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This is a list of Governors of California since California attained statehood in 1850, together with a list of the results of the Gubernatorial elections. Image File history File links CAGovernorSeal. ... Seal on envelope A seal is an impression printed on, embossed upon, or affixed to a document (or any other object) in order to authenticate it, in lieu of or in addition to a signature. ... Governors Arnold Schwarzenegger and Gray Davis with President George W. Bush (2003) Seal of the Governor of California (without the Roman numerals designating the governors sequence) See also: List of pre-statehood governors of California, List of Governors of California The Governor of California is the highest executive authority... The system of Roman numerals is a numeral system originating in ancient Rome, and was adapted from Etruscan numerals. ... Official language(s) English Capital Sacramento Largest city Los Angeles Area  Ranked 3rd  - Total 158,302 sq mi (410,000 km²)  - Width 250 miles (400 km)  - Length 770 miles (1,240 km)  - % water 4. ... A U.S. state is any one of the 50 states which have membership of the federation known as the United States of America (USA or U.S.). The separate state governments and the U.S. federal government share sovereignty. ...

According to the California Elections Code, elections are held on the first Tuesday after the first Monday of November (§1001). According to Article 5, §2 of the California Constitution, each governor's term lasts 4 years. In 1990, the electorate adopted an amendment to Article 5, §2 implementing a term limit of two terms. (Regardless, prior to this limit, only one governor had been elected to more than two terms, Earl Warren.) The term of office of a governor begins on the first Monday after January 1 after the election and lasts until the first Monday after January 1 after the next election. In the gubernatorial elections, there is a primary election wherein each party can decide upon a candidate to nominate for the general elections. Governors Arnold Schwarzenegger and Gray Davis with President George W. Bush (2003) Seal of the Governor of California (without the Roman numerals designating the governors sequence) See also: List of pre-statehood governors of California, List of Governors of California The Governor of California is the highest executive authority... The modern Bear Flag of California The flag of California was first flown during the Bear Flag Revolt and was adopted by the California state legislature in 1911. ... Alta California (Upper California) was formed in 1804 when the province of California, then a part of the Spanish colony of New Spain, was divided in two along the line separating the Franciscan missions in the north from the Dominican missions in the south. ... This is a list of pre-statehood governors of California. ... The California Constitution is the document that establishes and describes the duties, powers, structure and function of the government of the U.S. state of California. ... In politics, an electorate is the group of people entitled to vote in an election. ... A term limit is a legal restriction that limits the number of terms a person may serve in a particular elected office. ... Template:Politician Earl Warren (March 19, 1891 – July 9, 1974) was a California district attorney of Alameda County, the 20th Attorney General of California, the 30th Governor of California, and the 14th Chief Justice of the United States (from 1953 to 1969). ... January 1 is the first day of the calendar year in both the Julian and Gregorian calendars. ... January 1 is the first day of the calendar year in both the Julian and Gregorian calendars. ... A primary election is an election in which voters in a jurisdiction select candidates for a subsequent election (nominating primary). ... A general election is an election in which all or most members of a given political body are up for election. ...

Contents

Governors of California

# Name Took office Left office Party Notes
1 Peter Hardeman Burnett 1849 1851 Democratic Resigned.[1]
2 John McDougall 1851 1852 Democratic As lieutenant governor, filled unexpired term.
3 John Bigler 1852 1856 Democratic
4 John Neeley Johnson 1856 1858 American
5 John B. Weller 1858 1860 Democratic
6 Milton Slocum Latham 1860 1860 Lecompton Democratic Appointed to the United States Senate.
7 John Gately Downey 1860 1862 Lecompton Democratic As lieutenant governor, filled unexpired term.
8 Amasa Leland Stanford 1862 1863 Republican
9 Frederick Ferdinand Low 1863 1867 Unionist Republican
10 Henry Huntly Haight 1867 1871 Democratic
11 Newton Booth 1871 1875 Republican Elected to the United States Senate.
12 Romualdo Pacheco 1875 1875 Republican As lieutenant governor, filled unexpired term.
13 William Irwin 1875 1880 Democratic
14 George Clement Perkins 1880 1883 Republican
15 George Stoneman 1883 1887 Democratic
16 Washington Montgomery Bartlett 1887 1887 Democratic Died on office.
17 Robert Whitney Waterman 1887 1891 Republican As lieutenant governor, filled unexpired term.
18 Henry Harrison Markham 1891 1895 Republican
19 James Herbert Budd 1895 1899 Democratic
20 Henry Tifft Gage 1899 1903 Republican
21 George Cooper Pardee 1903 1907 Republican
22 James Norris Gillett 1907 1911 Republican
23 Hiram Warren Johnson 1911 1917 Republican
24 William Dennison Stephens 1917 1923 Republican
25 Friend William Richardson 1923 1927 Republican
26 Clement Calhoun Young 1927 1931 Republican
27 James Rolph Jr. 1931 1934 Republican Died in office.
28 Frank Finley Merriam 1934 1939 Republican As lieutenant governor, filled unexpired term.
29 Culbert Levy Olson 1939 1943 Democratic
30 Earl Warren 1943 1953 Republican, multiple.[2] Appointed as Chief Justice of the Supreme Court of the United States.
31 Goodwin Jess Knight 1953 1959 Republican As lieutenant governor, filled unexpired term; was subsequently elected in his own right.
32 Edmund Gerald "Pat" Brown Sr. 1959 1967 Democratic
33 Ronald Wilson Reagan 1967 1975 Republican
34 Edmund Gerald "Jerry" Brown Jr. 1975 1983 Democratic
35 Courken George Deukmejian Jr. 1983 1991 Republican
36 Peter Barton Wilson 1991 1999 Republican
37 Joseph Graham "Gray" Davis Jr. 1999 2003 Democratic Recalled.
38 Arnold Alois Schwarzenegger 2003 present Republican Special election to replace recalled Governor Davis.

Peter Burnett 1st Governor of California Peter Hardeman Burnett (November 15, 1807–May 17, 1895) was Californias first Governor, serving from December 29, 1849 to January 9, 1851. ... 1849 was a common year starting on Monday (see link for calendar). ... 1851 (MDCCCLI) was a common year starting on Wednesday (see link for calendar) of the Gregorian calendar (or a common year starting on Friday of the 12-day-slower Julian calendar). ... The Democratic Party is one of two major contemporary political parties in the United States; the other being the Republican Party. ... We dont have an article called John Mcdougall Start this article Search for John Mcdougall in. ... 1851 (MDCCCLI) was a common year starting on Wednesday (see link for calendar) of the Gregorian calendar (or a common year starting on Friday of the 12-day-slower Julian calendar). ... 1852 was a leap year starting on Thursday (see link for calendar). ... John Bigler 3rd Governor of California John Bigler (January 8, 1805–November 29, 1871) was Governor of California from January 8, 1852 until January 9, 1856. ... 1852 was a leap year starting on Thursday (see link for calendar). ... 1856 was a leap year starting on Tuesday (see link for calendar). ... John Neely Johnson (August 2, 1825–August 31, 1872) (some sources have his first name as James) was a U.S. political figure. ... 1856 was a leap year starting on Tuesday (see link for calendar). ... 1858 (MDCCCLVIII) is a common year starting on Friday of the Gregorian calendar (or a common year starting on Sunday of the 12-day-slower Julian calendar). ... John B. Weller (February 22, 1812–August 17, 1875) was Governor of California from January 8, 1858 to January 9, 1860 and a Congressman from Ohio, U.S. Senator from California and Ambassador. ... 1858 (MDCCCLVIII) is a common year starting on Friday of the Gregorian calendar (or a common year starting on Sunday of the 12-day-slower Julian calendar). ... 1860 is the leap year starting on Sunday. ... Milton Latham 6th Governor of California Milton Slocum Latham (May 23, 1827–March 4, 1882) was Governor of California for five days: January 9–January 14, 1860. ... 1860 is the leap year starting on Sunday. ... 1860 is the leap year starting on Sunday. ... The Lecompton Constitution was one of four proposed Kansas state constitutions. ... Seal of the U.S. Senate Federal courts Supreme Court Chief Justice Associate Justices Elections Presidential elections Midterm elections Political Parties Democratic Republican Third parties State & Local government Governors Legislatures State Courts Counties, Cities, and Towns Other countries Politics Portal      Senate composition following 2006 elections The United States Senate is... John G. Downey 7th Governor of California John Gately Downey (June 24, 1827 – March 1, 1894) was Governor of California from January 14, 1860 to January 10, 1862. ... 1860 is the leap year starting on Sunday. ... 1862 was a common year starting on Wednesday (see link for calendar). ... The Lecompton Constitution was one of four proposed Kansas state constitutions. ... Amasa Leland Stanford (March 9, 1824–June 21, 1893) was an American business tycoon, politician and founder of Stanford University. ... 1862 was a common year starting on Wednesday (see link for calendar). ... Year 1863 (MDCCCLXIII) was a common year starting on Thursday (link will display the full calendar) of the Gregorian calendar (or a common year starting on Saturday of the 12-day slower Julian calendar). ... The Republican Party is one of two major contemporary political parties in the United States of America, along with the Democratic Party. ... Frederick Ferdinand Low (January 30, 1828 – July 21, 1894) was a U.S. political figure and a California governor. ... Year 1863 (MDCCCLXIII) was a common year starting on Thursday (link will display the full calendar) of the Gregorian calendar (or a common year starting on Saturday of the 12-day slower Julian calendar). ... Cunt BAg Twat Fuk suck my penis ring 0778851865!!!!!!Year 1867 (MDCCCLXVII) was a common year starting on Tuesday (link will display the full calendar) of the Gregorian calendar (or a common year starting on Thursday of the of the 12-day slower Julian calendar). ... Henry Huntly Haight (May 20, 1825 – September 2, 1878) was Governor of California from December 5, 1867 to December 8, 1871. ... Cunt BAg Twat Fuk suck my penis ring 0778851865!!!!!!Year 1867 (MDCCCLXVII) was a common year starting on Tuesday (link will display the full calendar) of the Gregorian calendar (or a common year starting on Thursday of the of the 12-day slower Julian calendar). ... 1871 (MDCCCLXXI) was a common year starting on Sunday (see link for calendar). ... Senator Newton Booth Newton Booth (December 30, 1825 – July 14, 1892) was an American politician. ... 1871 (MDCCCLXXI) was a common year starting on Sunday (see link for calendar). ... 1875 (MDCCCLXXV) was a common year starting on Friday (see link for calendar). ... Seal of the U.S. Senate Federal courts Supreme Court Chief Justice Associate Justices Elections Presidential elections Midterm elections Political Parties Democratic Republican Third parties State & Local government Governors Legislatures State Courts Counties, Cities, and Towns Other countries Politics Portal      Senate composition following 2006 elections The United States Senate is... Romualdo Pacheco (October 31, 1831–January 23, 1899) was a Hispanic-American politician who, so far, has been the only Hispanic governor of California following its admission to the United States. ... 1875 (MDCCCLXXV) was a common year starting on Friday (see link for calendar). ... 1875 (MDCCCLXXV) was a common year starting on Friday (see link for calendar). ... William Irwin 13th Governor of California Bill Irwin is also the name of a modern-day American actor and clown William Irwin (1827 - March 15, 1886) was a California politician from the Democratic Party, who served as Governor of California between 1875 and 1880 after having been Acting Lieutenant Governor... 1875 (MDCCCLXXV) was a common year starting on Friday (see link for calendar). ... Year 1880 (MDCCCLXXX) was a leap year starting on Thursday (link will display the full calendar). ... George Clement Perkins (August 23, 1839–February 26, 1923) was Governor of California from January 8, 1880 to January 10, 1883. ... Year 1880 (MDCCCLXXX) was a leap year starting on Thursday (link will display the full calendar). ... 1883 (MDCCCLXXXIII) was a common year starting on Monday (see link for calendar). ... Portrait of George Stoneman during the Civil War George Stoneman (August 22, 1822 – September 5, 1894) was a career U.S. Army officer, a Union cavalry general in the American Civil War, and the Governor of California between 1883 and 1887. ... 1883 (MDCCCLXXXIII) was a common year starting on Monday (see link for calendar). ... 1887 (MDCCCLXXXVII) is a common year starting on Saturday (click on link for calendar) of the Gregorian calendar or a common year starting on Monday of the Julian calendar. ... Washington Montgomery Bartlett (February 29, 1824 – September 12, 1887) was Mayor of San Francisco, California from 1883–1887 and was Californias only Jewish governor. ... 1887 (MDCCCLXXXVII) is a common year starting on Saturday (click on link for calendar) of the Gregorian calendar or a common year starting on Monday of the Julian calendar. ... 1887 (MDCCCLXXXVII) is a common year starting on Saturday (click on link for calendar) of the Gregorian calendar or a common year starting on Monday of the Julian calendar. ... Robert W. Waterman 17th Governor of California Robert Whitney Waterman (December 15, 1826 – April 12, 1891) was Governor of California from September 12, 1887 until January 8, 1891. ... 1887 (MDCCCLXXXVII) is a common year starting on Saturday (click on link for calendar) of the Gregorian calendar or a common year starting on Monday of the Julian calendar. ... Year 1891 (MDCCCXCI) was a common year starting on Thursday (link will display the full calendar) of the Gregorian calendar (or a common year starting on Saturday of the 12-day slower Julian calendar). ... Henry Harrison Markham (November 16, 1840–October 9, 1923) was Governor of California from January 8, 1891 until January 11, 1895. ... Year 1891 (MDCCCXCI) was a common year starting on Thursday (link will display the full calendar) of the Gregorian calendar (or a common year starting on Saturday of the 12-day slower Julian calendar). ... 1895 (MDCCCXCV) was a common year starting on Tuesday (see link for calendar) of the Gregorian calendar (or a common year starting on Thursday of the 12-day-slower Julian calendar). ... James Herbert Budd (May 18, 1851 – July 30, 1908) was Governor of California from 1895 until 1899. ... 1895 (MDCCCXCV) was a common year starting on Tuesday (see link for calendar) of the Gregorian calendar (or a common year starting on Thursday of the 12-day-slower Julian calendar). ... Year 1899 (MDCCCXCIX) was a common year starting on Sunday (link will display the full calendar). ... Henry Tifft Gage (December 25, 1852–August 28, 1924) was Governor of California from 5 January 1899 to 7 January 1903. ... Year 1899 (MDCCCXCIX) was a common year starting on Sunday (link will display the full calendar). ... 1900 (MCMIII) was a common year starting on Thursday (link will display calendar) of the Gregorian calendar or a common year starting on Friday of the 13-day slower Julian calendar. ... George Cooper Pardee (July 25, 1857–September 1, 1941) was a medical doctor and was known as the Earthquake Governor of California, holding office from January 6, 1903 to January 8, 1907. ... 1900 (MCMIII) was a common year starting on Thursday (link will display calendar) of the Gregorian calendar or a common year starting on Friday of the 13-day slower Julian calendar. ... 1907 (MCMVII) was a common year starting on Tuesday (link will display the full calendar) of the Gregorian calendar (or a common year starting on Wednesday of the 13-day-slower Julian calendar). ... James Norris Gillett (September 20, 1860–April 21, 1937) was a California politician who served as Governor of California from January 9, 1907 to January 3, 1911. ... 1907 (MCMVII) was a common year starting on Tuesday (link will display the full calendar) of the Gregorian calendar (or a common year starting on Wednesday of the 13-day-slower Julian calendar). ... 1911 (MCMXI) was a common year starting on Sunday (link will display the full calendar). ... Hiram Johnson Hiram Warren Johnson (September 2, 1866 – August 6, 1945) was a leading American progressive politician from California; he served as Governor from 1911 to 1917, and as a United States Senator from 1917 to 1945. ... 1911 (MCMXI) was a common year starting on Sunday (link will display the full calendar). ... Year 1917 (MCMXVII) was a common year starting on Monday of the Gregorian calendar (see link for calendar) or a common year starting on Tuesday of the 13-day slower Julian calendar (see: 1917 Julian calendar). ... William Dennison Stephens (b. ... Year 1917 (MCMXVII) was a common year starting on Monday of the Gregorian calendar (see link for calendar) or a common year starting on Tuesday of the 13-day slower Julian calendar (see: 1917 Julian calendar). ... 1923 (MCMXXIII) was a common year starting on Monday (link will display the full calendar). ... Friend William Richardson (December 1, 1865–September 6, 1943) was Governor of California from January 9, 1923 until January 4, 1927. ... 1923 (MCMXXIII) was a common year starting on Monday (link will display the full calendar). ... 1927 (MCMXXVII) was a common year starting on Saturday (link will display full calendar). ... Clement Calhoun Young (April 28, 1869 – December 24, 1947) was the Governor of the U.S. state of California between 1927 and 1931. ... 1927 (MCMXXVII) was a common year starting on Saturday (link will display full calendar). ... 1931 (MCMXXXI) was a common year starting on Thursday (link is to a full 1931 calendar). ... James Rolph Jr. ... 1931 (MCMXXXI) was a common year starting on Thursday (link is to a full 1931 calendar). ... 1934 (MCMXXXIV) was a common year starting on Monday (link will take you to calendar). ... Frank Finley Merriam (December 22, 1865 – April 25, 1955) was Governor of California from June 2, 1934 until January 2, 1939. ... 1934 (MCMXXXIV) was a common year starting on Monday (link will take you to calendar). ... 1939 (MCMXXXIX) was a common year starting on Sunday (link will display full year calendar). ... Culbert Levy Olson (November 7, 1876 – April 13, 1962) was an American politician and governor of California. ... 1939 (MCMXXXIX) was a common year starting on Sunday (link will display full year calendar). ... 1943 (MCMXLIII) was a common year starting on Friday (the link is to a full 1943 calendar). ... Template:Politician Earl Warren (March 19, 1891 – July 9, 1974) was a California district attorney of Alameda County, the 20th Attorney General of California, the 30th Governor of California, and the 14th Chief Justice of the United States (from 1953 to 1969). ... 1943 (MCMXLIII) was a common year starting on Friday (the link is to a full 1943 calendar). ... 1953 (MCMLIII) was a common year starting on Thursday. ... The Chief Justice of the United States is the head of the Judicial Branch of the government of the United States, and presides over the Supreme Court of the United States. ... Goodwin Jess Knight (December 9, 1896 - May 22, 1970) was a U.S. politician who was the 31st Governor of California from 1953 until 1959. ... 1953 (MCMLIII) was a common year starting on Thursday. ... Year 1959 (MCMLIX) was a common year starting on Thursday of the Gregorian calendar. ... Edmund Gerald Brown Sr. ... Year 1959 (MCMLIX) was a common year starting on Thursday of the Gregorian calendar. ... 1967 (MCMLXVII) was a common year starting on Sunday of the Gregorian calendar (the link is to a full 1967 calendar). ... Ronald Wilson Reagan (February 6, 1911 – June 5, 2004) was the 40th President of the United States (1981 – 1989) and the 33rd Governor of California (1967 – 1975). ... 1967 (MCMLXVII) was a common year starting on Sunday of the Gregorian calendar (the link is to a full 1967 calendar). ... 1975 (MCMLXXV) was a common year starting on Wednesday. ... For the whistleblower, see Gerald W. Brown. ... 1975 (MCMLXXV) was a common year starting on Wednesday. ... 1983 (MCMLXXXIII) was a common year starting on Saturday of the Gregorian calendar. ... Courken George Deukmejian, Jr. ... 1983 (MCMLXXXIII) was a common year starting on Saturday of the Gregorian calendar. ... 1991 (MCMXCI) was a common year starting on Tuesday of the Gregorian calendar. ... 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Notes

  1. ^ Governor Burnett resigned from office citing personal reasons.
  2. ^ Governor Warren ran as a Republican for his first and third terms. For his second term, Earl won the nomination of the Republican, Democratic, and Progressive parties.

The United States Progressive Party of 1948 was a political party that ran former Vice President Henry A. Wallace of Iowa for president and U.S. Senator Glen H. Taylor of Idaho for vice president in 1948. ...

Election results

(winners are in bold)


Name
Party
Votes
(percentage of votes)

Year First Second Third
(if notable)
Fourth
(if notable)
1849 Peter H. Burnett
Nonpartisan
6,783
Winfield S. Sherwood
Unknown
3,220
1851 John Bigler
Democrat
22,613
Pierson B. Reading
Whig
21,531
1853 John Bigler
Democrat
38,940
William Waldo
Whig
37,454
1855 John Neeley Johnson
American
51,157
John Bigler
Democrat
46,225
1857 John B. Weller
Democrat
57,661
Edward Stanly
Republican
George W. Bowie
American
1859 Milton Slocum Latham
Democrat
62,255
John Currey
A.L. Democrat
20,847
Leland Stanford
Republican
10,110
1861 Leland Stanford
Republican
56,056
46.4%
John R. McConnell
Democrat
33,750
28%
John Conness
Union Democrat
30,944
25.6%
1863 Frederick F. Low
Unionist Republican
64,447
John Gately Downey
Lecompton Democrat
44,843
1867 Henry Huntly Haight
Democrat
49,895
George Congdon Gorham
Republican
40,359
Caleb T. Fay
Indep. Republican
2,088
1871
Sept. 6th
Newton Booth
Republican
62,581
Henry Huntly Haight
Democrat
57,520
1875 William Irwin
Democrat
61,509
Timothy G. Phelps
Republican
31,322
John Bidwell
Anti-Monopoly
29,752
William E. Lovett
Prohibition
356
1879† George Clement Perkins
Republican
67,965
Hugh J. Glenn
Democrat
47,667
William F. White
Workingman's Party
~46,000
1882 George Stoneman
Democrat
90,694
Morris M. Estee
Republican
67,175
1886 Washington Montgomery Bartlett
Democrat
84,965
John F. Swift
Republican
84,316
1890 Henry Markham
Republican
125,129
Edward B. Pond
Democrat
117,184
1894 James H. Budd
Democrat
111,944
39.3%
Morris M. Estee
Republican
110,738
38.9%
Jonathan V. Webster
People's Party
51,304
18%
1898 Henry T. Gage
Republican
148,354
James G. McGuire
Democrat
129,261
1902 George Pardee
Republican
146,332
Franklin K. Lane
Democrat
143,783
1906 James Gillett
Republican
125,887
Theodore A. Bell
Democrat
117,645
William H. Langdon
Independence League[1]
45,008
14.4%
Austin Lewis
Socialist
16,036
5.1%
1910 Hiram Johnson
Republican
177,191
45.9%
Theodore A. Bell
Democrat
154,835
40.1%
J. Stitt Wilson
Socialist
47,819
12.4%
1914 Hiram Johnson
Progressive
460,495
John D. Fredericks
Republican
271,990
29.4%
John B. Curtin
Democrat
116,121
12.5%
Noble A. Richardson
Socialist
50,716
5.5%
1918 William D. Stephens
Republican
387,547
Theodore A. Bell
Independent[2]
251,189
Henry H. Roser
Socialist
29,003
James Rolph Jr.
Write-in[3]
20,605
1922 Friend Richardson
Republican
576,445
Thomas L. Woolwine
Democrat
347,530
1926 C. C. Young
Republican
814,815
Justus S. Wardwell
Democrat
282,451
1930 James Rolph, Jr.
Republican
999,393
Milton M. Young
Democrat
333,973
1934 Frank F. Merriam
Republican
1,138,629
Upton Sinclair
Democrat/EPIC
879,537
Raymond L. Haight
Commonwealth
~300,000
1938 Culbert L. Olson
Democrat
1,391,734
52.5%
Frank F. Merriam
Republican
1,171,019
44%
1942 Earl Warren
Republican
1,275,237
57%
Culbert L. Olson
Democrat
932,995
42%
Fred Dyster
Prohibition
10,640
1946 Earl Warren
Republican
Democrat
Progressive
91.6%
2,344,542
Henry R. Schmidt
Prohibition
180,579
7.1%
1950 Earl Warren
Republican
2,461,754
64.8%
James Roosevelt
Democrat
1,333,856
35.1%
1954 Goodwin J. Knight
Republican
2,290,519
56.8%
Richard P. Graves
Democrat
1,739,368
43.2%
1958 Pat Brown
Democrat
3,140,076
59.8%
William F. Knowland
Republican
2,110,911
40.2%
1962 Pat Brown
Democrat
3,037,109
51.9%
Richard Nixon
Republican
2,740,351
46.8%
1966 Ronald Reagan
Republican
3,742,913
57.6%
Pat Brown
Democrat
2,749,174
42.3%
1970 Ronald Reagan
Republican
3,439,174
52.8%
Jesse M. Unruh
Democrat
2,938,607
45.1%
1974 Jerry Brown
Democrat
3,131,648
50.1%
Houston I. Flournoy
Republican
2,952,954
47.3%
1978 Jerry Brown
Democrat
3,435,034
56%
Evelle J. Younger
Republican
2,274,772
37%
Ed Clark
Independent
~368,039
6%
1982 George Deukmejian
Republican
3,881,014
49.3%
Tom Bradley
Democrat
3,787,669
48.1%
1986 George Deukmejian
Republican
4,395,972
61%
Tom Bradley
Democrat
2,721,674
37%
1990 Pete Wilson
Republican
3,791,904
48.7%
Dianne Feinstein
Democrat
3,525,197
46.3%
1994 Pete Wilson
Republican
4,777,674
55.3%
Kathleen Brown
Democrat
3,517,777
40.4%
1998 Gray Davis
Democrat
4,860,702
58.0%
Dan Lungren
Republican
3,218,030
38.3%
Dan Hamburg
Green
104179
1.2%
2002 Gray Davis
Democrat
3,533,490
47.3%
Bill Simon Jr.
Republican
3,169,801
42.4%
Peter Miguel Camejo
Green
393,036
5.3%
2003 Recall Gray Davis
Yes
4,976,274
55.4%
No
4,007,783
44.6%
Arnold Schwarzenegger
Republican
4,206,284
48.6%
Cruz Bustamante
Democrat
2,724,874
31.5%
Tom McClintock
Republican
1,161,287
13.5%
Peter Miguel Camejo
Green
242,247
2.8%
2006 Arnold Schwarzenegger
Republican
4,266,591
56.0%
Phil Angelides
Democrat
2,965,232
39.0%
Peter Miguel Camejo
Green
~200,000
2.3%
Notes 
† – Working Men party candidate: W.F. White; Prohibitionists, A.G. Clark.
Prohibitionist party results from [4]

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See also

Governors Arnold Schwarzenegger and Gray Davis with President George W. Bush (2003) Seal of the Governor of California (without the Roman numerals designating the governors sequence) See also: List of pre-statehood governors of California, List of Governors of California The Governor of California is the highest executive authority... This is a table of the current Governors of the 50 States. ... This is a list of California Governors by time in office. ...

External links

  • Governors of California - Official Site from the State of California with Portraits and Biographies
  • Election results for all gubernatorial elections
  • List of Governors of California when California Belonged to Mexico
  • Election results for all gubernatorial elections
  • List of Governors of California
  • Election results 1990 to present
  • California Elections Code

 
 

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