lieutenant governor


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lieutenant governor

1. a deputy governor
2. (in the US) an elected official who acts as deputy to a state governor and succeeds him if he dies
3. (in Canada) the representative of the Crown in a province: appointed by the federal government acting for the Crown
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Article XIII, section 3 is apparently the source of the legislature's authority to enact the vacancy-filling provisions of the Public Officers Law, but its requirement that the appointee filling a vacancy cannot serve "longer than the commencement of the political year next succeeding the first annual election after the happening of the vacancy" (102) is arguably inconsistent with the governor's power to appoint a lieutenant governor to fill out the remainder of the lieutenant governor's term.
The Lieutenant Governor, John Harnum, acting in my understanding on the advice of Eugene Forsey, the foremost constitutional expert of his day, refused to dissolve the House, and instead directed Mr.
The vestibule opened onto an outer hall which led into the Lieutenant Governor's office, the inner hall, and the drawing room.
The contacts made over the tenure of Lieutenant Governor Guadagno's accomplished career will allow her to diversify the support for Fulfill and provide their neighbors with the tools they need to win the battle against hunger.
If voters approve the constitutional amendment in 2020, there'd still be plenty of time to sort out the role of the lieutenant governor before the 2026 election.
"Given the important role of the Lieutenant Governor with the General Assembly, the Court finds this should be addressed sooner than later," he wrote.
The panel, headed by former Comptroller and Auditor General VK Shunglu, had scanned 404 files and said this week that its examination of hundreds decisions revealed that Kejriwal's government had failed to consult the Lieutenant Governor for important decisions on subjects which by law he must be consulted.
The lieutenant governor learned more about WMG's Intelligent Vehicles research, including the state-ofthe-art 3xD Simulator for intelligent vehicles and its work with Coventrybased partner RDM to test driverless pods.
Correction: An earlier version of this story said incorrectly that the lieutenant governor is required to live in Austin.
Before he was elected lieutenant governor in 2010 with Democratic Gov.
The main job of the lieutenant governor is to be the presiding officer of the State Senate.
While the pervasiveness of direct democracy around the country may at first appear to negate any special claim Alaska might have to the process, Alaska is unique in that the Lieutenant Governor alone has the power to prevent an unconstitutional initiative from reaching the ballot.