List of lieutenant governors of California
This is a list of lieutenant governors of the U.S. state of California, 1850 to present. In California, the Lieutenant Governor and the Governor do not run together on the same ticket. The Lieutenant Governor can therefore be affiliated with a different political party than that of the Governor. Per the 1879 California Constitution, the Lieutenant Governor is the President of the State Senate.
Living former lieutenant governors
As of May 2013[update], eight former lieutenant governors (seven official, one acting) were alive. The oldest living lieutenant governor is Edwin Reinecke (1969–1974, born 1924, age 89). The most recent lieutenant governor to die was Mervyn Dymally (1975–1979) on October 7, 2012.
|Lt. Governor||Lt. Gubernatorial term||Date of birth|
|Edwin Reinecke||1969–1974||January 7, 1924|
|John L. Harmer||1974–1975||April 28, 1934|
|Mike Curb||1979–1983||December 24, 1944|
|Gray Davis||1995–1999||December 26, 1942|
|Cruz Bustamante||1999–2007||January 4, 1953|
|John Garamendi||2007–2009||January 24, 1945|
|Mona Pasquil||2009–2010||April 3, 1962|
|Abel Maldonado||2010–2011||August 21, 1967|
- "History of California Constitutional Officers". California Secretary of State. p. 6. Retrieved January 17, 2011.
- Current Candidates for Lieutenant Governor