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CALIFORNIA

Your complete directory of California candidates for Governor, State Cabinet, United State Senator and Congress in the current election cycle ... state political parties ... the official state election office ... and state news sources.

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Ronald Reagan for Governor - 1966

CANDIDATE DIRECTORY LEGEND:
Bold = Active Candidate
Italics = Potential Candidate
* = Incumbent
= Election Winner
(Incumbent Party Listed First)

Filing Deadline: March 7, 2014
Filing Deadline (Write-Ins): May 2014
Primary: June 3, 2014
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This page was last updated on December 8, 2014



STATE CONSTITUTIONAL OFFICERS:

GOVERNOR:
Jerry Brown (D)* - (Campaign Site) - Term Limited in 2018.

Jerry Waldie for Governor - 1974

Next State Constitutional Officer Elections in 2014.

LIEUTENANT GOVERNOR:
Gavin Newsom (D)* - (Campaign Site)

SECRETARY OF STATE:
[ Debra Bowen (D)* - Term Limited in 2014. ]
Alex Padilla (D) - State Sen., Ex-Los Angeles City Council President & Mechanical Engineer

STATE CONTROLLER:
[ John Chiang (D)* - Candidate for State Treasurer in 2014. ]
Betty Yee (D) - State Board of Equalization Member & Ex-Deputy State Budget Director

John Briggs for Governor - 1978

STATE TREASURER:
[ Bill Lockyer (D)* - Retiring in 2014. ]
John Chiang (D) - State Controller, Ex-State Board of Equalization Member & Attorney

ATTORNEY GENERAL:
Kamala Harris (D)* - (Campaign Site)

INSURANCE COMMISSIONER:
Dave Jones (D)* - (Campaign Site)

Peter Camejo for Governor

STATE SUPERINTENDENT OF PUBLIC INSTRUCTION:
(Note: Superintendent is a Non-Partisan Positition)
Tom Torlakson (D)* - (Campaign Site)


Barbara Boxer - 1992

STATE LEGISLATURE:

State Assembly - ( Democratic Caucus - Republican Caucus )

State Senate
- ( Democratic Caucus - Republican Caucus )

U.S. SENATOR:

Barbara Boxer (D)*- (Campaign Site) - Next Election in 2016.
John Chiang (D) - State Treasurer, Ex-State Controller, Ex-State Board of Equalization Member & Attorney

Mervin Evans (D) - Businessman, Army Veteran & Frequent Candidate

Eric Garcetti (D) - Los Angeles Mayor, Ex-Los Angeles City Council President & Ex-College Professor
Kamala Harris (D) - Attorney General & Ex-San Francisco District Attorney
Gavin Newsom (D) - Lt. Governor, Ex-San Francisco Mayor & Businessman
Alex Padilla (D) - Sec. of State, Ex-State Sen., Ex-Los Angeles City Council President & Mechanical Engineer
Jackie Speier (D) - Congresswoman, Ex-State Sen., Ex-State Assemblywoman & Ex-San Mateo County Supervisor
Tom Steyer (D) - Retired Hedge Fund Manager & Environmental Activist
Antonio Villaraigosa (D) - Ex-Los Angeles Mayor, Ex-State Assembly Speaker & Ex-Los Angeles City Councilman

Tim Kalemkarian (R) - Frequent Candidate
Robert Molnar (R) - Cryptocurrency Executive & Ex-Political Consultant
Jerry Leon Carroll (Independent) - Frequent Candidate

Sonny Bono for US Senate 1992

Dianne Feinstein (D)* - Next Election in 2018.


U.S. CONGRESS:

District 1:
Doug LaMalfa (R)* - (Campaign Site)

District 2:
Jared Huffman (D)* - (Campaign Site)

Tony Coelho for Congress - 1978

District 3:
John Garamendi (D)* - (Campaign Site)

District 4:
Tom McClintock (R)* - (Campaign Site)

District 5:
Mike Thompson (D)* - (Campaign Site)

District 6:
Doris Matsui (D)* - (Campaign Site)
Joseph McCray Sr. (R) - Landscaping Contractor, Retired Army Officer & '12/'14 Candidate

Tony Coelho

District 7:
Ami Bera (D)* - (Campaign Site)
Igor Birman (R) - Ex-Congressional Aide & '14 Candidate
D.A. "Art" Tuma (Libertarian) - Retired Civil Engineer, Libertarian Activist & Frequent Candidate

District 8:
Paul Cook (R)* - (Campaign Site)

District 9:
Jerry McNerney (D)* - (Campaign Site)

District 10:
Jeff Denham (R)* - (Campaign Site)
Mike Barkley (D) - Attorney, Democratic Activist, Navy Veteran & '12/'14 Candidate

Tom Ammiano for San Francisco Mayor

District 11:
[ George Miller (D)* - Retiring in 2014. ]
Mark DeSaulnier (D) - State Sen., Ex-Contra Costa County Supervisor, Ex-Concord Mayor & Restaurant Owner

District 12:
Nancy Pelosi (D)* - (House Minority Leader Site) - (Campaign Site)
John Dennis (R) - Businessman, Ron Paul Campaign Activist & Frequent Candidate
Barry Hermanson (Green) - Businessman, Community Activist & Frequent Candidate
Desmond Thorsson (Independent) - Businessman & Ex-TV/Radio Broadcaster & '14 Candidate

District 13:
Barbara Lee (D)* - (Campaign Site)

District 14:
Jackie Speier (D)* - (Campaign Site)

Shirley Temple Black for Congress - 1967

District 15:
Eric Swalwell (D)* - (Campaign Site)

District 16:
Jim Costa (D)* - (Campaign Site)
Johnny Tacherra (R) - Farmer & '12/'14 Candidate

District 17:
Mike Honda (D)* - (Campaign Site)
Ro Khanna (D) - Ex-US Commerce Dept. Official & '14 Candidate

District 18:
Anna Eshoo (D)* - (Campaign Site)

Gray Davis for Governor - 1974

District 19:
Zoe Lofgren (D)*
- (Campaign Site)

District 20:
Sam Farr (D)* - (Campaign Site)

District 21:
David Valadao (R)* - (Campaign Site)
John Hernandez (D) - Central California Hispanic Chamber of Commerce CEO & '12/'14 Candidate
Amanda Renteria (D) - Ex-Congressional Aide & Ex-Investment Banker & '14 Candidate

District 22:
Devin Nunes (R)* - (Campaign Site)

Jerry Brown for Oakland Mayor

District 23:
Kevin McCarthy (R)* - (House Majority Leader Site) - (Campaign Site)

District 24:
Lois Capps (D)* - (Campaign Site)
Chris Mitchum (R) - Actor & Frequent Candidate
Steve Isakson (Independent) - Electronical Engineer & '14 Candidate

District 25:
[ Howard "Buck" McKeon (R)* - Retiring in 2014. ]
Steve Knight (R) - State Sen., Ex-State Assemblyman, Ex-Police Officer & Army Veteran

District 26:
Julia Brownley (D)* - (Campaign Site)

Pat Brown for Governor - 1966

District 27:
Judy Chu (D)* - (Campaign Site)

District 28:
Adam Schiff (D)* - (Campaign Site)

District 29:
Tony Cardenas (D)* - (Campaign Site)

District 30:
Brad Sherman (D)* - (Campaign Site)

Arianna Huffington - 2003

District 31:
[ Gary Miller (R)* - Retiring in 2014. ]
Pete Aguilar (D) - Redlands Mayor, Lobbyist, Ex-Gubernatorial Aide & '12 Candidate
Paul Chabot (R) - Businessman, Retired Navy Officer, '14 Candidate & '10 State Assembly Candidate

District 32:
Grace Napolitano (D)* - (Campaign Site)
Art Alas (R) - Realtor, GOP Activist, Ex-Pro Soccer Player & '14 Candidate

District 33:
[ Henry Waxman (D)* - Retiring in 2014. ]
Ted Lieu (D) - State Sen., Ex-State Assemblyman, Ex-Torrance City Councilman, Attorney & USAF Veteran

District 34:
Xavier Becerra (D)* - (Campaign Site)
Howard Johnson (PFP) - Attorney & Frequent Candidate

Peace & Freedom Party

District 35:
[ Gloria Negrete McLeod (D)* - Lost for San Bernadino County Supervisor in 2014. ]
Norma Torres (D) - State Sen., Ex-State Assemblywoman & Ex-Police Dispatcher

District 36:
Raul Ruiz (D)* -
(Campaign Site)

District 37:
Karen Bass (D)* - (Campaign Site)

District 38:
Linda Sanchez (D)* -
(Campaign Site)
Benjamin Campos (R) - Accountant, Army Veteran & '12/'14 Candidate

Jack Dean - 1988

District 39:
Ed Royce (R)* - (Campaign Site)

District 40:
Lucille Roybal-Allard (D)* - (Campaign Site)

District 41:
Mark Takano (D)* - (Campaign Site)

District 42:
Ken Calvert (R)* - (Campaign Site)
Tim Sheridan (D) - Attorney, Labor Union Organizer, Democratic Activist & '14 Candidate

Bob Dornan

District 43:
Maxine Waters (D)* - (Campaign Site)

District 44:
Janice Hahn (D)* - (Campaign Site)

District 45:
[ John Campbell (R)* - Retiring in 2014. ]
Mimi Walters (R) - State Sen., Ex-State Assemblywoman, Ex-Laguna Niguel Councilwoman & Investment Banker

District 46:
Loretta Sanchez (D)* - (Campaign Site)

Ralph Waite (Pa Walton) for Congress

District 47:
Alan Lowenthal (D)* - (Campaign Site)

District 48:
Dana Rohrabacher (R)* - (Campaign Site)

District 49:
Darrell Issa (R)* - (Campaign Site)

District 50:
Duncan Hunter (R)* - (Campaign Site)
James Kimber (D) - Physician Assistant, Navy Veteran & '14 Candidate

John Briggs for Governor - 1978

District 51:
Juan Vargas (D)* - (Campaign Site)

District 52:
Scott Peters (D)* - (Campaign Site)

District 53:
Susan Davis (D)* - (Campaign Site)


Pat Brown for Governor - 1966

STATE POLITICAL PARTIES:

American Independent Party
California Democratic Party
Constitution Party of California
Green Party of California
Libertarian Party of California
Peace & Freedom Party
Reform Party of California
California Republican Party
Socialist Party of California


Maureen Reagan for Congress

STATE ELECTION OFFICE:

Secretary of State's Office


Norm Mineta for Congress

STATE NEWS SOURCES:

Alameda Times-Star
Antelope Valley Press (Palmdale)
Around the Capitol
Bakersfield Californian
Beverly Hills Weekly
California Greening
California Voter Foundation
CalNews.com (Conservative)
Capitol Alert (Sacramento)
Contra Costa Times
Davis Enterprise
East Bay Express (Alternative)
ElectionVolunteer.com
Eureka Times-Standard
FlashReport.org (Conservative)
Frontiers Newsmagazine (Gay)
Law.com California
League of Women Voters: California Education Fund
Lompoc Record
Long Beach Press-Telegram
Los Angeles City Beat (Alternative)
Los Angeles Daily Breeze
Los Angeles Daily News
Los Angeles Jewish Journal
Los Angeles Times
- (Politics Section)
Los Angeles Weekly (Alternative)
- (Politics Section)
Modesto Bee
Nevada City Union

John G Schmitz for US Senate - 1982

North County Times (San Diego/Riverside)
Oakland Tribune
Orange County Now
Orange County Register
Orange County Weekly (Alternative)
Ontario Inland Valley Daily Bulletin
Palm Springs Desert Sun News
Pasadena Star-News
Placerville Mountain Democrat
Political Vanguard (Republican)
PolitickerCA
Pomona Inland Valley News (African-American)
Redlands Daily Facts
Ridgecrest Daily Independent
Riverside Press-Enterprise / Inland Empire Online
Rough & Tumble
Sacramento Bee
San Bernadino County Sun
San Diego Daily Transcript
- (Government Section)
San Diego Union Tribune
- (Politics Section)
San Francisco Bay Area Reporter (Gay)
San Francisco Bay Guardian (Alternative)
San Francisco Bay View (African-American)
San Francisco Chronicle
San Francisco Usual Suspects (Politics)
San Francisco Weekly (Alternative)
San Gabriel Valley Tribune
San Jose Mercury News
San Luis Obispo County Telegram-Tribune
Santa Barbara News-Press
Santa Rosa Press-Democrat
Siskiyou Daily News
Smart Voter - League of Women Voters
Solano County Daily Republic
Sonoma Index-Tribune
Stockton Record
Tahoe World
Torrance Daily Breeze
Vacaville Reporter
Valley Roadrunner
Ventura County Star
Watch Sonoma County (Politics)
Whittier Daily News

Duke Cunningham for Congress

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