February 11, 2010
Appointment to fill the vacancy created by the resignation of Lt. Governor John Garamendi following his election to Congress. Appointment made by Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger. On February 12th, the Assembly denied the confirmation. The Governor later announced that he was withdrawing the nomination and would be resubmitting it.
- Senate Floor Vote: Passed (26-7)
- Assembly Floor Vote: Failed (37-35)