If a vacancy occurs during the term of office of the

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76 If a vacancy occurs during the term of office of the lieutenant governor (such as death, resignation, or succession to the governorship), how is a new lieutenant governor selected? the president pro tempore of the Texas Senate takes over the vacated position for the remainder of the term of office the Senate elects one of its members to the position of lieutenant governor to serve the balance of the vacant term the governor appoints a new lieutenant governor, with the approval of a vote of the full legislature the president of the Senate moves into the position of Lieutenant for the remainder of the Lieutenant Governor's term of office by a called special state-wide election to fill the remaining term of the former lieutenant governor
77 Who was the lieutenant governor of Texas to succeed Governor George W. Bush when Bush resigned as governor to become president of the United States?
Ted Cruz David Dewhurst Bill Ratliff Rick Perry 78. The first Republican to be elected governor in Texas following the Reconstruction administration of Gov. E.J. Davis was
79. The base sales tax rate for the State of Texas is
the U.S. Congress. now gone, abandoned when the State of Texas moved to a bicameral organization in the 1970s. now banned by the U.S. Constitution. 81 The Texas Legislature is a creation of the Texas Constitution of 1876. the U.S. Supreme Court decision in Lopez v. Texas. Article I of the United States Constitution. the annexation agreement between the United States and the Republic of Texas. the Constitutional Convention of 1787.
82 In order to be a member of the Texas House of Representatives, one must be at least ___ years old to be elected and a resident of Texas for _____ years prior to the election.
26/five 18/one 35/five 83
The predominant occupations for members of today's Texas legislature are
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Who, among the following elected officials, is NOT a member of the Legislative Redistricting Board? Attorney General of Texas Texas Comptroller of Public Accounts Speaker of the Texas House of Representatives Lieutenant Governor of Texas Governor of Texas
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