Judging Newsom’s Platform Tuesday, January 8, 2019 | Sacramento, CA Listen / download audio Update RequiredTo play audio, update browser or Flash plugin. Gov. Gavin Newsom and First Partner Jennifer Siebel Newsom join in a prayer for the incoming governor at Newsom's inauguration on Jan. 7, 2019.Andrew Nixon / Capital Public Radio Gavin Newsom is officially California’s 40th governor. During his electoral campaign and inaugural speech, he made several promises to provide services and representation to different communities across the state. Advocates for early childhood development, housing policy and the LGBTQ community join us to give their reactions to his promises and share what they hope to see from Newsom’s administration.