Secretary of State
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All Districts > SOS: Statewide
[incumbent: Alex Padilla (D) - term limit: 2022]

Primary Election Candidates: 2018

District Projection: Safe Democratic | ATC Partisan Index = 100.0 R
  • Mark Meuser (Republican) - Attorney  
  • Gail Lightfoot (Libertarian) - Retired nurse  
  • Erik Rydberg (Green) -   
  • C.T. Weber (Peace and Freedom) - Retired government analyst  
  • Alex Padilla (Democratic) - Secretary of State  
  • Raul Rodriguez Jr. (Republican) -   
  • Ruben Major (Democratic) - EMT Instructor/Businessman  
  • (i) = incumbent


    Former state senator Alex Padilla was elected to the position of Secretary of State in 2014, succeeding Debra Bowen. As was widely reported, Bowen ran deep depression and m . . .

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

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