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California Attorney General Candidates

Action News Now is breaking down the candidates in major races in the 2018 Midterm Elections.

Posted: Nov 1, 2018 4:23 PM
Updated: Nov 7, 2018 1:05 PM

DECISION: 

Xavier Becerra - 3,504,284 votes, 60 percent
Steven Bailey - 2,379,339 votes, 40 percent

**REMINDER: These are the unofficial results from the midterm elections. All official results must be certified by the Secretary of State.

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One of the major races on the ballot on Nov. 6 is for California Attorney General.

Responsibilities: 

  • As the state’s chief law officer, ensures that state laws are enforced and investigates fraudulent or illegal activities.

  • Heads the Department of Justice, which provides state government legal services and representing the state in civil and criminal court cases.

  • Oversees law enforcement agencies, including county district attorneys and sheriffs.

Candidates: 

Steven Bailey, Republican

Email: Judge@baileyforag.com
www.BaileyforAG.com
www.facebook.com/JudgeBaileyForAG

"As a retired Judge of the California Superior Court, I know how to keep Californians safe from violent crime, which is now rising because of three dangerous laws passed in recent years—Propositions 47, 57 and AB 109. These dangerous experiments led to the early release of sex offenders, reduced the penalties for many offenses, and reduced or eliminated important tools used by judges to keep dangerous criminals—including gang members and repeat offenders—away from our homes and neighborhoods. Women, the elderly, and young people are increasingly the victims of violent crime—this must end..."

To read Bailey's full candidate statement, CLICK HERE

Xavier Becerra, Democrat

Email: Info@XavierBecerra.com
XavierBecerra.com
@XavierBecerra

"As your Attorney General and chief law enforcement officer, I’m fighting—and winning—for Californians and our values. I’m taking on sex traffickers, the NRA, Big Oil, Big Banks and the Trump Administration. I’m prosecuting violent street gangs and taking thousands of guns off our streets. I’m fighting predatory for-profit colleges that steal from our students. I sued Trump—and won—to stop him from gutting our air quality protections and restricting women’s access to birth control. I’ve fought and won to protect the Dreamers—immigrants brought to the U.S. as young children..." 

To read Becerra's full candidate statement, CLICK HERE

California Coronavirus Cases

Data is updated nightly.

Confirmed Cases: 775037

Reported Deaths: 14804
CountyConfirmedDeaths
Los Angeles2572716324
Riverside563741143
San Bernardino51467839
Orange513991115
San Diego43619754
Kern31076340
Fresno27381348
Sacramento20961371
Alameda20162365
Santa Clara19891295
San Joaquin19701407
Stanislaus16150325
Contra Costa15544197
Tulare15486255
Ventura12073141
Imperial11457310
San Francisco1056991
San Mateo9332142
Monterey919765
Santa Barbara8785109
Merced8692131
Kings715877
Sonoma6827114
Marin6505111
Solano605455
Madera427058
Placer338541
San Luis Obispo331627
Yolo272153
Butte270433
Santa Cruz21088
Sutter162110
Napa158713
San Benito126010
Yuba11087
El Dorado10544
Mendocino81718
Lassen7300
Shasta66114
Glenn5473
Colusa4996
Nevada4975
Tehama4853
Humboldt4826
Lake43310
Calaveras30513
Amador28616
Tuolumne2163
Inyo18714
Mono1632
Siskiyou1590
Del Norte1351
Mariposa752
Plumas490
Modoc230
Trinity150
Sierra60
Alpine20
Unassigned00
Chico
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A disturbance moved over northern California and the rest of the Pacific Northwest this afternoon. It brought more gusty wind like yesterday, and cooler air, but only isolated rain showers. It will be much quieter this weekend with a late summer warmup.
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