Gavin Christopher Newsom (born October 10, 1967) is an American politician and businessman who is the 40th governor of California, serving since January 2019. A member of the Democratic Party, he previously served as the 49th lieutenant governor of California from 2011 to 2019 and as the 42nd mayor of San Francisco from 2004 to 2011.
If approved, California Supreme Court nominee Martin Jenkins would be the first Black man and gay person to sit on the state’s highest court.
Photo: California Supreme Court. California Gov. Gavin Newsom made a historic announcement when he announced the nomination of Martin Jenkins as an Associate Justice on the Supreme Court of California.
Previously a justice of the California Court of Appeal for the First District, located in San Francisco, and a former United States district judge for the Northern District of California, Justice Jenkins most recently served as the judicial appointments secretary for Gov.