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Because it is an elected position and he does not have the authority to fire an an elected official. As an elected position is chosen by the people the governor does not have the authority to change that. It is possible that the governor and lt governor are from different parties by the will of the people. As a side note even if the governor appoints someone ...


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No US states started with such a provision. These came about in a wave after the defaults in the 1830-1840s when most US states had borrowed internationally (e.g. from London or the Dutch) and the US federal government refused to bail them out: The first wave of adoptions among 19 states during 1842–57 is closely linked to the financial panic of 1837 and ...


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