Gavin Newsom was sworn in as the 40th Governor of California on January 7, 2019. He previously served at Lieutenant Governor and Mayor of San Francisco. Newsom is widley recognized for his willingness to lead by repeatedly developing, advocating, and implementing innovative and groundbreaking solutions to some of our most challenging issues. On a wide range of topics including same-sex marriage, gun safety, marijuana, the death penalty, universal health care, access to preschool, technology, criminal justice reform, and the minimum wage, Newsome stuck his neck out and did the right thing, which often led to sweeping changes when his policies were utlimately accepted, embraced, and replicated across the state and nation. Newsome's top priorities for his administration are tackling the state's affordability crisis, creating inclusive economic growth and opportunity for every child, and standing up for California values from civil rights, to immigration, environmental protection, access to quality schools at all levels and justice.
Newsom is married to Jennifer Siebel Newsom and together they have four children.
Governor Newsom's official page can be found here.