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John Chiang Earns Strong Second Place Showing In California Democratic Party Gubernatorial Endorsement

Chiang Blocks Chronic Gubernatorial Candidate Gavin Newsom from Earning Endorsement He’s Sought for Nearly a DecadePolitical Observers Impressed by Chiang’s Strong PerformanceJohn Chiang emerged with an incredibly strong second-place showing — capturing 30% of the vote — and blocking a party endorsement of any candidate in the race, after delegates cast their votes this evening for the official California Democratic Party’s (CDP) gubernatorial endorsement at the state convention in San Diego. The final vote tally found the CDP would cast “No Consensus” in the 2018 gubernatorial endorsement. Just as importantly, chronic gubernatorial candidate Gavin Newsom couldn’t muster...

John Chiang Endorsed by LA City Controller Ron Galperin

Eighth Endorsement for Chiang in Just Three DaysJohn Chiang’s campaign for governor received yet another endorsement today, announcing the support of Los Angeles City Controller Ron Galperin. Galperin is the first Neighborhood Council member elected to city-wide office in Los Angeles and launched ControlPanel LA, the City’s first open data portal.“I am proud to endorse John Chiang for governor,” said Controller Galperin. “Especially now, we need a leader who will fight for all Californians and stand up for our values. I know the quality of his leadership, seeing first-hand how he has been a steady force for good,...

John Chiang Endorsed by Former San Diego Democratic Party Chair Francine Busby

Seventh Endorsement for Chiang in the Past Three DaysJohn Chiang’s campaign for governor today announced the endorsement of former Chair of the San Diego County Democratic Party Francine Busby. Busby is also the former executive director of Run Women Run and has worked with Emily’s List, the California List, California Women Lead, National Organization for Women, National Women’s Political Caucus, Emerge, Planned Parenthood, Girls Scouts, League of Women Voters and other organizations that foster women in leadership.“I’m proud to endorse John Chiang for governor because he has the proven track record of accomplishments delivering for San Diego...

San Diego City Councilmember Georgette Goméz Endorses John Chiang for Governor

Sixth Endorsement for Chiang in Last Three DaysLOS ANGELES, CA – John Chiang’s campaign for governor today announced the endorsement of San Diego City Councilmember Georgette Goméz. Goméz represents the City of San Diego’s 9th District and is the chairperson of the San Diego Metropolitan Transit System — the first Latina to ever hold the position.“John Chiang has a track record of implementing affordable housing solutions and fighting for a green economy,” said Councilmember Goméz. “As treasurer, John has led the charge in financing more affordable housing in our state. He’s also committed to cleaner air and a more...