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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. 

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