaware

The Governor's office is in the Tatnall Building

The Lt. Governor's office is in the Tatnall Building

Florida

The Governor's office is in the capitol.

In addition to the Governor, the following officials also have permanent offices located in the Capitol:  Lt. Governor, Attorney General, Chief Financial Officer, and Commissioner of Agriculture.  Additionally, within each of the assigned office areas for these officials, there are offices provided for permanent staff working for each of the officials.

Georgia

The Governor's office is in the capitol.

Executive office of the Secretary of State is in the capitol. All other SOS offices are at 2 MLK Jr. Dr. S.E.

Hawaii

The Governor has a suite of offices (working/private; ceremonial; conference areas, etc.) in the Capitol. Only the Governor and Lt. Governor have offices in the Capitol. Offices include working, private, ceremonial, and conference rooms on the fifth floor.  The Governor also has an office on the fourth floor for public information and communications.

 

Idaho

The Governor's office is in the capitol.

 

Illinois

The Governor's ceremonial office is in the capitol.

Secretary of State has an office in the capitol.

Indiana

The Governor's office is in the State House.

 

Iowa

The Governor has a formal, ceremonial office on the first floor of the capitol, which is connected to his working offices in the basement by a hidden spiral staircase.

In Iowa, in addition to the Governor, Lt. Governor, and their staff; the Auditor, Treasurer, and Secretary of State have their offices and a handful of key staff in the Capitol.  The rest of their staff is located in other Capitol Complex office buildings.  The State Law Library is also located in the Iowa Capitol Building.  The rest of the Capitol is occupied by Legislative leadership and legislative staff.

 

Kansas

The Governor's office is in the capitol.

The Governor and Lit. Governor have offices and staff in the Kansas Capitol. All other constitutional officers are located in surrounding buildings.

Kentucky

The Governor's office is in the capitol.

The first or executive floor of the capitol, includes the offices of the governor, lieutenant governor, secretary of state and the attorney general.

Louisiana

The Governor's office is in the capitol.

 

Maine

Only the Governor and his permanent staff have offices in the Capitol Building.

 

Maryland

The Governor's Office is on the second floor of the State House. The Lt. Governor has her office there, as well. These are in the old part of the building, completed in 1779 and all the Governors since have occupied these offices.

 

Massachusetts

The Governor's office is in the statehouse.

 

Michigan

The governor has offices in Lansing, Detroit, Marquette and Washington D.C. In Lansing, the governor works mainly in the George W. Romney Building but also conducts meetings in the newly restored Michigan Capitol.

Attorney General has offices in the G. Mennen Williams Building & in Detroit, Escanaba, Grand Rapids, and Petoskey.

Minnesota

Governor’s office is in the Capitol building and this is a working office with permanent staff.

Attorney General is in the Capitol building and this is a working office with permanent staff

 

Mississippi

Governor, Lieutenant Governor are on the third floor of the capitol

 

Missouri

The Governor's office is in the capitol.

Attorney General's Office is in the Supreme Court Building

Montana

The Governor's office is in the capitol.

Office of the Attorney General · Montana Department of Justice, 215 North Sanders Street

Nebraska

The Governor's office is in the capitol.

Office of the Attorney General is in State Capitol.

Nevada

The Governor's office is in the capitol. (Legislature is housed and meets in separate building)

In Nevada we have a Capitol Complex, the Complex consists of three buildings The state Capitol,  the Legislature, and the Supreme Court.

The State Capitol houses 5 of the constitutional officers  Governor, Lt. Governor, Secretary of State, State Treasurer, State Controller.  

 

The Lt. Governor also has an office in the Legislative building that he occupies during the Legislative Sessions.

 

The Attorney General's office is located across the street from the Capitol Complex.

 

New Hampshire

The Governor's office is in the capitol.

All of the following persons are located in the State House: the Governor, Secretary of State, Speaker of the House, Senate President and the Executive Council.

 

New Jersey

 

Office of The Attorney General - Headquarters:
Richard J. Hughes Justice Complex (HJC)

New Mexico

The Office of the Governor is located on the 4th floor of the Round House (State Capitol)

Office of The Attorney General Villagra Building

New York

The Governor's office is in the capitol.

 

North Carolina

The Governor's office is in the capitol.

 

North Dakota

 

Governor's Office, Office of The Attorney General and Secretary of State are at 600 E. Boulevard Ave

Ohio

The Governor's office is located in an office building across the street from the Statehouse.

Auditor & Treasurer have ceremonial offices housed in the Capitol. All other statewide offices are housed in surrounding office buildings.

Oklahoma

The Governor is on the second floor (East) of the capitol.

Lt. Governor (2nd Floor South) & Secretary of State (1st Floor East) all have permanent office in the State Capitol Building.

 

Oregon

The Governor's office is in the capitol.

 

Pennsylvania

The Governor's office is in the capitol.

 

Rhode Island

The Governor's office is in the statehouse.

 

South Carolina

1st Floor: Gov. and key staff. Most of the remaining staff is located in a building on the capitol complex across from the legislative office building.

1st Floor: Lt. Gov. and staff House and Senate Clerk's desk staff; Legislative Council staff on session days

 

2nd Floor: Speaker's ceremonial office; Pres. Pro Tem's ceremonial office; House and Senate Sgt-at-arms

South Dakota

The Governor's office is in the capitol.

The Secretary of State's office is in the capitol. Office of the Attorney General - 1302 E Hwy 14

Tennessee

The Governor's office is in the capitol.

The Secretary of State's office is in Snodgrass Tower

Texas

The Governor has some offices in the Capitol (his, the First Lady's, appointments and legislative offices) and others in an office building adjacent to the Capitol.

The Governor, Lt. Governor, and Secretary of State have functional offices in the capitol as well as some additional offices in neighboring buildings.  All other statewide elected officials have offices in neighboring buildings.

 

Utah

The Governor's office is in the State Capitol Complex East Office Building

Office of the Attorney General is in the State Capitol Complex East Office Bldg

Vermont

The Governor maintains a ceremonial office in the Statehouse, but main office is next door.

The Lt. Governor has an office in the State House.  No other Constitutional officers have offices in the State House.

Virginia

The Governor maintains a small office suite for some staff and a largely ceremonial office suite on the third floor of the original Capitol. The primary office of the Governor and of his Cabinet, since 2005, is on the third floor of the Patrick Henry Executive Office Building, located just northeast of the Capitol.

 

Washington

The Governor and part of his/her staff are normally located in the Legislative Building (capitol building). The rest are located in the nearby Insurance Building.

 

West Virginia

The Governor's office is in the capitol.

The State Capitol Building houses the "working" offices of the Governor and all constitutional officers. Permanent staff are located within these offices. This would include both Houses of the WV Legislature and staff as well as the WV Supreme Court and staff. 

Wisconsin

The Governor's office is in the capitol.

 

Wyoming

The Governor's office is in the capitol.

Attorney General & Secretary of State offices are in the capitol.

For More Information

Kae Warnock, NCSL

 

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