Gayle McLaughlin
for Lieutenant Governor 2018

Across California, local progressives are joining together to take back power. Together we are organizing corporate-free alliances that serve the people’s interest. 

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The Gayle Force endorsements of candidates for offices from school board to Congress include candidates from different parties and many backgrounds and one unifying theme: to stand against the pernicious influence of corporate greed in our elections. It’s not enough to say that we oppose Citizens United and the Koch brothers, we must be true to our convictions by running truly corporate-free campaigns!

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What do I believe?

As a two-term Mayor of Richmond CA, I led a successful grassroots movement to liberate our city from the grip of corporate giants and wealthy special interests. Our progressive transformation returned political power to our residents and local businesses and we defeated the oil giant Chevron’s attempts to buy our democracy.

What Will You Do?

MY GOALS

Throughout this campaign, and later as Lieutenant Governor, I will support the people’s struggles, and work to build progressive coalitions, promote new policies, and mobilize all Californians of good will, regardless of party affiliation, who are willing to transform our state.

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Go big or go home: How to run statewide in California when you’re not rich, famous, or in office

"As mayor of Richmond, Gayle McLaughlin helped build a coalition of progressives to challenge the political influence of the city’s biggest employer, Chevron. Despite no major party backing and limited resources, McLaughlin said she hopes to build a 'statewide movement' by tapping into…

Gayle McLaughlin is the Only Lt. Governor Candidate 100% United with Renters

Hi, I'm Gayle McLaughlin, I'm the former two-term mayor of Richmond, California and a corporate free candidate for lieutenant governor of California. With the primaries just around the corner, I want to talk with you about an issue that keeps me and so many Californians up at night. Housing. There…

Why Bill McKibben Says I Should Be Our State’s Next Lt. Governor

Nothing is more consequential than our fight against climate change. And few people are as consequential in leading that effort than Bill McKibben. Bill is, quite literally, the face of the modern U.S. climate movement. That is why I am so honored, and proud, to announce that Bill has endorsed my…

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As a two-term Mayor of Richmond CA, I led a successful grassroots movement to liberate our city from the grip of corporate giants and wealthy special interests. Our progressive transformation returned political power to our residents and local businesses and we defeated the oil giant Chevron’s attempts to buy our democracy.