Which statement is FALSE?The lieutenant governor becomes governor if the office becomes vacant. The plural executive is composed of appointed officials. The Secretary of State is responsible for...

Which statement is FALSE?

The lieutenant governor becomes governor if the office becomes vacant.

The plural executive is composed of appointed officials.

The Secretary of State is responsible for legal documents, state elections, business charters, and signature verification for the direct democracy processes.

The state's Attorney General represents the state in lawsuits.

The state treasurer deposits tax money in private banks, sells government bonds, influence investments of public employee pension funds.

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nhsaint | Middle School Teacher | (Level 1) Adjunct Educator

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This depends on what government we are talking about - either a national or state government - but I will do my best to answer.

A. This is certainly true in all US states that I am aware of.

B. This is FALSE, at least in Texas. See the following link: http://www.cathedral-elpaso.org/advancedstudies/govt2306/ch02/sl-ch02-trms.htm

C. This seems true in all US states that I am aware of.

D. This is certainly true in all US states that I am aware of.

E. This is certainly true in all US states that I am aware of.

To answer your question, the false statement seems to be B: The plural executive is composed of appointed officials.

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