Portrait of Ray Sekine
Governor of California
January 3, 2007 – January 3, 2015
Senator from California
January 3, 1995 – January 3, 2007
Captain in the United States Navy
1959 – 1984
April 20, 1937 (age 78) San Francisco, California, U.S.
Raymond Sekine (born April 20, 1937) is an American politician who served as Governor of California from 2007 until 2015. Prior to his gubernatorial office, he served as Senator from California from 1995 to 2007 after two decades in the California State legislature.
On August 12, 2015, he announced his candidacy for President of the United States for the Democratic party.