publication date: Thursday, August 8, 2019 (part of Summer 2019)

category: Government

clue: Considering that her predecessor's tenure was shorter than the amount of time you have to solve this goo, and that she has publicly stated that she does not want the job, she might not still be governor by the time this goo expires, continuing the chaos endured by her citizens.

explanation: Vázquez Garced became the governor of Puerto Rico the day before this goo was published, after corrupt governor Ricardo Rosselló was forced to resign amid mass protests, and his appointed successor Pedro Pierluisi was ruled legally ineligible for the job after five days. She said publicly that she does not want to be governor, regardless of the order of succession in the constitution. more…

difficulty: medium

solved by: Russ Wilhelm, Steve West, Samir Mehta, LaVonne Lemler, Chris Lemler, Richard Slominsky, Matthew Preston, and Erik Bates


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