TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — New Jersey will soon have a new governor on a temporary basis.
State Senate President Steve Sweeney will become acting governor on Sunday, when Gov. Chris Christie and his family head to Florida for a Disney World vacation.READ MORE: Massive Swarm Of Honeybees In Hive On Nassau County-Owned Property Is Testing Patience Of Nearby Homeowners
The Democrat will remain in the post until the Republican governor returns on Thursday. He vowed not to “create any mischief” while in power.READ MORE: Former Police Commissioner Bill Bratton And Others Express Concern Over New York City's Handling Of Violent Crimes
Sweeney gets the job because Lt. Gov. Kim Guadagno will also be out of town this coming week, and the senate president is next in the line of succession.
Sweeney previously served as acting governor in January, while former Gov. Jon Corzine was on vacation and just days before Christie was sworn in.MORE NEWS: Then And Now: Reflecting On The AIDS Epidemic With Leaders Of GMHC
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