California’s Legislature, 2011 ed.

Thursday marked the release of the 2011 edition of California’s Legislature by the Assembly Chief Clerk’s Office. The book, updated and released periodically since the 1940s, was most recently updated in 2006. Among the features in the new edition; The party composition of the Legislature for each session since 1849. An expanded glossary of legislative […]

State Legislative Primary Candidate Report (9/14/2011)

The current count for state legislative candidates being tracked for the 2012 Primary is; TOTAL: 219 Legislators: 83 Curent Legislators (38%), 18 Former Legislators (8%), 118 Non-Legislators (54%) Previous Candidates*: 117 have JoinCalifornia biographies (53%), 102 do not (47%) Parties: 135 Democrats (62%), 79 Republicans (36%), 4 No Party Preference (2%), 1 Green (0%)   […]

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 […]