Out of Virginia’s 71 previous governors, none of them have left office prior to the end of their term before.
In light of Virginia Governor Bob McDonnell’s financial controversy, the state will need to consider what actions should be taken. This includes forcing an official to step down early or resign for the first time.
What are the steps for the removal process and what could be the effects of these actions?
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