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California State Government June 3, 2014 Election
Secretary of State 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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Alex Padilla Click here for more information about this candidate 1,217,371 votes 30.2%

  • Party: Democratic
  • Occupation: California State Senator
  • Los Angeles City Council President, 2001-2006
  • B.S., Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT), Mechanical Engineering
  • President, National Association of Latino Elected Officials (NALEO)
  • Grew up in Pacoima. Husband and Dad
  • State Senator - worked across party lines to pass 80 laws
  • Create Jobs by making it easier to start a business.
  • Restore trust in government with tough campaign finance laws to increase transparency.
  • Protect voting rights for all. Register a million more voters and increase voter turnout to strengthen our democracy.
Pete Peterson Click here for more information about this candidate 1,194,715 votes 29.7%
  • Party: Republican
  • Occupation: Educator/Institute Director
  • Masters Public Policy, Pepperdine
  • BA, History, George Washington University
  • Public Policy Fellow, Hoover Institution
  • Exec Dir, Davenport Inst for Public Engagement @ Pepperdine Univ
  • Adjunct Prof, Pepperdine School of Public Policy
  • 12-yr career in printing/direct mktg
  • Complete statewide voter database
  • Bring an "open data" approach to campaign finance database
  • Make it easier and cheaper to start a small business in CA
Leland Yee 380,361 votes 9.4% Dan Schnur Click here for more information about this candidate 369,898 votes 9.2%
  • Party: No Party Preference
  • Occupation: Political Involvement Educator
  • Director, Jesse M. Unruh Institute of Politics, University of Southern California (On Leave)
  • Former Chairman, California Fair Political Practices Commission
  • Former Co-Chairman, Voices of Reform Committee
  • Adjunct Professor, UC Berkeley
  • Communications Director, McCain for President 2000
  • Bachelor's degree, American University, 1987
  • Fight against corruption by working for tough, new laws that increase transparency and ban campaign contributions during legislative sessions.
  • Rebuild the Political Center and Get young people more involved in politics
  • Create private sector jobs by upgrading the Secretary of State's operations and technology to make it easier and faster to start a new business in CA.
Derek Cressman Click here for more information about this candidate 306,375 votes 7.6%
  • Party: Democratic
  • Occupation: Voting Rights Advocate
  • Common Cause good government executive
  • CALPIRG Democracy Program Director
  • B.A Political Science from Williams College
  • International Elections Observer
  • Expert witness to US Senate, California Fair Political Practices Commission, and federal courts
  • Husband, Father, Citizen.
  • Get corporate money out of politics
  • Improve transparency by putting political donations information in the Voters Guide
  • Modernize our voter registration and business registration systems
Roy Allmond Click here for more information about this candidate 256,668 votes 6.4%
  • Party: Republican
  • Occupation: California State Employee
  • first year Law Student
  • Administration of Justice AA with honors
  • Bring back customer service
  • modernize the available services
  • Perfom work professionally in a nonpartisan manner
Jeffrey H. Drobman Click here for more information about this candidate 178,521 votes 4.4%
  • Party: Democratic
  • Occupation: Computer Scientist/Engineer
  • UCLA BS in Engineering, MS, PhD in Computer Science
  • Hughes Aircraft Doctoral Fellow, Tau Beta Pi, Upsilon Pi Epsilon
  • Candidate-LA County Supervisor 4th District 1988 & 1992
  • UCLA Lecturer in computer science 1986, 2006
  • President of Marina-Mar Vista-Venice Democratic Club (1989-91)
  • Founding board member, VP of UCLA Engineering Alumni Assn
  • secure existing voting databases, systems and networks
  • add the option for online voting at the polls, via supervised PCs and iPads
  • add full online voting via any Internet-connected device -- anywhere, anytime
David Curtis Click here for more information about this candidate 121,618 votes 3.0%
  • Party: Green
  • Occupation: Dad/Designer
  • BS Architecture, the Ohio State University
  • Registered Residential Designer 247-P
  • Fmr President, CAC
  • Secretary, Marin County Green Party
  • Fmr Gallery Educator, Hermitage Guggenheim Museum
  • Studied creative writing with Claudia Keelan, UNLV
  • Equal Access to all aspects of political processes, remove barriers to participation.
  • Neutralize money by enacting public campaign financing
  • Debates must invite all balloted candidates

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

  • As the state's chief elections officer, oversees statewide elections and provides public access to campaign and lobbying financial information.
  • Supports California business by registering and authenticating certain types of businesses and trademarks, regulating notaries public, and enabling secured creditors to protect their financial interests.
  • Preserves California's history by acquiring, safeguarding, and sharing the state's historical treasures.
  • Registers domestic partnerships and advance health care directives, and protects the addresses of domestic violence victims and certain others entitled to confidential addresses.
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