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California Governor Candidates

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

Posted: Nov 1, 2018 3:46 PM
Updated: Nov 7, 2018 12:57 PM

DECISION:

Gavin Newsom - 4,227,735 votes, 59.3 percent
John Cox - 2,896,411 votes, 40.7 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 Governor.

Responsibilities: 

  • As the state's chief executive officer oversees most state departments and agencies and appoints judges.

  • Proposes new laws, approves or vetoes legislation, and submits the annual state budget to the Legislature.

  • Mobilizes and directs state resources during emergencies

Candidates: 

John H. Cox, Republican

E-mail: info@JohnCoxforGovernor.com
JohnCoxforGovernor.com
Twitter: @TheRealJohnHCox

"I wasn't supposed to make it into this run-off for Governor. I'm not part of the political class, wasn't born rich, no family with political connections. My name is John Cox, and I think what the political class has done to working people in California is a crime. They've rigged the game, trading favors and enriching themselves, while millions of forgotten Californians have been left behind..." 

To read Cox's full statement, CLICK HERE

Gavin Newsom, Democrat

Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/GavinNewsom

Twitter: @GavinNewsom 

www.gavinnewsom.com

Newsom did not submit a candidate statement for the official voting guide. 

California Coronavirus Cases

Data is updated nightly.

Confirmed Cases: 790096

Reported Deaths: 15056
CountyConfirmedDeaths
Los Angeles2614466366
Riverside574191162
San Bernardino52649908
Orange522011128
San Diego44925760
Kern31509354
Fresno27769355
Sacramento21628383
Alameda20641374
Santa Clara20511297
San Joaquin19841415
Stanislaus16351337
Contra Costa15958201
Tulare15599256
Ventura12406143
Imperial11583314
San Francisco1080799
San Mateo9598143
Monterey955067
Santa Barbara8880110
Merced8750134
Kings743077
Sonoma7112114
Marin6591112
Solano617555
Madera439162
Placer348841
San Luis Obispo339327
Butte276435
Yolo275454
Santa Cruz22188
Sutter164210
Napa162613
San Benito131011
Yuba11187
El Dorado10734
Mendocino85118
Lassen7350
Shasta70914
Glenn5503
Nevada5116
Colusa5106
Tehama5094
Lake49210
Humboldt4856
Calaveras31114
Amador28616
Tuolumne2214
Inyo18714
Mono1652
Siskiyou1610
Del Norte1361
Mariposa752
Plumas490
Modoc240
Trinity150
Sierra60
Alpine20
Unassigned00
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