When Minnesotans go to the polls to pick their next governor, they will also be voting for the state's next lieutenant governor. The two run as a pair.
But what's the description for the job, anyway?
A lieutenant governor is the second highest state government official.
Minnesota's current lieutenant governor, Michelle Fischbach, took office in January following the resignation of the former Lt. Gov. Tina Smith who replaced Al Franken in the U.S. Senate. Franken resigned his office amidst allegations of sexual misconduct.
Here's a rundown of the duties of the lieutenant governor in under 60 seconds.
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