SAN FRANCISCO (KPIX 5) — California’s Republican gubernatorial candidate John Cox is targeting corruption in state politics as part of his big pitch to voters in the fall. In the first interview

How Control of Congress Could Swing on a Fight to Repeal California’s Gas Tax

SAN FRANCISCO — It was enacted by the thinnest of margins: A 12-cent gasoline tax passed by lawmakers last year to finance a multi-billion-dollar campaign to repair California roads and

California voters will decide this November whether to get rid of higher gas taxes and vehicle registration fees approved last year. “This is a message to the millions of forgotten

John Cox Wife & Family: 5 Fast Facts You Need to Know

John Cox, the Republican in the race for for California governor, is the married father of four daughters, and he was raised in Chicago, Illinois by a single mother, whose

GOP’s Cox, DeMaio Delighted: Gas Tax Repeal to be on November Ballot

Rancho Santa Fe businessman John Cox — the Republican candidate for governor — is hailing news that a ballot measure to repeal the gas tax qualified Monday for the November

Candidates make their cases to Republicans in Riverside County, one of California conservatives’ last strongholds

Thursday night at the Mission Inn in Downtown Riverside, California Republican candidates basked in their primary election success and made their pitches to the Riverside County GOP — a key constituency

See what’s on your California ballot this year

California’s Nov. 6 ballot is long and about to get longer. By the end of June, state and county officials will have determined which initiative measures will come before voters

The count of the election results has nearly been finished, with less than 6,000 ballots left to be sorted through by the Kern County Elections Department. At the local level,

Endorsement trumps big money, gets Cox into runoff

Things began looking desperate in early May for Antonio Villaraigosa’s campaign to become the next governor of California, as one poll after another showed Republican John Cox overtaking him for

SACRAMENTO, CALIF.  Republican John Cox is blasting a recent gas tax increase as he previews a central theme of his uphill campaign for California governor. Cox promoted a ballot measure

Gavin Newsom strolling into California governor’s job? John Cox may surprise

Gavin Newsom got the Republican opponent he wanted for November’s general election, but it may turn into a much bumpier ride to the finish line than he imagined. Businessman John Cox

Looking at the dismal political landscape for Republicans in California these days, I almost forgot that when I moved to Orange County from Ohio, the state actually had a healthy

Cox country wants to make California great again

Last year, Mike Adams begrudgingly spent $45,000 drafting plans for two new bathrooms at his Ramona restaurant in order to secure the government permits necessary for the project. “It’s ridiculous,” said the

Republican John Cox Secures Spot in California Governor’s Race

SAN FRANCISCO—Democratic Lt. Gov. Gavin Newsom placed first and Republican businessman John Cox second in California’s all-party primary Tuesday, ensuring the GOP won’t be shut out of a top-of-the-ticket fall

LOS ANGELES — Gavin Newsom, the Democratic lieutenant governor and former mayor of San Francisco, took a major step Tuesday in his bid to become California’s next governor, capturing one of

Republican businessman John Cox secured enough votes in California’s June 5 jungle primary to advance to the November election. Cox, 62, will face Democrat Lt. Gov. Gavin Newsom in the

SAN DIEGO – Republican businessman John Cox, who will face Democratic Lt. Govenor Gavin Newsom in the California governor’s race, had the backing of President Donald Trump. Trump posted a tweet Wednesday congratulating

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (KCRA) — Ballots continued to flood in as the California primary election draws near, with more than 2 million voters across the state already casting their ballots by

Governor’s race: John Cox promises new approach

SAN DIEGO — Candidate John Cox appeared on the FOX 5 Morning News Friday to talk to Raoul Martinez and Kristina Audencial about why he’s running for governor and what

Newsom, Cox top new California governor’s poll: Villaraigosa in trouble

Days before Tuesday’s election, Democrat Gavin Newsom and Republican John Cox are on their way to a top-two finish in the governor’s race and a head-to-head rematch in November, according to a new poll. The new survey