2018 Candidates for Governor

 


Candidates for Governor


John Chiang Chiang

https://johnchiang.com

John Chiang currently serves as Treasurer for the State of California. Chiang has served previously as Controller and as a member of the State Board of Equalization.


Delaine Eastin Delaine Eastin

http://www.delaineforgovernor.com/

Delaine Eastin has been working in the private sector since she served her terms as California's State Superintendent of Public Instruction, as a Member of the California State Assembly, and as Member of the City Council in Union City where an elementary school bears her name.


Gavin Newsom Gavin Newsom

https://www.gavinnewsom.com/

Gavin Newsom currently serves as Lieutenant Governor of the State of California. Newsom served previously as Mayor of the City of San Francisco and on the Board of Supervisors for the County of San Francisco. Newsom is the owner of several businesses.


Antonio Villaraigosa Antonio Villaraigosa

https://antonioforcalifornia.com/

Prior to serving as Mayor of the City of Los Angeles, Antonio Villaraigosa served on the city council. Hon. Villaraigosa's first elected position was as member of the California State Assembly where he served as Democratic Assembly Whip, Assembly Majority Leader, and Speaker of the Assembly. 


 California's statewide primary will be held on Tuesday, June 5, 2018.

2018 Candidates for Lt. Governor

Candidates for Lt. Governor


Jeff Bleich Jeff Bleich

http://www.jeffbleich.com/

The Honorable Jeffrey Bleich has worked in recent years at the firm of Munger, Tolles & Olson, and has been the CEO of Dentons LLP. In 2009, Hon. Bleich was appointed as U.S. Ambassador to Australia by President Obama. Hon. Bleich was an advisor to President Clinton. Hon. Bleich has not been elected to office previously.


Ed Hernandez, D.O. Sen. Ed Hernandez, O.D.

http://www.edhernandez4ca.com/

Sen. Ed Hernandez, O.D. served as an elected Member of the California State Assembly prior to his election to the California State Senate. Sen. Hernandez is licensed Doctor of Optometry. Prior to his election to public office, Sen. Hernandez served as President of California Optometric Association and as President of California Board of Optometry. 


Eleni Kounalakis Eleni Kounalakis

https://www.eleniforca.com/

The Honorable Eleni Tsakopoulos Kounalakis U.S. Ambassador to Hungary by President Barack Obama. Prior to her appointment, Hon. Kounalakis was President of AKT Development firm, one of the largest land developers in California. Hon. Kounalakis has not been elected to office previously, however she has served as Trustee for the War Memorial and Performing Arts Center as Mayor Gavin Newsom's appointee.


California's statewide primary will be held on Tuesday, June 5, 2018. 

2018 Candidates for Insurance Commissioner

Candidate for Insurance Commissioner


Ricardo Lara Ricardo Lara

http://www.ricardolara.com/ 

State Senator Ricardo Lara was elected to his first term in the State Senate of California in 2012. Prior to servince in the senate, Sen. Lara served in the State Assembly and on Planning Commission for City of Los Angeles. Before running for office, Sen. Lara served as Chief of Staff to Assembly Member Firebaugh when he was Majority Leader, and as District Director for then-Speaker of the Assembly, Fabian Nuñez, before serving as Communications Director for then-Assembly Member, Kevin De León.


 California's statewide primary will be held on Tuesday, June 5, 2018.

2018 Candidates for California State Attorney General

Candidates for Attorney General


Xavier Becerra Xavier Becerra

https://xavierbecerra.com/

Hon. Xavier Becerra was appointed to the position of California State Attorney General by Governor Jerry Brown and was sworn into office on January 24, 2017. Hon. Becerra served one term in the California State Assembly before his election to the U.S. House of Representatives in 1992, where he served representing Los Angeles-area voters until his appointment earlier this year.


Dave Jones Dave Jones

http://www.davejones2018.com/

Dave Jones currently serves as the publicly elected Insurance Commissioner for the State of California, an office to which he was first elected to serve in 2010. Hon. Jones was first elected to public office as Member of Sacramento City Council. In following the career path of former Senate Pro Tem Darrell Steinberg, Hon. Jones served in the State Assembly where he served as Chair of the Judiciary and Health Committees, among other committee and subcommittee assignments.

 


 California's statewide primary will be held on Tuesday, June 5, 2018.

2018 Candidates for California State Treasurer

Candidates for Treasurer


Mike Gatto Mike Gatto

http://www.mikegatto.com/

Asembly Member Mike Gatto was first elected to the California State Assembly in 2010 and served as the Assembly's Speaker pro Tempore in the 2011-2012 term. Hon. Gatto has worked as a school teacher and as an attorney for the firm of O'Melveny & Myers and for Mayer Brown LLP.


Fiona Ma Fiona Ma

https://www.fionama.com/

Early in her political career, Hon. Ma worked in then-Sen. John Burton's district office until she was elected to the San Francisco Board of Supervisors. She went on to be elected to California State Assembly and to serve as Majority Whip under Speaker Fabian Núñez and as Speaker pro Tempore during John A. Pérez's term as Speaker of the Assembly. In 2014, Hon. Ma was elected to the Board of Equalization where she now serves. 


 California's statewide primary will be held on Tuesday, June 5, 2018.

2018 Candidates for Insurance Commissioner

Candidate for Superintendent for Public Instruction


Tony Thurmond Tony Thurmond

http://www.tonythurmond.com/ 

Assembly Member Tony Thurmond currently represents the 15th Assembly District. Prior to his election to the California State Assembly, Hon. Thurmond served as on the Richmond City Council and on the West Contra Costa Unified School District.


 California's statewide primary will be held on Tuesday, June 5, 2018.

2018 Candidates for Insurance Commissioner

Candidate for Secretary of State


Alex Padilla Alex Padilla

http://www.alex-padilla.com/

State Senator Ricardo Lara was elected to his first term in the State Senate of California in 2012. Prior to servince in the senate, Sen. Lara served in the State Assembly and on Planning Commission for City of Los Angeles. Before running for office, Sen. Lara served as Chief of Staff to Assembly Member Firebaugh when he was Majority Leader, and as District Director for then-Speaker of the Assembly, Fabian Nuñez, before serving as Communications Director for then-Assembly Member, Kevin De León.


 California's statewide primary will be held on Tuesday, June 5, 2018.

2018 Candidates U.S. Senate

 


Candidates for U.S. Senate (CA)


Kevin de León Kevin de León

https://www.kevindeleon.com/

Kevin De León serves as the California State Senate President pro Temp. He currently represents downtown and East Los Angeles. Prior to being elected to State Senate District 22 (he currently serves SD24, after redistricting), pro Tem de León served in the California State Assembly representing the 22nd District. Prior to his terms in the State Senate, he represented the 45th Assembly District.


Dianne Feinstein Dianne Feinstein

http://www.diannefeinstein2012.com/

U.S. Senator Dianne Feinstein began her political career on the San Francsico County Board of Supervisors (1970-1978) and served as President of the Board in 1978. It was during her term as President of the Board of Supervisors when Mayor George Moscone was assassinated. Feinstein was appointed Mayor of City of San Francisco and served in that position until she won a special election for the U.S. Senate in 1992, where she has served ever since. 


California's statewide primary will be held on Tuesday, June 5, 2018.

 

 


Candidates for Reelection to the California State Legislature and U.S. House of Representatives


Jim Woodjimwood portrait

http://www.jim-wood.com/

Assemblymember Jim Wood was reelected to represent the 2nd Assembly District in November 2016—a district that includes all of Del Norte, Humboldt, Mendocino, and Trinity Counties, as well as northern and coastal Sonoma County.


Mike McGuire Mike McGuire

https://www.senatormikemcguire.com/

Mike is a third-generation Northern Californian, whose family farmed prunes and grapes in the Alexander Valley for nearly a half century. He and his wife Erika, a local elementary school principal, live in Healdsburg. Good jobs, strong schools, affordable health care, better and safer roads, a pristine coast and a strong rainy day fund – that’s a lot – but these are the issues that Senator Mike McGuire is relentlessly focused on every day.


Jared Huffman Jared Huffman

http://www.jaredhuffman.com/

Representative Jared Huffman represents California’s 2ndCongressional District which spans from the Golden Gate Bridge north to the Oregon border, and includes Marin, Sonoma, Mendocino, Humboldt, Trinity, and Del Norte Counties.


California's statewide primary will be held on Tuesday, June 5, 2018.