|47th Lieutenant Governor of California
November 4, 2009 – April 27, 2010
|Preceded by||John Garamendi|
|Succeeded by||Abel Maldonado|
April 3, 1962 |
Sacramento County, California, U.S.
On November 3, 2009, California Lieutenant Governor John Garamendi was elected to the United States House of Representatives representing California's 10th congressional district, leaving the office of lieutenant governor vacant. On November 4, 2009, California Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger appointed Pasquil, Garamendi's Chief of Staff, as acting lieutenant governor pending the confirmation of Abel Maldonado.
Pasquil's appointment marked several firsts for the position: she became California's first Asian lieutenant governor; its first Filipino lieutenant governor; its first female lieutenant governor; and the first California acting lieutenant governor not to succeed to the position from the President pro tempore of the California State Senate.
|Acting Lieutenant Governor of California
November 4, 2009–April 27, 2010
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