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.
With L.A. Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa, San Francisco Mayor Gavin Newsom and Senator Dianne Feinstein all out of the way, Attorney General and former Governor Jerry Brown is expected to announce his official gubernatorial candidacy to... Read Post
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