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Alex Padilla

California Secretary of State
Padilla was elected as California’s secretary of state in 2014. Previously, he served in the California State Senate from 2006 to 2014, where he chaired the Energy, Utilities, and Communications Committee. He also served as president of the National Association of Latino Elected and Appointed Officials, a non-partisan organization made up of more than 6,000 federal, state, and local officials dedicated to all aspects of civic engagement.