Gov. Carlos Lopez-Cantera was officially sworn in Monday morning, becoming the 19th lieutenant governor in Florida’s history and the first Latino to hold that position.
Former Miami-Dade Property Appraiser Carlos Lopez-Cantera will be sworn in as lieutenant governor on Monday.
Ten months after Jennifer Carroll left the job, Gov. Rick Scott has finally selected a replacement lieutenant governor who will also run with him for re-election in November.
Miami-Dade Property Appraiser Carlos Lopez-Cantera is expected to be named as the state’s next lieutenant governor.
A lawsuit has been filed by a Tallahassee lobbyist and political activist to try and force Governor Rick Scott to select a lieutenant governor.
By all accounts, 2013 should have been a quiet year in politics. In Washington, the President was riding high after an easy re-election. In Tallahassee, the Republicans remained in firm control of the state’s government. And locally, there were no major elections to embarrass South Florida.
Five months after Jennifer Carroll abruptly resigned as lieutenant governor, Rick Scott is moving slowly to replace her.
You may not know it, but the state of Florida has been without a number two in the state government for the last five months.
Almost three months after she resigned in the wake of a gambling probe into an organization that had been one of her business clients, there is still no replacement for former Lt. Gov. Jennifer Carroll.
Florida’s former lieutenant governor has an explosive new job.