Statewide Candidates Roundup
by Nicole Yelich
Nov 07, 2018

Former Ambassador Eleni Kounalakis is poised to become California’s first female Lieutenant Governor, with a commanding 11-point lead over rival State Senator Ed Hernandez.

In the Insurance Commissioners’ race, State Senator Ricardo Lara holds a slim lead over former Insurance Commissioner and former Republican Steve Poizner.

Marshall Tuck holds a similarly narrow lead over Assemblymember Tony Thurmond in his bid for State Superintendent of Public Instruction.

BOE member Fiona Ma, Attorney General Xavier Becerra, and Supervisor Malia Cohen are winning  handily against their Republican challengers.