Lt. Gov. Sean Parnell, back, issues the oath of office to state Reps. Scott Kawasaki, D-Fairbanks, left, Jay Ramras, R-Fairbanks, John Harris, R-Valdez, and John Coghill, R-North Pole during the first day of the 2009 Legislative session in the capitol in Juneau, Alaska Tuesday, Jan. 20, 2009.
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Lt. Governor Sean Parnell will be sworn into the governor's position on July 26, 2009.