Re: Democrats call for African-American Justin Fairfax resignation on denied allegations; ignore admitted black face by white Governor and Attorney General
Will He Do It In Black Face?
Date: February 09, 2019 09:01PM
> There is little chance the Democrats will lose the
> Governorship. Under state law, if the governor of
> Virginia leaves office early, they are succeeded
> by the lieutenant governor.
> If the lieutenant governor is, for some reason,
> unable to assume the governorship, the attorney
> general becomes governor. If the attorney general,
> too, is unable to serve as governor, the speaker
> of the Virginia House of Delegates ascends to the
> governorship. That last part is notable in that
> the current speaker is a Republican, Kirk Cox,
> raising the possibility that the trio of scandals
> could result in Virginia's governorship switching
> However, this would require Northam, Fairfax, and
> Herring to all leave office, either through
> resigning or impeachment, roughly at the same
> time, which is unlikely. Moreover, if there are
> multiple resignations or impeachments, the order
> in which these departures happen will be crucial
> in determining who serves as Virginia's governor.
> That's because Virginia's lieutenant governorship
> and attorney generalship also have their own
> succession rules. If Virginia's lieutenant
> governor leaves office mid-term for whatever
> reason, the governor appoints a replacement, who
> serves as lieutenant governor until the next
> general election.
I don't think Virginians are going to stand for the sight of Ralph Northam appointing a new Lieutenant Governor.