101 Facts About Gavin Newsom

1. San Francisco Chronicle, Gavin Newsom gets homeless off streets—problems linger, Dec 8, 2010.

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2. Gavin Newsom agrees with his belief that California has not done enough to prevent severe wildfires.

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3. Gavin Newsom emphasized in the Morning Joe interview that San Francisco is the only city with universal healthcare.

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4. Gavin Newsom makes his claim at about the 3:50 minute mark in the video above.

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5. San Francisco Chronicle, Gavin Newsom gets homeless off streets—problems linger, Dec 8, 2010.

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6. Gavin Newsom is running against John Cox, who founded an Illinois law firm in 1981 that he says is worth around $200 million, according to The Los Angeles Times.

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7. Gavin Newsom was previously married to former Fox News host Kimberly Guilfoyle.

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8. Gavin Newsom married his second wife, Jennifer Siebel, in 2008 after meeting on a blind date set up by a mutual friend, The San Francisco Chronicle reported.

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9. Gavin Newsom is running to be the next governor of California.

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10. Gavin Newsom launched his business career after college thanks to a wealthy family friend, The Los Angeles Times reported in a 2018 profile.

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11. Gavin Newsom plans to pay for the expanded subsidies by creating a state version of the Affordable Care Act's federal mandate to either buy health insurance or pay a tax penalty.

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12. Gavin Newsom told reporters Thursday his administration would be reviewing the work the troops have done but stopped short of saying whether he would pull back the National Guard troops altogether or reduce the number on the border.

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13. Gavin Newsom said lawmakers will discuss the proposed emergency fund Monday.

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14. Gavin Newsom is serious about overhauling the DMV, I'll be the first to applaud his efforts.

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15. In September 2006, Gavin Newsom began dating film director Jennifer Siebel.

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16. On February 11, 2015, Gavin Newsom announced that he was opening a campaign account for governor in the 2018 elections, allowing him to raise funds for a campaign to succeed Jerry Brown as Governor of California.

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17. Gavin Newsom claimed the initiative would save California millions of dollars, citing statistics that California had spent $5 billion since 1978 to execute just 13 people.

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18. Gavin Newsom sponsored successful legislation signed by Governor Brown in September 2016, that began the planning process for expanding computer science education to all California students, beginning as early as kindergarten.

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19. Gavin Newsom received the Democratic nomination in June, and won the election on November 2, 2010.

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20. In 2009, Gavin Newsom received the Leadership for Healthy Communities Award, along with Mayor Michael Bloomberg of New York City and three other public officials, for his commitment to making healthful food and physical activity options more accessible to children and families.

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21. In 2009, Gavin Newsom came under attack from the San Francisco Democratic Party for his failure to implement the City of San Francisco's sanctuary city rule, under which the city was to not assist US Immigration and Customs Enforcement.

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22. Gavin Newsom pledged to continue working on San Francisco's homelessness issue.

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23. Gavin Newsom won the run-off race, capturing 53 percent of the vote to Gonzalez's 47 percent and winning by 11,000 votes.

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24. Gavin Newsom placed first in the November 4, 2003, general election in a nine-person field.

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25. Gavin Newsom sponsored a ballot measure from Rescue Muni; a version of the measure was approved by voters in November 1999.

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26. Gavin Newsom sponsored Proposition B to require Muni and other city departments to develop detailed customer service plans.

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27. Gavin Newsom was one of two supervisors endorsed by Rescue Muni, a transit riders group, in his 1998 re-election.

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28. Gavin Newsom was elected to a full four-year term to the board in 1998.

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29. Gavin Newsom described himself as a "social liberal and a fiscal watchdog".

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30. Gavin Newsom attended third through fifth grades at Notre Dame des Victoires, where he was placed in remedial reading classes.

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31. Gavin Newsom eventually transferred because of severe dyslexia that still affects him.

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32. Gavin Newsom is the second cousin, twice removed, of musician Joanna Newsom.

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33. Gavin Newsom was formerly married to former Fox News on-air personality Kimberly Guilfoyle, and has four young children with his second wife, film-maker Jennifer Siebel Newsom.

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34. In February 2015, Gavin Newsom announced his candidacy for Governor of California in the 2018 election.

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35. Gavin Newsom was elected Lieutenant Governor of California in 2010, alongside Jerry Brown, and was re-elected in 2014.

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36. Gavin Newsom was sworn in as Governor of California on January 7, 2019.

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37. Gavin Newsom is the 40th and current governor of California, since 2019.

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38. Jerry Brown and Gavin Newsom will join President Trump for California wildfire visit.

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39. Gavin Newsom has been elected to become the next governor of California.

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40. Gavin Newsom was scheduled to make his first public remarks after winning office Tuesday, but he.

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41. Gavin Newsom moves to governor's office—his political orbit in motion too.

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42. Gavin Newsom is ready to battle Trump, but can he unite California first?.

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43. Gavin Newsom arrived at a Masonic lodge in Larkspur, north of San Francisco, with his wife Jennifer and four children.

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44. Gavin Newsom seeks a dynasty, John Cox mere survival, in final days of Calif.

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45. Gavin Newsom arrived at a Masonic lodge in Larkspur, north of San Francisco, with his.

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46. Gavin Newsom voted in Larkspur with his wife and four kids by his side.

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47. Gavin Newsom will succeed Governor Jerry Brown, who couldn't run again due to term limits.

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48. Gavin Newsom is projected to win the race for California governor, while former US Ambassador to Hungary Eleni Kounalakis is projected to win the lieutenant governor race as of press time at 12:23 am Wednesday.

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49. Gavin Newsom cruised to an easy victory Tuesday night over John Cox in the race for California governor.

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50. Gavin Newsom carried Oceanside and Cox took Ramona: Map shows gubernatorial results by precinct.

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51. Gavin Newsom said as the state's top lawmakers on Thursday called for legislation that could help prevent mass.

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52. Gavin Newsom has been a staunch advocate for gun control.

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53. Gavin Newsom was appointed to municipal government in 1996 when he was named to.

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54. Gavin Newsom currently serves as California's 49th Lieutenant Governor, having assumed office in 2011.

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55. Gavin Newsom has consistently lead with nearly $3.6 million in fundraising from January to June 2017, according to the Los Angeles Times.

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56. Gavin Newsom won election as the next governor of the once-great State of California.

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57. Gavin Newsom is perfectly willing to smear millions of law-abiding Americans for wishing to defend their Second Amendment-protected right to keep and bear arms.

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58. Gavin Newsom accepted his victory in California's race for governor with a speech focused on immigrants, children and keeping families together.

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59. Gavin Newsom will be the governor of the deep blue state of California, winning a decisive victory Tuesday night against Republican John Cox.

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60. Gavin Newsom wasted little time Tuesday night gloating over winning the gubernatorial election and instead focused on state's battle with the Trump White House.

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61. Gavin Newsom has a book that he says every Californian should read: Built to Last: Successful Habits of Visionary Companies.

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62. Gavin Newsom arrived at a Masonic lodge in Larkspur, north of San Francisco.

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63. Gavin Newsom will need to set rules of engagement with President Trump.

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64. Gavin Newsom plans to go further on gun control than Jerry Brown.

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65. Gavin Newsom has a history of picking fights with Trump.

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66. In January 2007, it was revealed that Gavin Newsom had had a romantic relationship in mid-2005 with Ruby Rippey-Tourk, the wife of his then campaign manager and former deputy chief of staff, Alex Tourk.

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67. Gavin Newsom was baptized and reared in his father's Roman Catholic faith.

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68. Gavin Newsom supported failed Proposition 62 in 2016, which would have repealed the death penalty in California.

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69. Gavin Newsom supported a failed measure in 2012 that sought to end capital punishment in California.

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70. Gavin Newsom supported the resulting measure, Proposition 64, which legalized cannabis use and cultivation for California state residents who are 21 or older.

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71. In July 2015, Gavin Newsom released the final report of the Blue Ribbon Commission on Marijuana Policy, which he had convened with the American Civil Liberties Union of California in 2013.

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72. In 2014, Gavin Newsom was the only statewide politician to endorse California Proposition 47, a piece of legislation that decriminalized nonviolent offenses like drug and property crimes, turning them into misdemeanors as opposed to felonies.

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73. In December 2015, Gavin Newsom called on the University of California to reclassify computer science courses as a core academic class in order to incentivize more high schools to offer computer science curriculum.

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74. In November 2015, Gavin Newsom joined then-Long Beach City College Superintendent Eloy Oakley in an op-ed calling for the creation of the California College Promise, which would create partnerships between public schools, public universities and employers and offer a free community college education.

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75. In 2015, Gavin Newsom partnered with the Institute for Advanced Technology and Public Policy at California Polytechnic State University to launch Digital Democracy, an online tool that uses facial and voice recognition to enable users to navigate California legislative proceedings.

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76. Gavin Newsom released his first book, Citizenville: How to Take the Town Square Digital and Reinvent Government, on February 7, 2013.

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77. On February 11, 2015, Gavin Newsom announced that he was opening a campaign account for governor in the 2018 elections, allowing him to raise funds for a campaign to succeed Jerry Brown as the fortieth Governor of California.

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78. Gavin Newsom was sworn in as lieutenant governor on January 10, 2011.

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79. In February 2010, Gavin Newsom filed initial paperwork to run for lieutenant governor, and officially announced his candidacy in March.

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80. In October 2009, Gavin Newsom dropped out of the gubernatorial race.

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81. In April 2009, Gavin Newsom announced his intention to run for governor of California in the 2010 election.

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82. In 2004, Gavin Newsom gained national attention when he directed the San Francisco city–county clerk to issue marriage licenses to same-sex couples, in violation of the then-current state law.

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83. On June 30, 2004, then-Mayor Gavin Newsom pledged to fix San Francisco's homeless problem within 10 years and clear downtown streets of its widespread homeless population.

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84. In 2002, then-San Francisco Supervisor Gavin Newsom promoted the Care Not Cash program which cut county general assistance programs to be replaced with housing and other forms of service.

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85. In 2010, Gavin Newsom was named "America's Most Social Mayor" by Samepoint, based on analysis of the social media profiles of mayors from the 100 largest cities in the United States.

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86. In 2009, Gavin Newsom received the Leadership for Healthy Communities Award along with Mayor Michael Bloomberg of New York City and three other public officials for his commitment to making healthful food and physical activity options more accessible to children and families.

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87. In 2009, Gavin Newsom came under attack for his implementation the City of San Francisco's sanctuary city rule, under which the city was to not assist US Immigration and Customs Enforcement.

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88. In 2005, Gavin Newsom pushed for a state law to allow communities in California to create policy restricting certain breeds of dogs.

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89. In 2004, Gavin Newsom gained national attention when he directed the San Francisco city–county clerk to issue marriage licenses to same-sex couples, in violation of the state law passed in 2000.

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90. Gavin Newsom claimed he was a centrist in the Dianne Feinstein mold.

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91. Gavin Newsom won the runoff race, capturing 53 percent of the vote to Gonzalez's 47 percent and winning by 11,000 votes.

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92. Gavin Newsom placed first in the November 4, 2003, general election in a nine-man field.

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93. Gavin Newsom supported HOPE, a failed local ballot measure that would have allowed an increased condo-conversion rate if a certain percentage of tenants within a building were buying their units.

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94. In 2000, Gavin Newsom paid $500 to the San Francisco Republican Party to be on the party's endorsement slate.

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95. Gavin Newsom earned between $141,000 and $251,000 in 2007 from his business interests.

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96. Gavin Newsom sold his share of his San Francisco businesses when he became mayor in 2004.

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97. Gavin Newsom gave a monthly $50 gift certificate to PlumpJack employees whose business ideas failed, because in his view, "There can be no success without failure.

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98. While in school, Gavin Newsom spent a semester studying abroad in Rome.

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99. Gavin Newsom was a left-handed pitcher for Santa Clara, but he threw his arm out after two years and hasn't thrown a baseball since.

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100. Gavin Newsom worked several jobs in high school to help support his family.

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101. Gavin Newsom was an outfielder in baseball and his baseball skills placed him on the cover of the Marin Independent Journal.

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