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02/01/1967 Ronald Reagan sworn in as Governor of California


Reagan for Governor


1966 California Governor's Forum Ronald Reagan & Edmund "Pat" Brown - Preview

California Republicans were impressed with Reagan's political views and charisma after his speech and nominated him as the Republican party candidate. Reagan was elected, defeating two-term governor Edmund G. Brown by nearly a million votes, winning the California governorship, and was sworn in at ten minutes past midnight.