Candidates compete for schools chief, lieutenant governor
SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) – Voters will choose California’s next lieutenant governor, schools chief and other statewide officeholders on Nov. 6. The race for superintendent of public education is shaping up to be an expensive showdown between unions and charter-school advocates. In the contest for secretary of state, the incumbent Democrat Alex Padilla is hoping to hold onto his seat against a GOP challenger. Either candidate running for insurance commissioner will make history with a win.
Here’s a look at the down-ballot races: