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California State Government June 3, 2014 Election
Lieutenant 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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Gavin Newsom 2,082,902 votes 49.9%

Ron Nehring Click here for more information about this candidate 976,128 votes 23.4%
  • Party: Republican
  • Occupation: Small Businessman/Educator
  • Chairman of the California Republican Party (2007 - 2011)
  • Volunteered to train government leaders in counties like Iraq and Haiti
  • Successful school board trustee
  • Protect homeowners and seniors by safeguarding Prop 13
  • Tax reform to make taxes in California simple, low and fair
  • Education reform to provide parents and students with more options and choices
David Fennell Click here for more information about this candidate 357,242 votes 8.6%
  • Party: Republican
  • Occupation: Entrepreneur
  • Bachelor of Science in Commerce, Marketing Degree, Santa Clara University, 1991
  • Masters Degree, Asia Pacific Studies (Mandarin Chinese emphasis), Center for the Pacific Rim, University of San Francisco, 1996
  • Eagle Scout, 1985
  • Shine a light on political corruption in Sacramento.
  • Help citizens navigate state bureaucracies.
  • Promote trade and investment in California.
George Yang Click here for more information about this candidate 333,857 votes 8.0%
  • Party: Republican
  • Occupation: Father/Software Developer
  • Masters in Telecommunications management
  • Bachelors in computer information science
  • education
  • jobs
  • pension reform
Eric Korevaar Click here for more information about this candidate 232,596 votes 5.6%
  • Party: Democratic
  • Occupation: Scientist/Businessman/Parent
  • 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., 2008-2011
  • Ph.D. Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering, Princeton University, 1987
  • B.S. Physics, Caltech, 1981
  • Set Strong Example of Fiscal Restraint -- Fulfill Lieutenant Governor Duties with Half Budget and No Pension
  • On California Lands Commission -- Fight for Public Access to Public Lands, especially Coastal and Waterway access
  • On UC and CSU Boards -- Fight for Budgets to Reduce Student Fees while Educating for California's Future
Jena F. Goodman 98,338 votes 2.4% Alan S Reynolds Click here for more information about this candidate 56,027 votes 1.3%
  • Party: Americans Elect
  • Occupation: Commissioner/Engineer/Businessman
  • Vice-Chair, Freeway & Transportation Commission, South Pasadena
  • Vice-President, Reynolds Sales & Consulting
  • B.S. Aerospace Engineering USC
  • Past, Parks and Recreation Commission, South Pasadena
  • Economic & Jobs Development, through investigation of a State bank, and improving CA's business climate and friendliness.
  • Bring down costs of state Univeristies, examine better use of endowments
  • Electoral Reform, getting money out of politics & changing election process
Amos Johnson Click here for more information about this candidate 39,675 votes 0.9% Priorities:
  • ending student loan debt
  • creating living wage jobs
  • single payer health care

Basic candidate data supplied by the Secretary of State. Order of candidates is random and changes daily.
  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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