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California 2018 Election

Governor – 27 candidates

(12 Democrats, 5 Republicans, 2 Green, 2 Libertarian, 1 Peace & Freedom and 5 No Party Preference):

 To evaluate Democratic Party Candidates for your June 5th Primary election vote, just click on their name to visit their campaign website.

[ Jerry Brown (D)* – Incumbent – Term Limited in 2018. ]

Akinyemi Agbede (D) – Mathematician, 2014 Candidate & 2016 US Sen. Candidate

Juan Bribiesca (D) – Retired Physician

Thomas Jefferson Cares (D) – Start Up CEO

John Chiang (D) – State Treasurer, Ex-State Controller, Ex-State Board of Equalization Member & Attorney

Delaine Eastin (D) – Ex-State Superintendent of Public Instruction, Ex-State Assemblywoman & Educator

Robert Davidson Griffis (D) – Entrepreneur/Economist/Father

Albert Caesar Mezzentti (D)  – Retired Educator – email: albertcjm@gmail.com

Gavin Newsom (D) – Lt. Governor, Ex-San Francisco Mayor & Businessman

Amanda Renteria (D) – COO, Justice Department

Michael Shellenberger (D) – Environmental Organization Executive

Klement Tinaj (D) – CEO/Educator/Artist

Antonio Villaraigosa (D) – Ex-Los Angeles Mayor, Ex-State Assembly Speaker & Ex-Los Angeles City Councilman  

Lieutenant Governor – 11 candidates

(4 Democrats, 4 Republicans, 1 Libertarian, 2 No Party Preference)

[ Gavin Newsom (D)* – Candidate for Governor in 2018. ] – not running for re-election as Lt. Governor

Jeff Bleich (D) – Ex-US Amb. to Australia, Ex-CSU Board Chair & Ex-State Bar Assoc. President

Cameron Gharabiklou (D) – Attorney

Ed Hernandez (D) – State Sen., Ex-State Assemblyman & Optometrist

Eleni Kounalakis (D) – Ex-US Amb. to Hungary, San Francisco Port Commissioner & Businesswoman

Secretary of State – 8 candidates

(2 Democrats, 2 Republicans, 2 Green, 1 Libertarian, 1 Peace & Freedom)

Ruben Major (D) – Parademic/Educator/Businessperson

Alex Padilla (D) – Secretary of State (incumbent) – CDP Endorsed candidate

Mark P. Meuser (R) – Election Law Attorney

Raul Rodriques Jr. (R) – Retired Warehousing Employee – email:raulrodriquezjr@juno.com

State Controller – 3 candidates

(1 Democrat, 1 Republican, 1 Peace & Freedom)

Betty T. Yee (D) – California State Controller – CDP Endorsed Candidate

State Treasurer – 5 candidates

(2 Democrats, 2 Republicans, 1 Peace & Freedom)

Fiona Ma (D) – State Bd of Equalization Chair, Ex-State Assemblywoman & Ex-San Francisco Supervisor – CDP endorsed candidate  

Vivek Viswanathan (D) – Governor’s Office, Advisor

Attorney General – 4 candidates

( 2 Democrats, 2 Republicans)

Xavier Becerra (D)*(Campaign Site) – Appointed Attorney General of the State of California

Dave Jones (D) – State Insurance Commissioner, Ex-State Assemblyman & Ex-Sacramento Councilman

Insurance Commissioner – 4 candidates

(2 Democrats, 1 Peace & Freedom, 1 No Party Preference)

Ricardo Lara (D) – California Senator – CDP endorsed candidate

Asif Mahmood (D) – Physician, Internal Medicine

State Superintendent of Public Instruction – 4 candidates (Non-Partisan position)

Steve Ireland – Parent

Lily (Espinoza) Ploski, Educational Administrator/Instructor

Tony K. Thurmond, Educator/State Legislator – CDP Endorsed candidate

Marshall Tuck – Schools Improvement Director

State Assembly (AD1) – 4 candidates

(2 Democrats, 1 Republican, 1 No Party Preference)

Caleen Sisk (D) –  Tribal Chief  – email:caleenwintu@gmail.com

Peter Van Peborgh (D) – Property Manager – email:peborgh4ad1@gmail.com

State Assembly (AD5) – 2 candidates

(1 Democrat, 1 Republican)

Carla J. Neal (D) –  Educator/Notary Public – CDP endorsed candidate

State Assembly (AD6) – 2 candidates

(1 Democrat, 1 Republican)

Jacalyn “Jackie” Smith (D)  – Small Business Owner – CDP Endorsed candidate

State Senate (SD4) –  3 candidates

(2 Democrats, 1 Republican)

Phillip Kim (D) – Community Organizer

Michael “Mike” Worley (D) – Park District Board member – email: michael.worley@gmail.com

Ballot Measures (click on the ballot to read the text):

CDP SUPPORT Proposition 68 (SB5) – California Drought, Water, Parks, Climate, Coastal Protection and Outdoor Access for All Act of 2018

CDP SUPPORT Proposition 69 (ACA 5) – Motor Vehicle fees and taxes; restrictions on expenditures; appropriations limit.

CDP OPPOSE Proposition 70 (ACA1) – Greenhouse Gas Reduction Reserve Fund

CDP SUPPORT Proposition 71 (ACA17) – Ballot Measures; effective date

CDP SUPPORT Proposition 72 (SCA9 – Resolution Chapter 1, Statutes of 2018) – Property Tax new construction exclusion;rain water capture system

SB3 – Veterans & Affordable Housing Bond Act of 2018 (November 6th ballot)

Placer County Supervisors:

Jack Duran, Placer County Board of Supervisors  (District 1)

City of Auburn – City Council Members (seats up for re-election in 2018):

Mayor Matt Spokely

Vice Mayor Bridget Powers

City Council Member Daniel Berlant