2018 gubernatorial races

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.

Villaraigosa and Newsom (Getty)

Fox: Democrat-Heavy Race for Governor Could Save GOP Seats

Joel Fox of California’s “Fox & Hounds” political blog has suggested the possibility that a Democrat-versus-Democrat contest in California’s 2018 governor’s race could end up helping some Republicans retain their seats.

Jerry Brown Obamacare protest (Susan Walsh / Associated Press)

Jerry Brown Rejects Universal Health Care for California

California Governor Jerry Brown blasted President Donald Trump and House Republicans on Wednesday for their proposal to repeal and replace Obamacare. But he also rejected the idea of California providing a single-payer, universal health care system on its own.