Gavin Newsom

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Gavin Newsom
Gavin Newsom by Gage Skidmore.jpg
40th Governor of California
Assumed office
January 7, 2019
LieutenantEleni Kounalakis
Preceded byJerry Brown
49th Lieutenant Governor of California
In office
January 10, 2011 – January 7, 2019
GovernorJerry Brown
Preceded byAbel Maldonado
Succeeded byEleni Kounalakis
42nd Mayor of San Francisco
In office
January 8, 2004 – January 10, 2011
Preceded byWillie Brown
Succeeded byEd Lee
Member of the San Francisco Board of Supervisors
In office
January 8, 1997 – January 8, 2004
Preceded byKevin Shelley
Succeeded byMichela Alioto-Pier
Constituency2nd district[a]
Personal details
Gavin Christopher Newsom

(1967-10-10) October 10, 1967 (age 53)
San Francisco, California, U.S.
Political partyDemocratic
Kimberly Guilfoyle
(m. 2001; div. 2006)

Jennifer Siebel (m. 2008)
FatherWilliam Newsom
EducationSanta Clara University (BS)

Gavin Christopher Newsom (born October 10, 1967) is an American politician and the Governor of the U.S. state of California.

He is the 49th and current Lieutenant Governor for the State of California. Before that, he was 42nd Mayor for San Francisco (to which he was elected in 2003 and again in 2007).[1] Newsom is Democrat. His father was judge William Newsom.

In February 2015, Newsom announced his candidacy for Governor of California in 2018.[2] On June 5, 2018, he finished in the top two of the nonpartisan blanket primary, and faced off against Republican John H. Cox in November.[3] He won the general election in November 2018.

Notes[change | change source]

  1. District created in 2000; prior terms were on a city-wide seat. Appointed to Kevin Shelley's seat.

References[change | change source]

  1. "Gavin Newsom Biography - family, childhood, parents, school, mother, son, old, information, born, drugs".
  2. Siders, David (February 11, 2015). "Gavin Newsom to open campaign account for governor in 2018". Sacramento Bee. Retrieved March 6, 2015.
  3. Hart, Angela (June 5, 2018). "Gavin Newsom, John Cox advance to general election in California governor's race". The Sacramento Bee. Retrieved June 6, 2016.

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