POLITICS
06/03/2014 11:30 pm ET Updated Jun 03, 2014

Gavin Newsom Secures Primary Top Spot In Lieutenant Governor's Race

ASSOCIATED PRESS

California's Lieutenant Governor Gavin Newsom took the top spot in Tuesday's nonpartisan primary, according to the Associated Press.

Newsom, a former mayor of San Francisco, briefly ran for governor in 2009 before quitting the race.

He was the highest-profile elected official to endorse Democratic attorney Ro Khanna, who is expected to face-off against Rep. Mike Honda (D-Calif.) in November in the state's 17th District.

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