Tag: 2018 governors race

Gavin Newsom (Kyle Grillot / AFP / Getty)

Gavin Newsom Disqualified by Past Affair, Says Amanda Renteria

Former Hillary Clinton aide Amanda Renteria, a late entry to California’s gubernatorial race, says Lt. Gov. Gavin Newsom’s past sexual misconduct disqualifies him from holding higher office, and suggested the Democratic frontrunner should resign from his current position.

Travis Allen (Rich Pedroncelli / Associated Press)

Republican Travis Allen Enters California Governor’s Race

On Thursday, Assemblyman Travis Allen (R-Huntington Beach) officially became the sixth candidate — and second Republican — to announce his candidacy for California’s 2018 Democrat-heavy gubernatorial race.