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Gavin Newsom
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40th Governor of California
Assumed office
January 7, 2019
Lieutenant Eleni Kounalakis
Preceded by Jerry Brown
49th Lieutenant Governor of California
In office
January 10, 2011 – January 7, 2019
Governor Jerry Brown
Preceded by Abel Maldonado
Succeeded by Eleni Kounalakis
42nd Mayor of San Francisco
In office
January 8, 2004 – January 10, 2011
Preceded by Willie Brown
Succeeded by Ed Lee
Member of the San Francisco Board of Supervisors
In office
January 8, 1997 – January 8, 2004
Preceded by Kevin Shelley
Succeeded by Michela Alioto-Pier
Constituency 2nd district
Personal details
Gavin Christopher Newsom

(1967-10-10) October 10, 1967 (age 54)
San Francisco, California, U.S.
Political party Democratic
Kimberly Guilfoyle
(m. 2001; div. 2006)

Jennifer Siebel (m. 2008)
Children 4
Father William Newsom
Education Santa Clara University (BS)
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Gavin Christopher Newsom (born October 10, 1967) is an American politician and the Governor of the U.S. state of California.

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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