Abel Maldonado

Republican candidate, California Lieutenant Governor


Three-term state senator and incumbent Lieutenant Governor, appointed to that position by Governor Schwarzenegger in November, 2009, after John Garamendi was elected to Congress; Republican candidate for California Lieutenant Governor

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California's  lieutenant governor  takes over when the governor is incapacitated or out of state.

The Candidates for Lieutenant Governor

California's lieutenant governor takes over when the governor is incapacitated or out of state.

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