Lieutenant Governor of California
|Lieutenant Governor of California|
California State Seal
|Term length||Four years, two term limit|
|Inaugural holder||John McDougall|
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 Eleni Kounalakis. The office was created in 1849.