Five Ways to Become Lieutenant Governor

During research into the history of the office of Lieutenant Governor, one interesting fact became increasingly obvious; there are more different ways to assume that office than any other. In fact, our current count is that there have been five distinct ways to assume California’s second highest office; Election by voters in a statewide election […]

“Legislators of California” Wins National Award

JoinCalifornia editor Alex Vassar’s book “The Legislators of California” was awarded a 2011 Notable Document Award by the National Conference of State Legislatures. The award was presented by the Legislative Reference Librarians staff section of the NCSL at its 2011 Annual Conference. The Legislators of California, published in March 2011, explores the traits that mark […]