The California secretary of state oversees elections, voter registration and campaign finance reporting, among other things. We'll meet the two candidates running for the position: Pete Peterson, a Republican from Pepperdine University's School of Public Policy; and Alex Padilla, a Democrat and California state senator.
California Election Watch 2014: Secretary of State Race
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Alex Padilla, California state senator (D) and candidate for secretary of state
Pete Peterson, executive director of the Davenport Institute at Pepperdine University and Republican candidate for secretary of state