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California Secretary of State Candidates

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

Posted: Nov 1, 2018 4:01 PM
Updated: Nov 7, 2018 1:00 PM

DECISION: 

Alex Padilla - 4,333,888 votes, 61.7 percent
Mark Meuser - 2,691,757 votes, 38.3 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 elections officer, oversees statewide elections and provides public access to campaign and lobbying financial information.

  • Maintains certain business filings, authenticates trademarks, regulates notaries public, and enables secured creditors to protect their financial interests.

  • Preserves California's history by acquiring, safeguarding, and sharing the state's historical treasures

Candidates: 

Alex Padilla, Democrat

E-mail: alex@alex-padilla.com
www.alex-padilla.com
@alexpadilla4ca

"I’m running to continue serving as your Secretary of State. This is a critical time for voting rights and I have a proven record of getting results. In my first term, I’ve worked to expand access to the ballot box, protect our elections’ security, and because of my work, California is now adding millions of eligible voters to its rolls. Our Secretary of State must deliver for Californians. As President of Los Angeles City Council, State Senator, and your Secretary of State, I’ve done just that. I respectfully ask for your vote..."

To read Padilla's full candidate statement, CLICK HERE

Mark P. Meuser, Republican

E-mail: contact@markmeuser.com
www.markmeuser.com
www.facebook.com/markpmeuser

"Elections Matter. Recently, the Election Integrity Project of California filed a lawsuit where they alleged that California has more registered voters than eligible voters, 101% to be precise. Los Angeles County alone has 144% voter registration. Bloated voter rolls cost the taxpayers money to send unnecessary balloting materials. They also increase the opportunity for fraud. We need to remove from the rolls, those who have died, have moved, non-citizens, duplicate and fictitious registrations..." 

To read Meuser's full candidate statement, CLICK HERE

California Coronavirus Cases

Data is updated nightly.

Confirmed Cases: 886939

Reported Deaths: 17167
CountyConfirmedDeaths
Los Angeles2904866944
Riverside650561275
San Bernardino609451065
Orange576351423
San Diego53263863
Kern33551413
Fresno30220430
Sacramento24811474
Santa Clara23591382
Alameda22932435
San Joaquin21436484
Contra Costa18273238
Stanislaus17403394
Tulare17317279
Ventura13930160
Imperial12610336
San Francisco11969137
Monterey1115884
San Mateo10918157
Santa Barbara9671119
Merced9386153
Sonoma9016134
Kings817383
Solano720574
Marin7036127
Madera492873
San Luis Obispo408032
Placer402355
Yolo309958
Butte302651
Santa Cruz272524
Napa190814
Sutter182112
Shasta178629
San Benito141114
El Dorado13024
Yuba128010
Mendocino111121
Tehama7938
Lassen7611
Lake67815
Glenn6473
Nevada5988
Humboldt5609
Colusa5486
Calaveras33917
Amador31316
Tuolumne2574
Inyo21815
Siskiyou1860
Del Norte1751
Mono1752
Mariposa782
Plumas610
Modoc270
Trinity250
Sierra60
Alpine30
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