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CA Government and legislative process. Executive Branch—plural executive and statewide offices. Governor 2 four year terms Lt Governor Serves as governor if s/he dies Attorney General Chief legal prosecutor for the state Secretary of State Oversees elections Treasurer Controller

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Executive branch plural executive and statewide offices
Executive Branch—plural executive and statewide offices.

  • Governor

  • 2 four year terms

  • Lt Governor

  • Serves as governor if s/he dies

  • Attorney General

  • Chief legal prosecutor for the state

  • Secretary of State

  • Oversees elections

  • Treasurer

  • Controller

  • Superintendent of Public Instruction

  • Insurance Commissioner


Powers of the governor
Powers of the Governor

  • Appointment

  • Staff and Department heads

  • SC and Appellate judges, court vacancies

  • Veto

  • Including line-item veto

  • Proposes legislation and budget

  • Grant parole, pardon, and commutation of sentences


Removal
Removal

  • By impeachment or by recall


Legislature
Legislature

  • Assembly

  • 80 members, 2 year terms

  • 48 Dem 32 Rep

  • Leadership: Speaker of the Assembly, Fabian Nunez

  • Senate

  • 40 members, 4 year terms, staggered elections

  • 25 Dem 15 Rep

  • Leadership: President Pro Tem, Don Perata


Professionalization and backlash
Professionalization and backlash

  • 1966 Legislature becomes full-time, highest pay, more staff—model of professionalism

  • 1990 Term limits introduced


Districts
Districts

  • since Reynolds v Simms (1964), all districts must have roughly equal population



Locally assembly
Locally--Assembly

  • 19 District—Gene Mullin (D)


Contd
contd

  • 12 District—Leland Yee


Local senate representation
Local Senate Representation

  • 8th Senate District—Jackie Speier

  • 3rd District—Carole Migden


How a bill becomes a law
How a bill becomes a law

If bill requires an appropriation, needs 2/3 of both houses


Ca congressional delegation
CA Congressional delegation

  • 53 Representatives to the House

  • Locally: Nancy Pelosi and Tom Lantos

  • 2 US Senators

  • Diane Feinstein and Barbara Boxer


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