Eleni Kounalakis brings the experience of a seasoned diplomat, management experience of public agencies, and innovation and vision required to be successful in the private sector.
Kounalakis is the only candidate uniquely qualified to serve the functions of lieutenant governor.Read More
Kounalakis is uniquely qualified to use the bully pulpit of lieutenant governor to effectively tackle two of California’s most pressing problems: housing and homelessness. If she’s elected on Nov. 6, the next governor should appoint her as the state’s point person on those issues.Read More
The 2018 election is shaping up as a historic opportunity for new leadership, especially for women, and Eleni Kounalakis, running for Lieutenant Governor of California, is emerging as among the most promising of these new faces.Read More
Housing developer and former U.S. Ambassador to Hungary Eleni Kounalakis will participate in the California Lt. Governor's election in November this year. Kounalakis hopes to improve on the reduction of California State University tuition, the continued development of the California economy, the unity of immigrant communities and the construction of more affordable housing.Read More
Former U.S. Ambassador to Hungary Eleni Kounalakis finished with a hold on first in a tight three-way race to qualify for the November general election to replace Gavin Newsom as California’s lieutenant governor.Read More
As U.S. Ambassador to Hungary under President Obama from 2010 to 2013, I witnessed the rise of Orban and the weakening of Hungarian democracy over just a few short years.Read More
I will never forget the day I came home from elementary school with an assignment about heroes.
I asked my father, “Who is your hero, Dad?”
He said, “Cesar Chavez, of course.” We sat in our living room in Sacramento, in comfortable chairs, eating dinner. But life for my father had not always been so comfortable.Read More
I hope you’ll join me in supporting Eleni Kounalakis for Lt. Governor at the California Democratic Party Convention this weekend.Read More
As Lieutenant Governor, she will use her skills as a businesswoman to build an economy that works for everyone, to create more affordable housing, and to invest in the education of our children. And, hardworking Californians can count on her to stand up to powerful interests like Wall Street, Big Pharma, and Big Oil.Read More
I have seen Eleni in action. She’s tenacious, hardworking, and never stops fighting for what is right. I am proud to endorse Eleni – because I know she will strengthen California’s economy so it works for everyone.Read More
The strength of the Democratic Party relies on activists like you putting your hearts, time and talent to making sure California continues to lead the nation with a progressive agenda.Read More
Every family in California deserves a safe, affordable place to call home. Working families, single parents and young people should not be forced to choose between paying rent or buying groceries each month. Our seniors deserve a home where they can access social and medical services.Read More
The great state of California must lead the way into the future, and we need to elect more leaders who have courage, who have vision and who have the guts to stand up and fight for what’s right.Read More