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Gavin Newsom’s Newest Attack Ad Aims To Slow John Chiang’s Growing Momentum

Newsom Makes False Claims Aimed at Chiang,Only Candidate Strong Enough to Compete in November ElectionThis weekend, Gavin Newsom’s campaign released a new attack ad that makes false and erroneous claims against John Chiang, in an effort to distract voters from Newsom’s own fiscal mismanagement and disastrous leadership as mayor of San Francisco. The ad is just the newest sign that Newsom sees Chiang’s growing momentum as a threat and that Chiang is Newsom’s strongest competition in the November election.“Gavin Newsom’s desperate attempt to attack John's record is evidence that John is gaining momentum, and that Gavin is...

John Chiang Endorsed by IBEW Local 47

John Chiang’s campaign for governor today announced the endorsement of the International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers (IBEW) Local 47. IBEW Local 47 represents electrical linemen in the Southern California area.“John Chiang is the one candidate we can count on to stand up for the people of California and our working families,” said Patrick Lavin, Business Manager of IBEW Local 47. “John has held powerful actors accountable when they tried to harm consumers and has prioritized investments in renewable energy technologies to green our infrastructure and our state. We trust John to continue to be a staunch advocate for California’s...

John Chiang Releases California Road Map for Justice and Equality

John Chiang’s campaign for governor today released the California Road Map for Justice and Equality. The Road Map is Chiang’s social and criminal justice policy platform that calls for community policing, cash bail reform, a renewed commitment to both the immigrant and LGBTQIA communities, and equal opportunities for all Californians.“Growing up as the first Asian American family in our community, I remember the taunts and ugly racial slurs spray painted on our garage. While we’ve made great strides since that time, sadly, much of the bigotry and discrimination we faced back then still remains present today,” said Chiang. “For...

John Chiang Releases ‘History,’ Highlighting his Family Story and Track Record Fighting for Californians

John Chiang’s campaign for governor today released a new television ad — called “History” — highlighting both Chiang’s family story and track record fighting for Californians against Wells Fargo, as well as his efforts helping manage California’s finances through the Great Recession.“It’s the story of our nation. John Chiang’s father came here with little money, but big dreams for a better future. Now, John has a chance to make history,” narrates the ad. “A champion of the underdog, John took on Wells Fargo when it ripped off working families. And against the odds, he helped save California from financial...