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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.

Cases: 3582320

Reported Deaths: 53083
CountyCasesDeaths
Los Angeles119601721676
Riverside2904983849
San Bernardino2870552959
Orange2617983966
San Diego2613533342
Santa Clara1110761798
Kern103756915
Fresno957851451
Sacramento937901498
Alameda809501271
Ventura77952870
San Joaquin671231150
Contra Costa62931695
Stanislaus56433953
Tulare48114768
Monterey42335329
San Mateo39148521
San Francisco34387422
Santa Barbara32147420
Solano30216165
Merced29264407
Sonoma28261301
Imperial26926638
Kings22091220
Placer19911232
San Luis Obispo19751238
Madera15523214
Santa Cruz14736183
Marin13285198
Yolo12867185
Shasta11054179
Butte11007167
El Dorado9195100
Napa908072
Sutter889998
Yuba577638
San Benito577061
Lassen562324
Tehama510452
Nevada398874
Tuolumne396659
Mendocino382643
Amador347441
Humboldt323033
Lake316941
Glenn223223
Colusa214013
Calaveras191849
Siskiyou178414
Inyo132137
Mono12144
Del Norte10085
Plumas6536
Modoc4604
Mariposa3957
Trinity3735
Sierra1000
Alpine820
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