Gavin Newsom
June 3 primary election: The Times recommends
June 3 primary election: The Times recommends

The Times has offered its recommendations in many of the races in the June 3 elections and has posted them at latimes.com/endorsements. We endorse selectively, and this year have focused on the county and statewide races, on judicial elections, and on the races to replace two longtime members of Congress who are retiring — Democrat Henry A. Waxman and Republican Howard "Buck" McKeon. As a result of two recent initiatives, primaries are no longer controlled by political parties, and voters can vet all candidates regardless of political affiliation. Here are short summaries of our choices: Governor: Jerry Brown. Most of California's challenges remain before us, but...