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All Districts > GOV: Statewide
[incumbent: Jerry Brown (D) - term limit: 2018]

Probable Primary Election Candidates: 2018

District Projection: Safe Democratic | ATC Partisan Index = 100.0 R
  • William Morrison (Republican) -   
  • Akinyemi Agbede (Democratic) -   
  • David Asem (Democratic) - Technical evangelist
    davidasem.us  
  • Antonio Villaraigosa (Democratic) - Former Mayor, Los Angeles
    antonioforcalifornia.com  
  • Scot Sturtevant (No Party Preference) - Healthcare consultant
    www.facebook.com/Scot4California/  
  • Grant Handzlik (No Party Preference) - Union journeyman  
  • Gavin Newsom (Democratic) - Lieutenant Governor
    www.gavinnewsom.com  
  • Tony Galatti (Democratic) -   
  • Desmond A. Silveira (No Party Preference) -
    www.crowdpac.com/campaigns/347234/desmond-silveira  
  • Peter Crawford-Valentino (No Party Preference) -   
  • Veronika Fimbres (Green) - Nurse  
  • Josh Jones (Green) -   
  • Analila Joya (No Party Preference) -   
  • Jacob Morris (Republican) -   
  • Ted Crisell (Democratic) - Businessman
    www.tedcrisell4governor.com  
  • Avery Banks (No Party Preference) -   
  • Juan Bribiesca (Democratic) - Retired
    www.juanbribiesca.com  
  • Joshua Laine (Democratic) - Beer-maker  
  • Robert Newman II (Republican) - Rancher  
  • Frederic Prinz von Anholt (No Party Preference) -   
  • Robert P. Kleinberger (Republican) - Consultant
    www.kleinbergerforgovernor.com  
  • Michael Bracamontes (Democratic) - Attorney
    michaelbracamontes.com  
  • Yvonne Girard (Republican) - Judicial assistant  
  • Lindsey Neil Shortland (No Party Preference) -   
  • Michael J. Bilger (No Party Preference) -   
  • Mavrick Von Haug (Republican) - Actor  
  • John Cox (Republican) - Businessman
    johncoxforgovernor.com  
  • John Leslie-Brown (Republican) - Motivational speaker
    www.john-lesliebrown.com  
  • Johnny Wattenberg (No Party Preference) -   
  • Matthew Houston (No Party Preference) - Computer programmer
    www.matthewhouston.net  
  • David Bush (No Party Preference) -   
  • Doug Ose (Republican) - Former member, House of Representatives  
  • Nickolas Wildstar (Libertarian) -
    governorwildstar.com  
  • Delaine Eastin (Democratic) - Former Superintendent of Public Instruction
    www.delaineforgovernor.com  
  • Thomas Cares (Democratic) -   
  • Harmesh Kumar (Democratic) - Psychologist
    www.drkumar4governor.com  
  • Peter Liu (Republican) - Real estate broker
    localwiki.org/oakland/Peter_Y._Liu  
  • Christopher N. Carlson (Green) -   
  • James Tran (No Party Preference) -   
  • John Chiang (Democratic) - California State Treasurer
    johnchiang.com  
  • David Hadley (Republican) - Businessman
    www.davidhadley.com  
  • Greg Ferguson (No Party Preference) -   
  • Andrew Blanch, Jr. (No Party Preference) -
    www.facebook.com/Andy-Blanch-for-Governor-1293105690740077/  
  • Timothy Richardson (No Party Preference) -   
  • Stasyi Barth (Republican) - Business owner
    stasyiforgovernor.com  
  • Laura Smith (Republican) -
    www.facebook.com/groups/373877366304151/  
  • Hilaire Shioura (No Party Preference) -   
  • Brian Domingo (Republican) - Insurance broker
    briandomingo.com  
  • Travis Allen (Republican) - Member, State Assembly
    jointravisallen.com  
  • Daniel Amare (Republican) -   
  • Boris Romanowsky (No Party Preference) - Parole agent  
  • Klement Tinaj (Democratic) - Businessman
    www.klementtinajforgovernor.com  
  • (i) = incumbent

    Analysis

    With Jerry Brown term limited in 2018 and in a state that he won by 20% over Neil Kashkari in 2014 and with Hillary Clinton outpolling Donald Trump by 20.1 . . .

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    District Voter Registration

    Fundraising

    Reported Fundraising
    (January 1-June 30, 2017 filing period)
    CommitteeContributionsExpendituresCash on HandContributions Since*
    Akinyemi AgbedeThe FPPC does not have a report for this candidate
    Allen For Governor 2018; Travis [SOS]$78,403$1,155$77,248$75,000
    Daniel AmareThe FPPC does not have a report for this candidate
    David AsemThe FPPC does not have a report for this candidate
    Avery BanksThe FPPC does not have a report for this candidate
    Barth For Governor 2018; Stasyi [SOS]$3,727$29,655$0$0
    Michael BilgerThe FPPC does not have a report for this candidate
    Andrew Blanch, Jr.The FPPC does not have a report for this candidate
    Bracamontes For Governor 2018 [SOS]$11,130$4,636$6,494$20,000
    Bribiesca For California State Governor 2018; Committee To Elect Dr. [SOS]unavailable at this time$0
    David BushThe FPPC does not have a report for this candidate
    Thomas CaresThe FPPC does not have a report for this candidate
    Christopher CarlsonThe FPPC does not have a report for this candidate
    Chiang For Governor 2018; John [SOS]$2,662,089$770,795$5,739,252$409,200
    Cox For Governor 2018; John [SOS]$3,213,430$416,871$2,825,928$74,500
    Peter Crawford-ValentinoThe FPPC does not have a report for this candidate
    Ted CrisellThe FPPC does not have a report for this candidate
    Brian DomingoThe FPPC does not have a report for this candidate
    Eastin For Governor 2018; Delaine [SOS]$321,235$219,010$106,723$105,000
    Greg FergusonThe FPPC does not have a report for this candidate
    Veronika FimbresThe FPPC does not have a report for this candidate
    Tony GalattiThe FPPC does not have a report for this candidate
    Yvonne GirardThe FPPC does not have a report for this candidate
    Hadley For Governor 2018; David [SOS]$151,662$190,645$0$140,322
    Grant HandzlikThe FPPC does not have a report for this candidate
    Matthew HoustonThe FPPC does not have a report for this candidate
    Josh JonesThe FPPC does not have a report for this candidate
    Analila JoyaThe FPPC does not have a report for this candidate
    Robert KleinbergerThe FPPC does not have a report for this candidate
    Kumar For Governor 2018; Committee To Elect Dr. [SOS]unavailable at this time$0
    Joshua LaineThe FPPC does not have a report for this candidate
    John Leslie-BrownThe FPPC does not have a report for this candidate
    Peter LiuThe FPPC does not have a report for this candidate
    Jacob MorrisThe FPPC does not have a report for this candidate
    William MorrisonThe FPPC does not have a report for this candidate
    Robert Newman IIThe FPPC does not have a report for this candidate
    Newsom For California Governor 2018 [SOS]$5,385,919$984,469$13,100,618$2,522,530
    Doug OseThe FPPC does not have a report for this candidate
    Timothy RichardsonThe FPPC does not have a report for this candidate
    Boris RomanowskyThe FPPC does not have a report for this candidate
    Hilaire ShiouraThe FPPC does not have a report for this candidate
    Lindsey ShortlandThe FPPC does not have a report for this candidate
    Desmond SilveiraThe FPPC does not have a report for this candidate
    Laura SmithThe FPPC does not have a report for this candidate
    Scot SturtevantThe FPPC does not have a report for this candidate
    Klement TinajThe FPPC does not have a report for this candidate
    James TranThe FPPC does not have a report for this candidate
    Villaraigosa For Governor 2018 [SOS]$2,334,048$570,828$4,476,881$796,700
    Frederic von AnholtThe FPPC does not have a report for this candidate
    Mavrick Von HaugThe FPPC does not have a report for this candidate
    Johnny WattenbergThe FPPC does not have a report for this candidate
    Nickolas WildstarThe FPPC does not have a report for this candidate
     
    * = Contributions of $5,000 or more
    Source: California Secretary of State

    2012 General Results

    2012 Primary Results

    Demographics

    2010 Census Demographics for GOV
     AsianBlackLatino
    Citizen Voting-Age Population 12.4% 6.9% 25.6%
    Total Population 13.9% 6.6% 38.2%

    The Bench (likely future candidates)

    Incumbent term limit: 0
    • John Chiang (D) - State Controller
    • Kamala Harris (D) - Attorney General
    • Gavin Newsom (D) - Lieutenant Governor
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