California State Treasurer election, 2018

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California State Treasurer election, 2018
California
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Incumbent State Treasurer

John Chiang
Democratic



The 2018 California State Treasurer election will be held on November 6, 2018, to elect the State Treasurer of California. Incumbent Democratic Treasurer John Chiang is not running for re-election to a second term and will instead run for governor.[1]

Primary election[edit]

Candidates[edit]

Democratic Party[edit]

Declared[edit]
  • Vivek Viswanathan, former Special Advisor to Gov. Jerry Brown and Policy Advisor to Hillary Clinton's 2016 presidential campaign.[4][5][6]
Potential[edit]
  • Brian Pendleton, philanthropist, activist and entrepreneur[7]
Declined[edit]

Peace and Freedom Party[edit]

Declared[edit]
  • Kevin Akin, retired hospital maintenance worker and current state chair of the Peace and Freedom Party[10]

Endorsements[edit]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c Siders, David (May 17, 2016). "John Chiang opens bid for California governor". The Sacramento Bee. Retrieved November 16, 2016. 
  2. ^ Celock, John (May 18, 2016). "Two Announce For California Treasurer". The Celock Report. Retrieved November 16, 2016. 
  3. ^ Wildermuth, John (May 18, 2016). "Fiona Ma announces she's running for state treasurer". San Francisco Chronicle. Retrieved November 16, 2016. 
  4. ^ Marinucci, Carla; Siders, David (January 17, 2018). "California Playbook". Politico. Retrieved February 5, 2018. 
  5. ^ Sohrabji, Sunita (January 25, 2018). "Vivek Viswanathan, Veteran of Politics at Age 30, Announces Bid for California State Treasurer". India West. Retrieved February 5, 2018. 
  6. ^ "Hillary campaign advisor Vivek Viswanathan is here to answer questions about college affordability". Daily Kos. October 3, 2016. Retrieved February 5, 2018. 
  7. ^ "Resist March's Brian Pendleton Said to Be Considering Run for California Treasurer". WEHOville. July 19, 2017. Retrieved August 24, 2017. 
  8. ^ Potter, Matt (October 8, 2014). "Balls and chains". San Diego Reader. Retrieved March 29, 2017. 
  9. ^ "Endorsements". Fiona Ma for State Treasurer. Retrieved March 29, 2017. 
  10. ^ "Election 2018: The Peace & Freedom Party Candidates". December 18, 2017. Retrieved January 8, 2018. 
  11. ^ "California's Attorney General Sides with Fiona Ma for Treasurer". Fiona Ma for State Treasurer. June 29, 2016. Retrieved November 16, 2016. 
  12. ^ a b "Duo of endorsements inject burst of momentum into Fiona Ma's CA Treasurer bid". Fiona Ma for State Treasurer. May 18, 2016. Retrieved November 16, 2016. 
  13. ^ "Congresswoman Julia Brownley Sides With Fiona Ma For Treasurer". Fiona Ma for State Treasurer. June 10, 2016. Retrieved November 16, 2016. 
  14. ^ a b "Ma Grows Stockpile, Adds Judy Chu and David Ryu to List of Supporters". Fiona Ma for State Treasurer. June 14, 2016. Retrieved November 16, 2016. 
  15. ^ a b c d "4 More Congress Members Endorse Fiona Ma for CA Treasurer". Fiona Ma for State Treasurer. May 26, 2016. Retrieved November 16, 2016. 
  16. ^ a b c d e f g h i j k l "Scores of Former State Lawmakers Line Up Behind Fiona Ma For Treasurer". Fiona Ma for State Treasurer. May 27, 2016. Retrieved November 16, 2016. 
  17. ^ a b "Esteemed Former Assembly Speakers Coalesce Around Fiona Ma for CA Treasurer". Fiona Ma for State Treasurer. May 24, 2016. Retrieved November 16, 2016. 
  18. ^ "Fiona Ma Keeps Up Wildly Successful Announcement Week with Backing of Another SoCal Leader". Fiona Ma for State Treasurer. May 19, 2016. Retrieved November 16, 2016. 
  19. ^ a b c "Trio of CA Senators Rally Around Fiona Ma for Treasurer". Fiona Ma for State Treasurer. June 16, 2016. Retrieved November 16, 2016. 
  20. ^ "Tom Torlakson endorses Fiona Ma for Treasurer". Fiona Ma for State Treasurer. May 18, 2016. Retrieved November 16, 2016. 
  21. ^ a b "Oakland, Compton Mayors Sign-on to Fiona Ma's State Treasurer Campaign". Fiona Ma for State Treasurer. May 20, 2016. Retrieved November 16, 2016. 
  22. ^ "Mayor of California's 3rd Largest City Backs Fiona Ma for Treasurer". Fiona Ma for State Treasurer. May 23, 2016. Retrieved November 16, 2016. 
  23. ^ a b c d e f "Fiona Ma Amassses Crucial Support From Central Valley Leaders in CA Treasurer Bid". Fiona Ma for State Treasurer. May 25, 2016. Retrieved November 16, 2016. 
  24. ^ "Ma Secures Backing of California Trailblazer Willie Brown". Fiona Ma for State Treasurer. June 2, 2016. Retrieved November 16, 2016. 
  25. ^ a b c d e f g h "9 Top CA Dem Party Officials Join Fiona Ma's Campaign for Treasurer". Fiona Ma for State Treasurer. May 31, 2016. Retrieved November 16, 2016. 

External links[edit]

Official campaign websites