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November 6, 2018 — California General Election

Governor — State of California

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About this office

The highest elected official in California: Oversees most state departments and agencies. Prepares annual state budget. Approves or rejects new state laws.
For this office, only the two candidates who get the most votes in the primary election advance to the general election. The two candidates may be from the same political party.
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Candidates

You can vote for 1 of these 2 candidates.

Gavin Newsom

Democratic
49th Lt. Gov. of California and former...
Top 3 Priorities
  1. Defending California’s Values - As Governor, I will...
  2. Creating California’s Opportunity – I will increase...
  3. Building California’s Future - As Governor, I’ll invest...
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John H. Cox

Republican
Small Business Person, CPA
Top 3 Priorities
  1. Affordability - Bringing down the cost of living for...
  2. Housing - Reducing the cost of housing and making...
  3. Transportation - Easing traffic and reducing commute...
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