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Governor Scott appoints Lieutenant Governor

Today, Governor Rick Scott named Carlos Lopez-Cantera as his  Lieutenant Governor and running mate in the 2014 re-election effort.

Scott has taken his time filling the job position.
Scott said he took the right amount of time picking the state's first Hispanic  Lieutenant Governor.
    
Lopez-Cantera spent eight years in the State House, rising to majority leader.
He was then elected property appraiser in Miami Dade County in 2012.
    
Senate President Don Gaetz calls Lopez-Cantera a wise choice.
But others feel Scott made the wrong right choice,
Democrats called Lopez-Cantera "the poster child for what is *wrong with Tallahassee today"

"The economy is turning around and that is in great part to the leadership of this man, Rick Scott. I thank him for his leadership, thank him for the opportunity."
    
Lopez-Cantera replaces, Jennifer Carroll, who resigned abruptly from the position 10 months ago.