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|40th Governor of California|
January 7, 2019
|Preceded by||Jerry Brown|
|49th Lieutenant Governor of California|
January 10, 2011 – January 7, 2019
|Preceded by||Abel Maldonado|
|Succeeded by||Eleni Kounalakis|
|42nd Mayor of San Francisco|
January 8, 2004 – January 10, 2011
|Preceded by||Willie Brown|
|Succeeded by||Ed Lee|
|Member of the San Francisco Board of Supervisors|
January 8, 1997 – January 8, 2004
|Preceded by||Kevin Shelley|
|Succeeded by||Michela Alioto-Pier|
Gavin Christopher Newsom
October 10, 1967
San Francisco, California, U.S.
(m. 2001; div. 2006)
Jennifer Siebel (m. 2008)
|Education||Santa Clara University (BS)|
He is the 49th and current Lieutenant Governor for the State of California. Before that, he was 42nd Mayor for San Francisco (to which he was elected in 2003 and again in 2007). Newsom is Democrat. His father was judge William Newsom.
In February 2015, Newsom announced his candidacy for Governor of California in 2018. On June 5, 2018, he finished in the top two of the nonpartisan blanket primary, and faced off against Republican John H. Cox in November. He won the general election in November 2018.
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Newsom at Stanford University in 2008
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