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 Governor of California - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
Governors are elected by the majority vote of those voters voting within the state during an election for the office, and serve terms of four years when they prevail, with a limit of two terms.
If a governor is challenged, by any group of citizens within a state, prior to the next scheduled gubernatorial election, the state can hold a recall election to remove a governor, provided enough signatures are collected and all are verified by the election recorder's office, also each signator must be a valid registered voter.
Any governor in California can be replaced (which includes the current standing governor) with an impeachment process of the state legislators regardless of any election held such as a recall.
www.hackettstown.us /project/wikipedia/index.php/Governor_of_California   (864 words)

 2003 California recall - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
California was hit harder than other states at the end of the speculative bubble known as the "dot-com boom" — from 1996 to 2000 — when Silicon Valley was the center of the internet economy.
California had a $95 million contract with Oracle Corporation that was found to be unnecessary and overpriced by the state auditor.
California's Constitution requires that a recall election be held within 80 days of the date the recall petition is certified, or within 180 days if a regularly scheduled statewide election comes within that time.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/2003_California_recall   (4004 words)

 Governor of California Information - TextSheet.com
The Governor of California is the highest executive authority in the state government, whose responsibilities include making yearly "state of the state" addresses to the state legislature, submitting the budget, and ensuring that state laws are enforced and government runs smoothly.
The governor has the power to veto legislation, overrideable by a two-thirds majority in both houses, and can veto particular items from an appropriations bill while leaving others intact (see line-item veto).
The 2003 California recall was a representative recall movement that successfully forced sitting governor Gray Davis into a special recall election.
www.medbuster.com /encyclopedia/g/go/governor_of_california.html   (210 words)

 Office of the Lt. Governor - Office of the Lt. Governor: Responsibilites   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
The Lieutenant Governor of the State of California is a statewide constitutional officer elected separately from the Governor.
Under Article 5, Section 10 of the California State Constitution, any time that the Governor is absent from the state or is unable to perform the duties of office, the Lieutenant Governor assumes the full powers and responsibilities of the Chief Executive.
The Lieutenant Governor is one of seven members of this task force that oversees the mobilization and effective delivery of the State's resources to rural California, including community development block grant funds.
www.ltg.ca.gov /office_of/responsibilities/respon.asp   (766 words)

 2003 California Recall Election - Facts and History   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
California's first-ever gubernatorial recall election was held on October 7, and after several legal and procedural delays the results were certified on November 14th, 2003, making Davis the first governor recalled in the history of California, and just the second in U.S. history.
Many observers outside California, and some members of the press, consistently called the recall "chaos" and "madness" as well as a "circus" and "nightmare." With the candidacies of a few celebrities and many regular Californians, the entire affair became a joke to some and an "only in California" event.
The movement in California was spearheaded by then-Governor Hiram Johnson, a reformist, as a "precautionary measure by which a recalcitrant official can be removed." No illegality has to be committed by politicians in order them to be recalled.
www.impeachgraydavis.com   (3568 words)

 The Governor of California thanks you
The Governor appreciates hearing from concerned and involved Californians, as well as from individuals all over the world who have an interest in California.
Governor Schwarzenegger is committed to restoring your confidence in state government.
Governor Schwarzenegger is proud to serve you and all Californians.
www.talkaboutsoftware.com /group/linux.debian.ports.arm/messages/797.html   (263 words)

 CNN.com - Coming soon: Schwarzenegger's transition team - Oct. 9, 2003
California is the nation's most populous state and its economy ranks among the top 10 in the world.
California voters, angry over a lackluster economy and disenchanted with Democratic Gov. Gray Davis' leadership style, cut short his second term, recalling him less than a year after his re-election.
California voters also defeated two propositions, including Proposition 54, a ballot measure that would have prohibited the state from collecting data about race.
www.cnn.com /2003/ALLPOLITICS/10/08/recall.main   (1142 words)

 The California Budget Project
Governor Schwarzenegger’s California Recovery Team, a business-backed coalition, has placed an initiative on the November special election ballot that would dramatically change the rules governing the state’s budget process and make significant changes to the Proposition 98 school funding guarantee.
California offers more than three dozen programs designed to help families achieve homeownership, increase the state’s housing supply, and ensure that individuals with special needs have a roof over their heads.
California has a larger share of working families with low incomes than the rest of the United States, according to a new report by the California Budget Project.
www.cbp.org   (1657 words)

 Recall Governor of California for California State Government
The grounds for the recall are as follows: Gross mismanagement of California Finances by overspending taxpayers' money, threatening public safety by cutting funds to local governments, failing to account for the exorbitant cost of the energy fiasco, and failing in general to deal with the state's major problems until they get to the crisis stage.
California should not have to be known as the state with poor schools, traffic jams, outrageous utility bills, and huge debts all caused by gross mismanagement.
California, along with 37 other states, is facing a budget deficit due to the bad national economy.
www.smartvoter.org /2003/10/07/ca/state/recall_arg.html   (319 words)

 california governor recall and other california related information   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
California governor to face recall vote Davis vows to 'fight like a Bengal tiger' California Gov. Gray Davis, a Democrat, branded the Republican-led drive to oust him ``a hostile takeover by the right...
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Statewide Results as of Oct 28 9:56am, 100.0% of Precincts Reporting (15235/15235) Governor of California Recall Shall Gray Davis be recalled (removed) from the office of governor?; State of California...
www.nethorde.com /california/california-governor-recall.html   (359 words)

 BBC NEWS | World | Americas | Arnie wins California election
It is the first time in the state's history that Californians have voted to sack their governor mid-term.
"I want to be the governor of the people," he said, pledging to reach out to everyone in the state - across the political, ethnic or religious spectrum.
The toughest choice however, he said, was building the state of California and stopping infighting among politicians.
news.bbc.co.uk /1/hi/world/americas/3173276.stm   (734 words)

 Recall in California
The 2003 recall movement against Governor Gray Davis was spearheaded by the People's Advocate, the anti-tax group founded by Paul Gann, and now headed by his associate, Ted Costa, and by a group of Republican Party activists including Shawn Steel, outgoing state Republican Party Chairman, and Sal Russo, a leading GOP strategist.
On July 25, 2003, the California Supreme Court declined to consider a restraining order delaying the election until the recall petition circulators' legal status was determined.
The 2003 Multilingual Survey of California Voters, USC Annenberg Institute for Justice and Journalism, The Pew Center, The Thomas Rivera Policy Institute, New California Media, Sept. 26, 2003.
www.igs.berkeley.edu /library/htRecall2003.html   (4631 words)

 California State Parks
The new policy calls upon recreational providers across the state to take a bold direction and exercise a leadership role in ensuring that a full range of stimulating, enjoyable and safe recreation experiences are available to their constituents.
California State Parks is pleased to announce that we have settled an accessibility lawsuit by agreeing to a comprehensive plan to improve access for our visitors with physical disabilities.
California State Parks announced on Friday, July 22, 2005, that a new public-private partnership with the 5.11 Tactical Company, one of the largest uniform and equipment suppliers in the nation, has provided State Parks with 27,500 new insignia patches for uniformed personnel within State Parks.
www.parks.ca.gov   (824 words)

 Brian Flemming for Governor of California
While Cruz Bustamante's loyalty is admirable, his (and other major Democrats') refusal to run will likely leave those of us who are opposed to the recall with few credible options on the second part of the recall ballot.
As many experts have pointed out, should Davis lose the recall vote, it is quite possible that a Republican with a small minority of votes could take the governor's office.
Cruz M. Bustamante takes the governor's office, even by unusual means, that will be by far the best result for our state and our democracy.
www.slumdance.com /flemmingforgovernor   (625 words)

 California Department of Housing and Community Development
As California's principal housing agency, the mission of HCD is to provide leadership, policies and programs to expand and preserve safe and affordable housing opportunities and promote strong communities for all Californians.
California Department of Housing and Community Development Director Lucetta Dunn announced the award of more that $34.5 million to provide shelter for 2,128 homeless individuals in 24 counties throughout the state.
Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger announced on May 18, 2004, the appointment of Lucetta Dunn as director of the Department of Housing and Community Development.
housing.hcd.ca.gov   (850 words)

 Governor's Office of Planning and Research - Welcome
The Office of Planning and Research in conjunction with the California Department of Forestry and Fire Protection, Governor's Office of Emergency Services, Regional Council of Rural Counties, and the California State Association of Counties has developed a publication entitled Hazard Mitigation: Fire Hazard Planning and the General Plan.
This White Paper is designed to support the Governor who is required by state law to prepare a comprehensive State Environmental Goals and Policy Report (EGPR).
California's workforce development system profoundly impacts the 3-E's and, accordingly, should be reflected in the EGPR.
www.opr.ca.gov   (768 words)

 Governor California Recall Gray Davis   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
Not only will the next Governor be looking at how you voted but so will all of the other elected officials in the State of California.
If the California budget is to be balanced the next Governor will need to see that the State spends less and he will need your moral support.
As usual California is on the cutting edge demonstrating its leadership.
www.governorcalifornia.us   (1656 words)

 CALIFORNIA / Governor picks general to lead state's National Guard / Nominee is now stationed in Kosovo, returns in ...
CALIFORNIA / Governor picks general to lead state's National Guard / Nominee is now stationed in Kosovo, returns in September
Dunn, who also oversaw a legislative investigation of Enron that resulted in public disclosure of the company's illegal trading schemes in the California power market, has complained the Guard is not cooperating with his inquiry, and has also threatened to subpoena several guard members for depositions.
The Guard has acknowledged that it erased the hard drive of a computer and a wireless handheld communication device used by the former supervisor of the intelligence unit, despite a request from Dunn on the same day that all documents and records related to the matter be preserved.
www.sfgate.com /cgi-bin/article.cgi?f=/c/a/2005/07/26/BAGVNDTEBB1.DTL   (625 words)

 If you want change, vote for me
And Californians must elect a governor who is not afraid to make the bold decisions to put our state back on its way to greatness.
The California Medical Association white paper titled “California’s Emergency Services—A System in Crisis” showed that 80 percent of the hospital emergency rooms lost money in fiscal 1999.
Add to this millions of dollars in payments for child delivery services and Temporary Assistance for Needy Families for women illegally in California and you begin to understand why the state is sinking in red ink.
www.calnews.com /archives/guzzardi38.htm   (1036 words)

 USATODAY.com - Schwarzenegger challenges Legislature to pass plan   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
SACRAMENTO — Arnold Schwarzenegger took command of his first full day as governor Tuesday and exhorted Californians to demand that the Legislature take no more than three weeks to pass his plan to solve the state's budget crisis.
Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger takes a question at his first press conference as governor of California.
The governor is also asking the Legislature to repeal a law that would allow illegal immigrants to get driver's licenses.
www.usatoday.com /news/nation/2003-11-18-schwarzenegger-plan_x.htm   (644 words)

 The Terminator for governor — is it the dreaded ‘End of Days’?   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
Typically, the next California governor’s election wouldn’t be until 2006, by which time Arnold might be gumming people to death in “Terminator 4.” Fortunately for him, a recall election has been called to oust the appropriately surnamed Gray Davis.
A governor needs to be able to relate to all peoples in a consistent manner.
In the 1960s Ronald Reagan also ran for governor as an aw-shucks, from-the-hip sort of guy, while behind the scenes he made history as the first state candidate to hire outside political consultants, who used psychologists at the Behavioral Sciences Corp. to package their candidate and craft his position papers.
www.msnbc.com /news/924209.asp   (1088 words)

 Upton Sinclair, the California EPIC Movement - 1934
The meaning of our movment to End Poverty In California and its polling the largest vote ever cast in a California primary, is that our people have reached the saturation point as regards suffering.
I have been telling the people of California for the past year that this is the permanent crisis, the one which does not pass away.
The “EPIC” (End Poverty in California) movement proposes that our unemployed shall be put at productive labor, producing everything which they themselves consume and exchanging those goods among themselves by a method of barter, using warehouse receipts or labor certificates or whatever name you may choose to give to the paper employed.
www.sfmuseum.org /hist1/sinclair.html   (969 words)

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