Election Day 2018 taking place in:
Important Dates to Remember:
May 7, 2018
First day to vote-by-mail
May 21, 2018
Last day to register to vote.
You can "Conditionally" register and vote at your county elections office after the 15-day voter registration deadling
May 29, 2018
Last day that county elections officials will accept any voter's application for a vote-by-mail ballot.
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.
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