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California State Government June 8, 2010 Election
Lieutenant Governor; Democratic Party Voter Information

This contest will only appear on Democratic party ballots.

Results as of Jun 29 4:19pm, 100.0% of Precincts Reporting (22894/22894)
Candidates (Vote for 1)
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Gavin Newsom 1,252,126 votes 55.4%

  • Party: Democratic
  • Occupation: Mayor, City and County of San Francisco
Janice Hahn 762,954 votes 33.6%
  • Party: Democratic
  • Occupation: Los Angeles City Councilwoman
Eric Korevaar Click here for more information about this candidate 249,115 votes 11.0%
  • Party: Democratic
  • Occupation: Scientist/Father/Businessman
  • President, The Science Artist, 2003-present
  • Chief Technology Officer, Optical Access Inc., 2000-2002
  • Founder and President, AstroTerra Corporation, 1993-2000
  • President, Summer Science Program, Inc., 2008-present
  • Ph.D. Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering, Princeton University, 1987
  • B.S. Physics, Caltech, 1981
  • Set Strong Example of Fiscal Constraint -- Fulfill Lieutenant Governor Duties without Staff
  • On California Lands Commission -- Preserve Environment -- Stop Off-Shore Oil Drilling
  • On UC and CSU Boards -- Fight for Budgets to Reduce Student Fees while Educating for California's Future

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  Official Information

Job Description

  • 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 and presides over the State Senate and has a tie-breaking vote.
  • Chairs the Economic Development Commission, is a member of the State Lands Commission, and sits on the boards of the California university systems.
  • Serves as an ex-officio member of the California State World Trade Commission.
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