2 to call for vote to scrap No. 2 job

Posted: August 15, 2014 at 3:07 a.m.

Sens. Keith Ingram and Jimmy Hickey said Thursday that they will introduce a proposed constitutional amendment during the next legislative session to eliminate the lieutenant governor's office.

Reader poll

What do you think about abolishing the lieutenant governor's office?

  • It's a good idea: The position is unnecessary. 44% 74 votes
  • It's a bad idea: The governor needs his right-hand man. 13% 22 votes
  • The plan could work, but I want to see all the details. 20% 33 votes
  • The proposal seems like a political stunt. 19% 32 votes
  • Other (please comment) 2% 4 votes

165 total votes.

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