Lieutenant Governor of California

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Lieutenant Governor of California
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California State Seal
Gavin Newsom

since January 10, 2011
Style The Honorable
Term length Four years, two term limit
Inaugural holder John McDougall
Formation California Constitution

The Lieutenant Governor of California is an important political office in the state of California. If the Governor of California is unable to serve or dies in office, the Lieutenant Governor serves as Governor instead. The current Lieutenant Governor is Gavin Newsom. The office was created in 1849.