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State of California - Controller

Controller — State of California

Get the facts on the California candidates running for election to the Controller — State of California

Find out their top 3 priorities, their experience, and who supports them.

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About this office

The state's bookkeeper: Keeps track of how the state's money is spent. Issues most checks from the state and manages collection of money due to the state. Reports on finances of state and local governments.
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Candidates

You can vote for 1 of these 6 candidates.

Lanhee Chen

Republican
Professor and Small business owner
Top 3 Priorities
  1. Protecting Taxpayers From Fraud
  2. Holding Sacramento Politicians Accountable
  3. Providing True Fiscal Transparency
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Malia M. Cohen

Democratic
Chair, California Board of Equalization
Top 3 Priorities
  1. Bring visibility and clarity to state spending of...
  2. Fight for working families by ensuring corporations...
  3. Protect our reproductive freedom, environment, and...
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Yvonne Yiu

Democratic
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Steve Glazer

Democratic
California State Senator
Top 3 Priorities
  1. Ensure corporations and the wealthy pay their fair...
  2. Audit high spending programs: education, homelessness,...
  3. Advancing honest and accountable policies— standing...
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Ron Galperin

Democratic
Controller, City of Los Angeles /...
Top 3 Priorities
  1. Transparency and Accountability: As City Controller,...
  2. Addressing Homelessness and Housing: The issues of...
  3. Promoting Equity and Opportunity: We have a long way...
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Laura Wells

Green
Financial Analyst
Top 3 Priorities
  1. Implement public banking at state and local levels;...
  2. Tax the super-rich the way they used to be taxed,...
  3. Implement an improved Medicare for All healthcare...
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