In future recalls, let the lieutenant governor be acting governor until the next regular election, columnist George Skelton says.
California law should be changed to require the lieutenant governor to serve if a recall is successful, says a longtime legislative expert.
The date of California's recall election still is not set, but voters may decide the governor's fate closer to Labor Day than November.
Joe Biden’s selection of Kamala Harris was a first step in paying back the Black voters who did so much to revive his political fortunes in South Carolina. But if Biden is elected, he will have an incredible opportunity to elevate an unprecedented number of new Black governors -- due to the high number of Black lieutenant governors poised to move up if a vacancy occurs – and perhaps a few United States senators as well. (He could also “create” California’s first woman governor and several Hispanic and Native American governors.)
The state Republican Party is asking the Fair Political Practices Commission to investigate Lt. Gov. Eleni Kounalakis’ office, arguing she imp…
Taxpayers aren't paying for the lieutenant governor's new office furniture.
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Democrat Eleni Kounalakis has topped all primary contenders in the race to replace California Lt. Gov. Gavin Newsom.