Assemblymember Toni Atkins, D-San Diego, center, is congratulated by Assemblywoman Lorena Gonzalez, D-San Diego, right, after she was elected Assembly Speaker at the Capitol in Sacramento, Calif., ... more 
Assemblymember Toni Atkins, D-San Diego, center, is congratulated by Assemblywoman Lorena Gonzalez, D-San Diego, right, after she was elected Assembly Speaker at the Capitol in Sacramento, Calif., Monday, March 17, 2014. By a unanimous voice vote, Atkins was elected to replace current Speaker John Perez, D- Los Angeles. Perez says a transition date has not been set but that it will be before summer. Atkins will be the third woman to lead the Assembly. (AP Photo/Rich Pedroncelli) less 
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Associated Press | Photo By Rich Pedroncelli
Mon, Mar 17, 2014 5:39 PM EDT