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California State Government June 3, 2014 Election
Governor Voter Information

A runoff will be held on 11/4/2014 between the top 2 candidates who received the most votes. The runoff will be held even if one candidate receives a majority of votes in this election.

Results as of Jul 1 4:10pm, 100.0% of Precincts Reporting (22353/22353)

Runoff Election 11/4/2014

Candidates (Vote for 1)
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Edmund G. "Jerry" Brown Click here for more information about this candidate 2,354,769 votes 54.3%

  • Party: Democratic
  • Occupation: Governor of California 2011- present
  • California Attorney General 2007-2011
  • Mayor of Oakland 1998-2006
  • Governor of California 1975-1983
  • California Secretary of State 1971-75
  • Los Angeles Community Colleges Board of Trustees 1969-1971
  • We have a balanced budget for the first time in a decade and I intend to keep it that way.
  • After years of school cuts, this year billions of dollars in new funds are going to our kids. I intend to keep schools as my number one focus.
  • California has created a million jobs since the recession and I intend to keep the momentum going.
Neel Kashkari Click here for more information about this candidate 839,767 votes 19.4%
  • Party: Republican
  • Occupation: Businessman
  • Managing Director of Global Equities, PIMCO in Newport Beach, CA
  • Assistant Secretary, U.S. Department of the Treasury in Washington, DC
  • Vice President, Goldman Sachs in San Francisco, CA
  • MBA, The Wharton School at The University of Pennsylvania
  • Engineer, TRW in Redondo Beach, CA
  • Bachelor's & Master's Degree in Engineering, University of Illinois
  • Jobs
  • Education
  • Cancelling the Crazy Train and redirecting funds to build water storage
Tim Donnelly 643,236 votes 14.8% Andrew Blount 89,749 votes 2.1% Glenn Champ 76,066 votes 1.8% Luis J. Rodriguez Click here for more information about this candidate 66,872 votes 1.5%
  • Party: Green
  • Occupation: Author/Community Organizer
  • Poet
  • Journalist
  • Urban Peacemaker
  • Vice-presidential candidate for 2012
  • Advocate for peace and justice
  • Economy: End poverty.
  • Environment: A clean, green and healthy living environment for all
  • Social Justice: End all discrimination based on on race, gender, creed, faith, sexual orientation, disability, or immigrant status.
Cindy L. Sheehan Click here for more information about this candidate 52,707 votes 1.2%
  • Party: Peace and Freedom
  • Occupation: Author/Non-Profit Director
  • A.A. Cerritos College, Norwalk; 1992
  • Attended UCLA; 1993
  • Nominated for Nobel Peace Prize: 2005
  • Published Seven Books
  • Many national and international peace awards
  • Host and Executive Producer of Cindy Sheehan's Soapbox
  • Environment
  • Education
  • Economy
Alma Marie Winston 46,042 votes 1.1%
  • Party: Republican
  • Occupation: Project Funding CEO
Robert Newman 44,120 votes 1.0% Akinyemi Agbede 37,024 votes 0.9% Richard William Aguirre 35,125 votes 0.8% Bogdan "Bo" Ambrozewicz 14,929 votes 0.3% Janel Hyeshia Buycks Click here for more information about this candidate 12,136 votes 0.3%
  • Party: No Party Preference
  • Occupation: Minister/Small Business Owner
  • B.A. in Public Administration
  • Community Activist/Advocate
  • Founder & President of Non-Profit, I.O.G.
  • Member - Friends of the Library of A.C. Bibrew Library (County of L.A.)
  • Education
  • Judicial System
  • Veterans
Rakesh Kumar Christian 11,142 votes 0.3% Joe Leicht Click here for more information about this candidate 9,307 votes 0.2%
  • Party: No Party Preference
  • Occupation: Golf Course Operator
  • BA in Business Administration / Finance
  • Individual Tax Reduction
  • Job Creation
  • Crime Reform
Nickolas Wildstar (Write-in)
  • Party: No Party Preference
Jimelle L. Walls (Write-in)
  • Party: No Party Preference
Karen Jill Bernal (Write-in)
Basic candidate data supplied by the Secretary of State. Order of candidates is random and changes daily.
  Official Information

Job Description

  • As the state's chief executive officer, oversees most state departments and agencies and appoints judges.
  • Proposes new laws and approves or vetoes legislation.
  • Prepares and submits the annual state budget.
  • Mobilizes and directs state resources during emergencies.
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