Governor

California GOP Gubernatorial Nominee Embraces Trump

John Cox says the president will campaign for him

John Cox, the Republican candidate for governor of California, is embracing the support of President Donald Trump in his bid to become chief executive of the heavily Democratic state.

Jungle Primary Appears to Fail to Lock Out Parties in Closely Watched CA Districts

Newsom coasts to victory while Trump-backed GOP businessman Cox surprises with strong second-place finish

California's jungle-primary system, which created a convoluted slugfest on both sides of the political aisle, shut out neither Republican nor Democratic candidates from the general election in three key Southern California House races or the gubernatorial race, as party leaders worried might happen.