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  PA Lieutenant Governor - Succession
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Parents > United States > Pennsylvania > Lieutenant Governor
OfficeLieutenant Governor
Type Appointment
Filing Deadline November 12, 2008 - 12:00pm
Polls Open November 12, 2008 - 06:00am
Polls Close November 12, 2008 - 07:00pm
Term Start November 12, 2008 - 06:00pm
Term End January 18, 2011 - 12:00pm
ContributorScottĀ³
Last ModifiedScottĀ³ November 16, 2010 06:24pm
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Description As per the PA Constitution, Article IV, Section 14 [Link] ... " In case of the death, conviction on impeachment, failure to qualify or resignation of the Lieutenant Governor, or in case he should become Governor under section 13 of this article, the President pro tempore of the Senate shall become Lieutenant Governor for the remainder of the term."

Lt. Governor Catherine Baker Knoll passed away on November 12, 2008.
LAST GENERAL ELECTION
  PartyDemocratic Won11/07/2006
NameCatherine Baker Knoll Votes2,470,517 (60.36%)
Term01/16/2007 - 11/12/2008 Margin848,382 (+20.73%)
NEXT GENERAL ELECTION
  PartyRepublican Won11/02/2010
NameJames F. Cawley Votes2,172,763 (54.49%)
Term01/18/2011 - 01/20/2015 Margin357,975 (+8.98%)
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Name President Pro Tempore Joseph B. Scarnati III  
PartyRepublican  
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