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Governor’s Succession Amendment


Aug 22, 1872

New constitution set the term of office at four years and prohibited a governor from succeeding himself

Other events that happened on or around August 22, 1872

Jan 14, 1957

Cecil Underwood was inaugurated as governor

1970

Governor's Succession Amendment ratified, allowing two successive terms

Other events that happened on or around 1970

Nov 07, 1972

Arch A. Moore Jr. became the first governor to succeed himself under the Governor's Succession Amendment

Other events that happened on or around November 07, 1972


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