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California State Controller election, 2010

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California State Controller election, 2010

California State Controller election, 2010

November 2, 2010

Nominee John Chiang Tony Strickland
Party Democratic Republican
Popular vote 5,315,196 3,481,167
Percentage 55.1% 36.1%

Controller before election

John Chiang

Elected Controller

John Chiang

The 2010 California State Controller election was held on November 2, 2010, to choose the State Controller of California. The primary election was held on June 8, 2010. Incumbent John Chiang won reelection.


  • Candidates 1
    • American Independent 1.1
    • Democratic 1.2
    • Green 1.3
    • Libertarian 1.4
    • Peace and Freedom 1.5
    • Republican 1.6
  • Primary results 2
    • American Independent 2.1
    • Republican 2.2
    • Others 2.3
  • General results 3
  • References 4
  • External links 5
    • Official campaign Web sites 5.1


The following were certified by the California Secretary of State as candidates in the primary election for State Controller.[1][2] Candidates who won their respective primaries and qualified for the general election are shown in bold.

American Independent

  • Lawrence Beliz, businessman
  • Nathan Johnson



  • Ross D. Frankel, accountant


  • Andrew "Andy" Favor, certified public accountant

Peace and Freedom

  • Karen Martinez


Primary results

American Independent

California American Independent State Controller primary, 2010
Candidate Votes Percentage
Lawrence Beliz 24,436 56.3%
Nathan Johnson 18,977 43.7%
Total votes 43,413 100.0%
Voter turnout %


California Republican State Controller primary, 2010
Candidate Votes Percentage
Tony Strickland 1,221,033 60.1%
David Evans 812,303 39.9%
Total votes 2,033,336 100.00%
Voter turnout %


California Secretary of State primary, 2010 (others)
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic John Chiang (incumbent) 2,064,419 100.0
Green Ross D. Frankel 20,816 100.0
Libertarian Andrew "Andy" Favor 18,249 100.0
Peace and Freedom Karen Martinez 3,850 100.0

General results

California State Controller election, 2010
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic John Chiang (incumbent) 5,315,196 55.1
Republican Tony Strickland 3,481,167 36.1
Libertarian Andrew "Andy" Favor 291,657 3.0
Peace and Freedom Karen Martinez 209,217 2.2
Green Ross D. Frankel 190,323 2.0
American Independent Lawrence G. Beliz 153,801 1.6
Valid ballots 9,641,361 }
Invalid or blank votes %
Total votes ' 100.0
Voter turnout %
Democratic hold


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External links

Official campaign Web sites

  • Lawrence Beliz
  • John Chiang
  • Andy Favor
  • Ross Frankel
  • Tony Strickland
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