Ceremonial Swearing in of Garamendi Thursday Afternoon

We received the following press announcement from Speaker Nancy Pelosi’s office this afternoon.

Washington, D.C. – Speaker Nancy Pelosi will hold a ceremonial swearing-in for Congressman-elect John Garamendi of California on Thursday, November 5 at Noon.

Garamendi will be sworn in tomorrow afternoon on the House floor to fill the 10th district seat of California left open when Ellen Tauscher resigned to become the State Department’s Undersecretary for Arms Control and International Security Affairs.  

  2 comments for “Ceremonial Swearing in of Garamendi Thursday Afternoon

  1. DUPLOJOHN
    November 4, 2009 at 5:42 pm

    So now, according to the state constitution the Governor gets to name his replacement.

    Interesting.

  2. Howard be my name
    November 5, 2009 at 7:52 am

    Yes, the Gov names a replacement but the appointee must be confirmed by the Legislature. IOW he can’t get away with naming Poizner or Whitman.

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