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California State Government November 4, 2014 Election
Governor Voter Information

Results as of Dec 14 10:50am, 100.0% of Precincts Reporting (24435/24435)
Candidates (Vote for 1)
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Edmund G. "Jerry" Brown Click here for more information about this candidate 4,388,368 votes 60.0%

  • Party: Democratic
  • Occupation: Governor of California 2011- present
  • California Attorney General 2007-2011
  • Mayor of Oakland 1998-2006
  • Governor of California 1975-1983
  • California Secretary of State 1971-75
  • Los Angeles Community Colleges Board of Trustees 1969-1971
  • We have a balanced budget for the first time in a decade and I intend to keep it that way.
  • After years of school cuts, this year billions of dollars in new funds are going to our kids. I intend to keep schools as my number one focus.
  • California has created a million jobs since the recession and I intend to keep the momentum going.
Neel Kashkari Click here for more information about this candidate 2,929,213 votes 40.0%
  • Party: Republican
  • Occupation: Businessman
  • Managing Director of Global Equities, PIMCO in Newport Beach, CA
  • Assistant Secretary, U.S. Department of the Treasury in Washington, DC
  • Vice President, Goldman Sachs in San Francisco, CA
  • MBA, The Wharton School at The University of Pennsylvania
  • Engineer, TRW in Redondo Beach, CA
  • Bachelor's & Master's Degree in Engineering, University of Illinois
  • Jobs
  • Education
  • Cancelling the Crazy Train and redirecting funds to build water storage

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  Official Information

Job Description

  • As the state's chief executive officer, oversees most state departments and agencies, and appoints judges.
  • Proposes new laws, approves or vetoes legislation, and submits the annual state budget to the Legislature.
  • Mobilizes and directs state resources during emergencies.
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