State Sen. Steve Glazer, left, and Malia Cohen, chair of the California State Board of Equalization, are vying for state…

By The Examiner Editorial Board

Most Californians do not pay much attention to the role of the state controller. Yet the holder of this important office acts as a fiscal watchdog with the power to audit government spending and even withhold payment for things deemed illegal or improper. The controller also sits on dozens of state boards and commissions that come with a wide range of duties.

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