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Ballotpedia covers 13 state executive offices in the state of California. The executive branch is governed by Article V of the California Constitution.

State executive organization

Executive officials in California are part of a three-pronged government structure that includes state legislators and state judges. The following chart details the relationship among different branches of California's state government:

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Offices

The following is a list of state executive offices in California.

Current officeholders

Note: First appointed or First elected will include a date depending on if the officeholder was appointed or elected.

Name:Party:Current office:Tenure:First AppointedFirst Elected:
Alex PadillaElectiondot.png Democratic California Secretary of State2015-presentNovember 4, 2014
Betty YeeElectiondot.png Democratic California Controller2015-presentNovember 4, 2014
Carla J. PetermanNonpartisan California Public Utilities CommissionDecember 21, 2012 - Present2012
Catherine J.K. SandovalNonpartisan California Public Utilities Commission2011 - PresentJanuary 25, 2011
Christine BakerNonpartisan California Director of Industrial RelationsMarch 29, 2011 - PresentDecember 2011
Dave JonesElectiondot.png Democratic California Commissioner of InsuranceJanuary 3, 2011 - PresentNovember 2, 2010
Elaine HowleNonpartisan California State Auditor2000 - Present2000
Gavin NewsomElectiondot.png Democratic Lieutenant Governor of CaliforniaJanuary 10, 2011 - PresentNovember 2, 2010
Jerry BrownElectiondot.png Democratic Governor of California2011 - PresentNovember 2, 2010
John ChiangElectiondot.png Democratic California TreasurerJanuary 5, 2015-presentNovember 4, 2014
John LairdNonpartisan California Secretary for Natural ResourcesJanuary 5, 2011 - PresentJanuary 5, 2011
Kamala D. HarrisElectiondot.png Democratic Attorney General of CaliforniaJanuary 5, 2011 - presentNovember 2, 2010
Karen RossNonpartisan California Secretary of AgricultureJanuary 12, 2011 - PresentJanuary 12, 2011
Michael PickerNonpartisan California Public Utilities CommissionJanuary 2014-present2014
Michael R. PeeveyNonpartisan California Public Utilities Commission2002 - Present2002
Michel Peter FlorioNonpartisan California Public Utilities Commission2011 - Present2011
Tom TorlaksonNonpartisan California Superintendent of Public InstructionJanuary 3, 2011 - PresentNovember 2, 2010

Elections

2015

There are no state executive elections in California in 2015.

2014

There were eight state executive offices up for election including governor, lieutenant governor, secretary of state, attorney general and four down ballot offices.

2013

There were no elections in California in 2013.

2012

There were no elections in California in 2012.

Corruption analysis

The University of Illinois at Chicago and the Illinois Integrity Initiative used federal data to evaluate levels of corruption in all 50 states plus the District of Columbia. The following table ranks each state based on total convictions and convictions per 10,000 residents of public officials in federal corruption cases between 1976 and 2010.[1]

Corruption statistics, 1976-2010
State Total federal corruption convictions Rank Convictions per 10,000 residents Rank
Alabama
657
14
1.37
8
Alaska
130
38
1.83
4
Arizona
329
25
0.51
39
Arkansas
201
29
0.69
31
California
2,345
2
0.63
35
Colorado
189
32
0.38
45
Connecticut
277
27
0.78
30
Delaware
80
47
0.89
20
Florida
1,762
4
0.94
19
Georgia
807
13
0.83
26
Hawaii
114
40
0.84
25
Idaho
78
48
0.50
40
Illinois
1,828
3
1.42
7
Indiana
419
23
0.65
34
Iowa
148
34
0.49
41
Kansas
152
33
0.53
37
Kentucky
577
16
1.33
10
Louisiana
906
10
2.00
2
Maine
105
41
0.79
28
Maryland
499
20
0.86
22
Massachusetts
562
17
0.86
23
Michigan
655
15
0.66
33
Minnesota
190
31
0.36
47
Mississippi
560
18
1.89
3
Missouri
507
19
0.85
24
Montana
139
36
1.37
9
Nebraska
83
45
0.45
44
Nevada
100
42
0.37
46
New Hampshire
46
49
0.35
48
New Jersey
909
9
1.03
18
New Mexico
139
37
0.68
32
New York
2,522
1
1.30
12
North Carolina
461
22
0.48
42
North Dakota
118
39
1.75
6
Ohio
1,405
7
1.22
15
Oklahoma
472
21
1.26
13
Oregon
91
43
0.24
51
Pennsylvania
1,563
5
1.23
14
Rhode Island
83
46
0.79
29
South Carolina
401
24
0.87
21
South Dakota
144
35
1.77
5
Tennessee
843
12
1.33
11
Texas
1,542
6
0.61
36
Utah
86
44
0.31
49
Vermont
30
51
0.48
43
Virginia
896
11
1.12
17
Washington
200
30
0.30
50
Washington, D.C.
1,005
8
16.70
1
West Virginia
208
28
1.12
16
Wisconsin
295
26
0.52
38
Wyoming
45
50
0.80
27

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