Ed Hernandez and Eleni Kounalakis are running to succeed Gavin Newsom as lieutenant governor.

In summary

Our next lieutenant governor will have an obligation to balance stark differences in access to education and economic mobility based on race, ethnicity, and gender. The majority of California’s K-12 students are of color and low-income. They face numerous barriers to attaining bachelor’s degrees and comprise a small proportion of public university graduates. That must change, and the lieutenant governor can help.

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