California lieutenant gubernatorial election, 2014

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California lieutenant gubernatorial election, 2014
California
2010 ←
November 4, 2014
→ 2018

  Gavin Newsom Lieutenant Gov.jpg
Nominee Gavin Newsom Ron Nehring
Party Democratic Republican

Incumbent Lieutenant Governor

Gavin Newsom
Democratic

The 2014 California lieutenant gubernatorial election will be held on November 4, 2014, to elect the Lieutenant Governor of California. Incumbent Democratic Lieutenant Governor Gavin Newsom is running for re-election to a second term in office.

A primary election will be held on June 3, 2014. Under California's nonpartisan blanket primary law, all candidates will appear on the same ballot, regardless of party. In the primary, voters may vote for any candidate, regardless of their party affiliation. The top two finishers — regardless of party — advance to the general election in November, even if a candidate manages to receive a majority of the votes cast in the primary election. Louisiana and Washington are the only other states with this system, a so-called "jungle primary".

Primary election[edit]

Candidates[edit]

Democratic Party[edit]

Declared[edit]
  • Eric Korevaar, mechanical/aerospace engineer, candidate for Governor in 2003 and candidate for Lieutenant Governor in 2010[1]
  • Gavin Newsom, incumbent Lieutenant Governor[2]
Withdrew[edit]
  • Michael Crosby
  • Larry K. Reed

Republican Party[edit]

Declared[edit]

Green Party[edit]

Declared[edit]
  • Jena F. Goodman, student[3]

Peace and Freedom Party[edit]

  • Amos Johnson, security guard[3]

Americans Elect[edit]

Declared[edit]
  • Alan Reynolds, businessman[5]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Phil Willon (February 1, 2014). "Money pours into campaigns for candidates seeking statewide posts". Los Angeles Times. Retrieved March 9, 2014. 
  2. ^ Dan Morain (October 27, 2013). "Dan Morain: Gavin Newsom believes California should legalize marijuana; details to come". The Sacramento Bee. Retrieved March 9, 2014. 
  3. ^ a b c d "Official certified list of candidates". Lieutenant Governor. California Secretary of State. Retrieved 26 May 2014. 
  4. ^ "Former California Republican Party Chairman Files Papers To Run For Lieutenant Governor". KPBS. March 8, 2014. Retrieved March 9, 2014. 
  5. ^ James Doull (February 10, 2014). "Independent Candidate in California Says Jury Still Out on Top-Two Primary". IVN. Retrieved March 9, 2014. 

External links[edit]

Official campaign websites