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Chiang

Democrat from California

John Chiang is California's state treasurer. He is also a Democratic candidate for the 2018 governor's race.

Recent stories featuring John Chiang

Has Obama endorsed in the California governor’s race? No.

A recent campaign mailer and TV ad feature former President Barack Obama warmly embracing California candidate for governor Antonio Villaraigosa, conveying the possible impression that Obama has endorsed the former mayor of Los Angeles. But that’s simply not the case.

VIDEO: Our early fact-checking on claims in California governor's debate

PolitiFact California's early impressions on statements made at Tuesday's gubernatorial candidates debate in San Jose. 

It’s debate time: How have the candidates for California governor fared with the facts?

Ahead of Tuesday’s gubernatorial debate, PolitiFact California reviews how candidates have fared with the truth, including a look at candidates’ claims about past accomplishments and assertions made in TV campaign ads.

Fact-checking TV ads in California governor’s race

TV ads for the top two Democrats in the race for California governor hit the airwaves this week. PolitiFact California examined the accuracy of the claims in each one.