Newly elected Governor of California Arnold Schwarzenegger is to be sworn-in on 17 November (03) in Sacramento, California, it was announced yesterday (04NOV03).

The Terminator muscleman will take his vow at 11am in front of California CHIEF JUSTICE RONALD GEORGE and 7,500 invited guests.

The event is set to cost $250,000 (GBP156,000) and is being paid for by money raised from private donations.

Communications director ROB STUTZMAN says, "It's important to strike the right balance in light of the state's budget crisis."

05/11/2003 14:06