Louisiana Executive Branch


The executive branch is responsible for the administration and enforcement of the constitution and laws passed by the legislative branch.

Executive Branch JObs

The Roles of the Executive Branch:

  • Governor- John Bel Edwards
  • Lieutenant Governor- Jay Dardenne
  • Secretary of State- Tom Schedler
  • Attorney General- Jeff Landry
  • Treasurer- John Neely Kennedy
  • Commissioner of Agriculture and Forestry- Mike Strain
  • Commissioner of Insurance- James Donelon


The Governor is the head of the Louisiana Executive Branch and he is John Bel Edwards

Requirements for Governor:

  • have attained the age of 25 years
  • be an elector
  • have been a citizen of the United States
  • have been a citizen of Louisiana for at least the preceding year

State ELected Officials

This includes the Governor and his cabinet as well as the civil service and the state department.

Civil Service

The permanent professional branches of government's administration, excluding military and judicial branches and elected politicians.

Executive Departments

The Office of the Executive Departments works with the Secretary to ensure that the policies, administration, and operations of the agency are carried through in a sound and responsible manner.

Louisiana Lieutenant Governor

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