According to the online news Rod Blagojevich, now former governor of Illinois, becomes the first U.S. governor in more than 20 years to be removed by impeachment. One of the complaints about him was that he was distant and very rarely came to Springfield, the state's capital city, since he resides in Chicago. Granted Springfield is out of the way but travel shouldn't be an issue.
My question is how many other states have a governor that doesn't reside during his term in office in the capital city? Granted I never gave it a thought - DUH on my part - until it was mentioned this afternoon. The only time I remember the governor and/or lieutenant governor not living in Frankfort was during the time the Governor's or Lt. Governor's Mansions respectively were being renuvated.
Anyone know how it is in other states? Evidently isn't a requirement to govern.