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CA-LtGov: San Francisco Mayor Gavin Newsom joins the fray

Last seen withdrawing from the California Gubernatorial primary against a not-yet-officially-announced Jerry Brown, San Francisco Mayor Gavin Newsom has entered the fray for the second spot on the ballot: Lieutenant Governor. Why should anyone care? Well, first of all, because the Lieutenant Governor is not an entirely useless post: it comes with ex officio positions on important boards such as the State Lands Commission and the University of California Board of Regents.
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California and the Republican Party

Politics / US Politics : Huffington Post: Politics Blog (8 hours ago)

Forty years ago Jerry Brown won a Democratic primary defeating runner up Joseph Alioto, the longtime mayor of San Francisco, soundly. Brown then went on to defeat State Controller Houston Flornoy by a margin of less than three perce... Read Post

Gavin Newsom quits race for California governor

United States / Los Angeles : L.A. Now (4 years ago)

San Francisco Mayor Gavin Newsom, who has been seen as a leading contender to be the next governor of California, announced today that he is quitting the race. Newsom is withdrawing from the Democratic primary amid lackluster poll n... Read Post

Gavin Newsom Losing Against Jerry Brown in 2 Polls

United States / Los Angeles : LAist (5 years ago)

Jerry Brown Although California Attorney General and former Governor Jerry Brown hasn't officially declared his gubernatorial intentions, he's winning against candidate and San Francisco Mayor Gavin Newsom, according to two polls re... Read Post

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