Election Day 2018 taking place in:


California Governor

There is a substantial list of candidates for governor, but the following are some of the most prominent:

  • Travis Allen is a Republican assemblyman from Orange County who has served three terms.
  • John Chiang, a Democrat, was elected state treasurer in 2014. He had previously served two terms as state controller.
  • Delaine Eastin was California superintendent of public instruction from 1995 to 2003.  From 1986 to 1994, she served in the Assembly as a Democrat.
  • Gavin Newsom, a Democrat, has served as California’s lieutenant governor since 2011. He was mayor of San Francisco for two terms, from 2004 to 2011.
  • Amanda Renteria, a Democrat, worked as political director for Hillary Clinton’s 2016 campaign for president.
  • Antonio Villaraigosa, a Democrat, was Los Angeles mayor for two terms, from 2005 to 2013. He previously served as speaker of the state Assembly from 1998 to 2000.

California State Superintendent

The candidates are:



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