Zoltan Istvan

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Zoltan Istvan
Personal Details
Education: Columbia University
Occupation: journalist, entrepreneur
Residence: Mill Valley, California
Party: Libertarian (since 2017)
Transhumanist Party (prior to 2017)
Media
Website: http://www.zoltanistvan.com/
Facebook: Facebook
Twitter: Twitter

Zoltan Istvan is a journalist and entrepreneur from Mill Valley, California.

In 2016, Istvan ran for President of the United States as the Transhumanist Party candidate. On February 12, 2017, Istvan announced he candidacy for Governor of California, seeking the Libertarian Party of California endorsement [1].

2018 California Gubernatorial Campaign

Zoltan Istvan 2018 California Gubernatorial Campaign logo

Endorsements

Results

2018 Governor of California Open Primary (Top two advance to general election)
Party Candidate Percent Votes
Democratic Gavin Newsom 33.4% 1,476,353
Republican John H. Cox 26.1% 1,151,783
Democratic Antonio Villaraigosa 13.4% 592,837
Republican Travis Allen 9.6% 426,428
Democratic John Chaing 9.1% 404,100
Democratic Delainne Eastin 3.0% 131,959
Democratic Amanda Renteria 1.3% 55,690
Republican Robert C. Newman II 0.7% 30,955
Republican Peter Y. Liu 0.4% 19.481
Democratic Michael Shellenberger 0.4% 18,949
Republican Yvone Girard 0.3% 14,846
Peace and Freedom Gloria La Riva 0.3% 11,326
Democratic J. Bribiesca 0.2% 10,778
Green Josh Jones 0.2% 9,408
Libertarian Zoltan Istvan 0.2% 8,576
Democratic Albert Caesar Mezzetti 0.2% 7,659
Democratic Robert Davidson Griffis 0.2% 7,289
Libertarian Nickolas Wildstar 0.2% 6,964
Democratic Akinyemi Agbede 0.1% 5,966
Democratic Thomas Jefferson Cares 0.1% 5,863
Green Christopher N. Carlson 0.1% 4,606
No Party Preference Johnny Wattenburg 0.1% 3,507
No Party Preference Hakan "Hawk" Mikado 0.1% 3,240
Democratic Klement Tinaj 0.1% 3,254
No Party Preference Desmond Silveira 0.1% 2,864
No Party Preference Jeffrey Edward Taylor 0.1% 2,602
No Party Preference Shubham Goel 0.1% 2,446

References

  1. http://www.newsweek.com/zoltan-istvan-california-governor-libertarian-555088
  2. https://www.lp.org/ca-libertarians-endorse-2-candidates-top-2-governor-primary/
  3. https://twitter.com/nickgillespie/status/973667205534683141