Posts Tagged ‘hold over’

What’s Stopping Former Mayor Gavin Newsom From Holding Over All the Way ‘Til January 3, 2012?

Tuesday, January 4th, 2011

I mean, really, what’s stopping him? And what’s the difference between holding over one week or 50?

Sure, what I’m trying to do is kind of fucked up, but who’s going to stop me? Like, do you have standing to sue me? Nooooope. Not many people do.

CALIFORNIA CONSTITUTION, ARTICLE 5, EXECUTIVE

SEC. 2. The Governor shall be elected every fourth year at the same time and places as members of the Assembly and hold office from the Monday after January 1 following the election until a successor qualifies.

SEC. 11. The Lieutenant Governor, Attorney General, Controller, Secretary of State, and Treasurer shall be elected at the same time and places and for the same term as the Governor.