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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 July 12, 2014



STATE CONSTITUTIONAL OFFICERS:

GOVERNOR:
Jerry Brown (D)* - (Campaign Site)
Neel Kashkari (R) - Ex-Asst US Treasury Secretary & Investment Firm Executive

Jerry Waldie for Governor - 1974

Next State Constitutional Officer Elections in 2014.

LIEUTENANT GOVERNOR:
Gavin Newsom (D)* - (Campaign Site)
Ron Nehring (R) - Ex-State GOP Chair, Ex-State Forestry Board Member & Consultant

SECRETARY OF STATE:
[ Debra Bowen (D)* - Term Limited in 2014. ]
Alex Padilla (D) - State Sen., Ex-Los Angeles City Council President & Mechanical Engineer
Pete Peterson (R) - Think Tank Executive Director & Ex-Marketing Executive\

STATE CONTROLLER:
[ John Chiang (D)* - Term Limited in 2014. ]
Betty Yee (D) - State Board of Equalization Member & Ex-Deputy State Budget Director
Ashley Swearengin (R) - Fresno Mayor & Ex-Economic Development Executive

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
Greg Conlon (R) - Ex-Public Utilities Commissioner, Accountant, USAF Veteran & Frequent Candidate

ATTORNEY GENERAL:
Kamala Harris (D)* - (Campaign Site)
Ron Gold (R) - Attorney

INSURANCE COMMISSIONER:
Dave Jones (D)* - (Campaign Site)
Ted Gaines (R) - State Sen., Ex-State Assemblyman & Insurance Agent

Peter Camejo for Governor

STATE SUPERINTENDENT OF PUBLIC INSTRUCTION:
(Note: Superintendent is a Non-Partisan Positition)
Tom Torlakson (D)* - (Campaign Site)
Marshall Tuck (D) - Ex-Charter School System CEO & Businessman


Barbara Boxer - 1992

STATE LEGISLATURE:

State Assembly - ( Democratic Caucus - Republican Caucus )

State Senate
- ( Democratic Caucus - Republican Caucus )

U.S. SENATOR:

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

Sonny Bono for US Senate 1992

Barbara Boxer (D)* - (Campaign Site) - Next Election in 2016.


U.S. CONGRESS:

District 1:
Doug LaMalfa (R)* - (Campaign Site)
Heidi Hall (D) - Natural Resources Manager

District 2:
Jared Huffman (D)* - (Campaign Site)
Dale Mensing (R) - Supermarket Cashier & Navy Veteran

Tony Coelho for Congress - 1978

District 3:
John Garamendi (D)* - (Campaign Site)
Dan Logue (R) - State Assemblyman, Ex-Yuba County Supervisor & Businessman

District 4:
Tom McClintock (R)* - (Campaign Site)
Art Moore (R) - Businessman, National Guard Officer & Iraq War Veteran

District 5:
Mike Thompson (D)* - (Campaign Site)
James Hinton (Independent) - Professional Online Poker Player

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

Tony Coelho

District 7:
Ami Bera (D)* - (Campaign Site)
Doug Ose (R) - Ex-Congressman, Businessman & '08 Candidate

District 8:
Paul Cook (R)* - (Campaign Site)
Bob Conaway (D) - Attorney, Democratic Activist & Frequent Candidate

District 9:
Jerry McNerney (D)* - (Campaign Site)
Tony Amador (R) - Ex-US Marshall, Ex-Police Officer & '10 Candidate

District 10:
Jeff Denham (R)* - (Campaign Site)
Michael Eggman (D) - Bee Farmer

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
Tue Phan (R) - Retired US Immigration Judge & Attorney

District 12:
Nancy Pelosi (D)* - (House Minority Leader Site) - (DCCC Political Site)
John Dennis (R) - Businessman, Ron Paul Campaign Activist & '10/'12 Nominee

District 13:
Barbara Lee (D)* - (Campaign Site)
Dakin Sundeen (R) - IT System Administrator

District 14:
Jackie Speier (D)* - (Campaign Site)
Robin Chew (R) - Businessman

Shirley Temple Black for Congress - 1967

District 15:
Eric Swalwell (D)* - (Campaign Site)
Hugh Bussell (R) - Software Developer

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

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

District 18:
Anna Eshoo (D)* - (Campaign Site)
Richard Fox (R) - Physician & Attorney

Gray Davis for Governor - 1974

District 19:
Zoe Lofgren (D)*
- (Campaign Site)
Robert Murray (D) - Businessman, Attorney, Ex-Republican & '12 Candidate

District 20:
Sam Farr (D)* - (Campaign Site)
Ron Kabat (Independent) - Accountant, Army Veteran, Tea Party Activist & '10 Candidate

District 21:
David Valadao (R)* - (Campaign Site)
Amanda Renteria (D) - Ex-Congressional Aide & Ex-Investment Banker

District 22:
Devin Nunes (R)* - (Campaign Site)
Suzanna "Sam" Aguilera-Marrero (D) - Retired Correctional Officer

Jerry Brown for Oakland Mayor

District 23:
Kevin McCarthy (R)* - (House Majority Leader Site) - (Campaign Site)
Raul Garcia (D) - Farmworker

District 24:
Lois Capps (D)* - (Campaign Site)
Chris Mitchum (R) - Actor, '12 Candidate & '98 State Assembly Nominee

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

District 26:
Julia Brownley (D)* - (Campaign Site)
Jeff Gorell (R) - State Assemblyman, College Professor & Afghan War Veteran

Pat Brown for Governor - 1966

District 27:
Judy Chu (D)* - (Campaign Site)
Jack Orswell (R) - Private Investigator, Ex-FBI Agent & '12 Candidate

District 28:
Adam Schiff (D)* - (Campaign Site)
Steve Stokes (Independent) - Real Estate Broker

District 29:
Tony Cardenas (D)* - (Campaign Site)
Will Leader (R) - Businessman

District 30:
Brad Sherman (D)* - (Campaign Site)
Mark Reed (R) - Rancher, Businessman & Actor

Arianna Huffington - 2003

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

District 32:
Grace Napolitano (D)* - (Campaign Site)

Art Alas (R) - Realtor, GOP Activist & Ex-Pro Soccer Player

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

District 34:
Xavier Becerra (D)* - (Campaign Site)
Adrienne Edwards (D) - Community Organizer

Peace & Freedom Party

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

District 36:
Raul Ruiz (D)* -
(Campaign Site)
Brian Nestande (R) - State Assemblyman, Public Relations Consultant & Ex-Congressional Aide

District 37:
Karen Bass (D)* - (Campaign Site)
R. Adam King (R) - Investor

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

Jack Dean - 1988

District 39:
Ed Royce (R)* - (Campaign Site)
Peter Anderson (D) - Retired Software Engineer

District 40:
Lucille Roybal-Allard (D)* - (Campaign Site)
David Sanchez (D) - Retired College Professor & '12 Candidate

District 41:
Mark Takano (D)* - (Campaign Site)
Steve Adams (R) - Riverside City Councilman & Retired Police Officer

District 42:
Ken Calvert (R)* - (Campaign Site)
Tim Sheridan (D) - Field Representative & Democratic Activist

Bob Dornan

District 43:
Maxine Waters (D)* - (Campaign Site)
John Wood Jr. (R) - Writer, Musician & Analyst

District 44:
Janice Hahn (D)* - (Campaign Site)
Adam Shbeita (PFP) - IT Consultant & '12 Candidate

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

District 46:
Loretta Sanchez (D)* - (Campaign Site)
Adam Nick (R) - Lake Forest City Councilman, Auditor & Businessman

Ralph Waite (Pa Walton) for Congress

District 47:
Alan Lowenthal (D)* - (Campaign Site)
Andy Whallon (R) - Engineer & GOP Activist

District 48:
Dana Rohrabacher (R)* - (Campaign Site)
Sue Savary (D) - Retired College Professor, Management Consultant & Democratic Activist

District 49:
Darrell Issa (R)* - (Campaign Site)
Dave Peiser (D) - IT Consultant & Community Activist

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

John Briggs for Governor - 1978

District 51:
Juan Vargas (D)* - (Campaign Site)
Stephen Meade (Independent) - Real Estate Broker

District 52:
Scott Peters (D)* - (Campaign Site)
Carl DeMaio (R) - Ex-San Diego City Councilman, Businessman & '12 Mayor Candidate

District 53:
Susan Davis (D)* - (Campaign Site)
Larry Wilske (R) - Retired Navy NCO


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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