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Gavin Newsom


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Date Party Office Votes Result
11-02-2010 Democratic Lieutenant Governor 4918158 Win
11-04-2014 Democratic Lieutenant Governor 4107051 Win

Candidate Biography:

Gavin Christopher Newsom
Born: October 10, 1967 in San Francisco, CA
Married: Kimberly Guilfoyle (m. 2001, div. 2006), Jennifer Siebel (in 2008)
Child: Montana Tessa Siebel Newsom, Hunter Siebel Newsom, and Brooklynn
Family: Son of William A. Newsom

1995: Volunteer, Willie Brown for Mayor campaign
1996-1997: Member, San Francisco's Parking and Traffic Commission
1997-2004: Member, San Francisco County Board of Supervisors
2004-2011: Mayor, City of San Francisco
2010: Early Primary Candidate for Governor (Withdrew)
2012: Delegate, Democratic National Convention
2016: Delegate, Democratic National Convention

  • Newsom remained in office as Mayor until early January, past the start of his term as Lieutenant Governor, in order to play a part in the selection of San Francisco's new Mayor. 
  • Small Screen: Newsom began hosting a TV show "The Gavin Newsom Show" in May 2012. The show airs on Current TV, a cable channel co-founded by Al Gore.

Source: "Newsom's latest exit date: Jan. 10" by John Coté, San Francisco Chronicle (1/1/2011)
Source: "Calif. Lt. Gov. Gavin Newsom gets Current TV gig" by Lisa Leff, Associated Press (4/18/2012)

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