Lieutenant Governor of California

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Lieutenant Governor of California
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California State Seal
Eleni Kounalakis

since January 7, 2019
StyleThe Honorable
Term lengthFour years, two term limit
Inaugural holderJohn McDougall
FormationCalifornia 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 Eleni Kounalakis. The office was created in 1849.