The U.S. Senate is one of two chambers of the federal legislature. Senators are responsible for writing and passing legislation, approving presidential appointments, and ratifying treaties with foreign countries.
The U.S. House of Representatives is the lower house of the United States Congress. Elected to a two-year term, each representative serves the people of a specific congressional district by introducing bills and serving on committees, among other duties.
The Governor is the chief executive of California government and the commander-in-chief of the California National Guard and the California State Military Reserve.
The Lieutenant Governor serves as Acting Governor whenever the Governor is absent from the state and acts as President of the California State Senate.
The Secretary of State is the chief clerk of the state of California and serves as the state's Chief Elections Officer.
The Attorney General is the state's top lawyer and law enforcement official, overseeing more than 4,500 lawyers, investigators, sworn peace officers, and other employees.
The State Treasurer is the state's lead banker, financier, and asset manager.
The State Superintendent of Public Instruction directs all functions of the Department of Education, chairs the California State Board of Education, and executes policy set by the Board.
The State Controller is the chief fiscal officer of California and is responsible for accountability and disbursement of the state's financial resources.
The State Insurance Commissioner heads the California Department of Insurance, which is part of a national system of state-based insurance regulation.
Director in charge of acting in the best interests of the district and its residents and to improve service
The California State Senate is the upper house of the California State Legislature. Senators' legislative responsibilities include passing bills on public policy matters, setting levels for state spending, raising and lowering taxes, and voting to uphold or override gubernatorial vetoes.
The California State Assembly is the lower house of the California State Legislature. Assemblymembers' legislative responsibilities include passing bills on public policy matters, setting levels for state spending, raising and lowering taxes, and voting to uphold or override gubernatorial vetoes.