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Lieutenant Governors and the Governorship, 1984-2009


Table 1. Lieutenant Governors Who Became Governor



Notes: Italics in the years of LG service indicate a gap between the end of Lt. Governor and Governor service

* Arizona, Oregon and Wyoming have no Lt. Governor; the Secretary of State is next-in-line to succeed the governor

** After becoming Governor for a short period of time, Risch decided against running for re-election and instead ran for Lt. Governor again

*** No elected Lt. Governor; President of Senate bears that title

# Pending U.S. Senate confirmation of Gov. Jon Huntsman to post of Ambassador to China





Table 2. Lieutenant Governor Succession By The Numbers



Notes: *In these states, an elected Secretary of State is next-in-line to succeed the governor

**These states have no elected Lt. Gov or equivalent position

^Includes both Lt. Governors that were elected and succeeded to the office of Governor



Compiled by William Cooper and Isaac Wood, U.Va. Center for Politics.

Post date: 2009-07-30 00:00:00
Post date GMT: 1970-01-01 04:59:59


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