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2018 California Attorney General election

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2018 California Attorney General election

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Candidate Xavier Becerra Steven Bailey
Party Democratic Party (United States) Republican
Popular vote 7,790,743 4,465,587
Percentage 63.6% 36.4%

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County results
Becerra:      50–60%      60–70%      70–80%      80–90%
Bailey:      50–60%      60–70%      70–80%

Attorney General before election

Xavier Becerra
California Democratic Party

Elected Attorney General

Xavier Becerra
California Democratic Party

Template:ElectionsCA The 2018 California Attorney General election was held on November 6, 2018, to elect the Attorney General of California. 2014 election winner Kamala Harris was elected to the United States Senate during the 2016 Senate elections; incumbent Democratic Attorney General, Xavier Becerra won election to a full term.

Primary[edit source | edit]

Democratic Party[edit source | edit]

Declared[edit source | edit]

Republican Party[edit source | edit]

Declared[edit source | edit]

  • Steven Bailey, retired El Dorado County Superior Court Judge[5]
  • Eric Early, Managing Partner of Early Sullivan Wright Gizer & McRae LLP.[2][6]

Withdrawn[edit source | edit]

Peace and Freedom Party[edit source | edit]

Declared[edit source | edit]

  • Adriane Bracciale, criminal defense attorney in the Inland Empire[9]

Endorsements[edit source | edit]

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Polling[edit source | edit]

Poll source Date(s)
administered
Sample
size
Xavier
Becerra (D)
Steven
Bailey (R)
Eric
Early (R)
Dave
Jones (D)
Undecided
Gravis Marketing May 4–5, 2018 525 28% 21% 10% 10% Template:Party shading/Undecided align=center| 31%

Results[edit source | edit]

Results by county:
Nonpartisan blanket primary results[10]
Party Candidate Votes %
style="background-color: Template:Democratic Party (United States)/meta/color; width: 5px;" | [[Democratic Party (United States)|Template:Democratic Party (United States)/meta/shortname]] Xavier Becerra (incumbent) 3,024,611 45.8%
Republican Steven Bailey 1,615,859 24.5%
style="background-color: Template:Democratic Party (United States)/meta/color; width: 2px;" | [[Democratic Party (United States)|Template:Democratic Party (United States)/meta/shortname]] Dave Jones 1,017,427 15.4%
Republican Eric Early 943,071 14.3%
Total votes 6,600,968 100%

General election[edit source | edit]

Polling[edit source | edit]

Poll source Date(s)
administered
Sample
size
Margin
of error
Xavier
Becerra (D)
Steven
Bailey (R)
Undecided
Gravis Marketing October 25–26, 2018 743 ± 3.6% 52% 34% 14%

Results[edit source | edit]

Becerra won the election in a landslide, even outperforming Gavin Newsom during the simultaneous gubernatorial election.

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California Attorney General election, 2018[11]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Republican Steven Bailey 4,465,587 36.43% -6.08%

References[edit source | edit]

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  6. https://www.dailyjournal.com/articles/344415-la-lawyer-running-for-attorney-general-s-office
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External links[edit source | edit]

Official campaign websites

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