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California Controller Candidates

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

Posted: Nov 1, 2018 4:12 PM
Updated: Nov 7, 2018 1:03 PM

DECISION: 

Betty Yee - 3,639,618 votes, 62 percent
Konstantinos Roditis - 2,237,897 votes, 38 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 Controller.

Responsibilities: 

  • As the state’s chief fiscal officer, serves as the state’s accountant and bookkeeper of all public funds.

  • Administers the state payroll system and unclaimed property laws, and conducts audits and reviews of state operations.

  • Serves on the Board of Equalization, the Board of Control, and other boards and commissions.

Candidates: 

Betty T. Yee, Democrat

E-mail: info@bettyyee.com
www.bettyyee.com
Twitter: @BettyYeeforCA

"Thank you for the privilege and opportunity to serve as State Controller, California’s independent fiscal watchdog. I am proud of the accomplishments of my office during my first term to safeguard our tax dollars: expertly managing the State’s cash, avoiding any external borrowing to pay the bills for California; diligently uncovering close to $4 billion in public funds directed towards unallowed uses during state and local agency audits; aggressively improving state and local government financial reporting for increased transparency; and successfully reforming the State Board of Equalization to ensure uniform application of state tax laws and protecting taxpayer rights..." 

To read Yee's full candidate statement, CLICK HERE

Konstantinos Roditis, Republican

E-mail: roditis@cacontroller.com
cacontroller.com
facebook.com/konroditis

"The Controller's office doesn’t think you pay enough taxes. They want to tax your doctor's visit, childcare, home and vehicle repairs, haircut, you name it they want to tax it. The result, you will pay hundreds if not thousands more a year in taxes. No on a Service and Labor Tax. We can't afford it. As Controller, I will fight to make California affordable, not seeking new ways to tax you. Yes on Prop 6: Politicians waste billions and only use 20% of gas tax funds towards road repairs. We pay four times more to fix a road than Texas. We have the money..." 

To read Roditis' full candidate statement, CLICK HERE

California Coronavirus Cases

Data is updated nightly.

Confirmed Cases: 333357

Reported Deaths: 7089
CountyConfirmedDeaths
Los Angeles1363573824
Riverside25748550
Orange25255424
San Diego19929422
San Bernardino19502307
Fresno828288
Imperial7977136
Alameda7976148
San Joaquin698870
Kern660198
Santa Clara6542167
Tulare5942152
Sacramento571483
Stanislaus497351
Contra Costa485290
San Francisco459050
Ventura424653
San Mateo4045112
Santa Barbara393131
Marin370232
Kings297039
Monterey279018
Solano207528
Merced188412
Sonoma181916
Placer111411
San Luis Obispo10065
Yolo92928
Madera8938
Santa Cruz5693
Napa5184
Lassen4280
Sutter4034
San Benito3622
Butte3384
El Dorado3070
Shasta2006
Yuba1983
Glenn1760
Humboldt1654
Nevada1631
Mendocino1320
Lake1211
Colusa1130
Tehama1071
Tuolumne730
Calaveras670
Del Norte610
Mono521
Siskiyou410
Amador400
Inyo351
Mariposa321
Plumas190
Alpine20
Trinity20
Sierra10
Unassigned00
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