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California Lieutenant Governor Candidates

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

Posted: Nov 1, 2018 3:55 PM
Updated: Nov 7, 2018 12:59 PM

DECISION: 

Eleni Kounalakis - 3,291,408 votes, 55.7 percent
Ed Hernandez - 2,614,679 votes, 44.3 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 Lieutenant Governor.

Responsibilities: 

  • Assumes the office and duties of Governor in the case of impeachment, death, resignation, removal from office, or absence from the state.

  • Serves as president of the State Senate and has a tie-breaking vote.

  • Chairs the Commission for Economic Development; is a member of the State Lands Commission, and the Ocean Protection Council; and sits on the boards of the California university systems

Candidates: 

Eleni Kounalakis, Democrat

E-mail: info@eleniforca.com
www.EleniforCA.com
@eleniforca

"I am a businesswoman, mother, and former U.S. Ambassador under President Obama. I’m running for Lieutenant Governor to protect California’s values of diversity and opportunity—because they power our economy. I'm proud to be endorsed by Senator Kamala Harris, Senator Dianne Feinstein, California League of Conservation Voters, National Organization for Women and California Federation of Teachers. As the daughter of an immigrant and the first college graduate in my family, I’ll fight for affordable education by opposing tuition hikes at our UCs, CSUs, and community colleges..."

To read Kounalakis' full candidate statement, CLICK HERE.

Ed Hernandez, Democrat

E-mail: info@edhernandez4ca.com
www.edhernandez4ca.com

"Dr. Ed Hernandez, State Senator and small businessman, is running for Lieutenant Governor to expand access to healthcare, lower the cost of prescription drugs, fight for working families, protect our environment, and make higher education more accessible and affordable. A father and grandfather, Hernandez has spent his life serving the healthcare needs of his community by bringing quality eye care to working families in the San Gabriel Valley..."

To read Hernandez's full candidate statement, CLICK HERE

California Coronavirus Cases

Data is updated nightly.

Confirmed Cases: 779491

Reported Deaths: 14893
CountyConfirmedDeaths
Los Angeles2585166330
Riverside566811153
San Bernardino51750858
Orange516461123
San Diego44007757
Kern31148340
Fresno27487355
Sacramento21171375
Alameda20364370
Santa Clara20129295
San Joaquin19793414
Stanislaus16229329
Contra Costa15640198
Tulare15517256
Ventura12167142
Imperial11534312
San Francisco1064096
Monterey933765
San Mateo9332142
Santa Barbara8803109
Merced8719133
Kings715877
Sonoma6987114
Marin6522112
Solano608555
Madera429658
Placer340741
San Luis Obispo333227
Yolo273253
Butte272033
Santa Cruz21758
Sutter163110
Napa159213
San Benito127211
Yuba11127
El Dorado10584
Mendocino82218
Lassen7310
Shasta66814
Glenn5483
Nevada5035
Colusa5026
Tehama4874
Humboldt4826
Lake43310
Calaveras30513
Amador28616
Tuolumne2204
Inyo18714
Mono1632
Siskiyou1600
Del Norte1351
Mariposa752
Plumas490
Modoc230
Trinity150
Sierra60
Alpine20
Unassigned00
Chico
Scattered Clouds
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Oroville
Clear
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Paradise
Scattered Clouds
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Chester
Clear
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Hi: 74° Lo: 45°
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Red Bluff
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Willows
Scattered Clouds
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Most of the forecast will remain pleasant and seasonable with big changes possible by next weekend.
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