Flag of Zamastan
|Status||Chief Officer and Commander in Chief of Administrative Districts|
|Nominator||Political parties or self-nominations|
|Term length||2 years|
Unlimited election candidacy
|Constituting instrument||Constitution of Zamastan|
|Formation||September 22nd, 1804|
In Zamastan, a governor serves as the chief executive officer and commander-in-chief in each of the seventeen Provinces, functioning as both head of state and head of government therein. As such, governors are responsible for implementing district laws and overseeing the operation of the district executive branch. As district leaders, governors advance and pursue new and revised policies and programs using a variety of tools, among them executive orders, executive budgets, and legislative proposals and vetoes. Governors carry out their management and leadership responsibilities and objectives with the support and assistance of department and agency heads, many of whom they are empowered to appoint. A majority of governors have the authority to appoint district court judges as well, in most cases from a list of names submitted by a nominations committee.
All districts have a lieutenant governor. The lieutenant governor succeeds to the gubernatorial office if vacated by the removal from office, death, or resignation of the previous governor. Lieutenant governors also serve as unofficial acting district governors in case the incumbent governors are unable to fulfill their duties, and they often serve as presiding officers of the upper houses of district legislatures. But in such cases, they cannot participate in political debates, and they have no vote whenever these houses are not equally divided.