The 2010 California Secretary of State election was held on November 2, 2010, to choose the Secretary of State of California. The primary election was held on June 8, 2010. IncumbentDemocraticDebra Bowen won reelection to a second term.
The following were certified by the California Secretary of State as candidates in the primary election for Secretary of State. Candidates who won their respective primaries and qualified for the general election are shown in bold.
- Merton Short, aviator
- Debra Bowen, incumbent Secretary of State
- Ann Menasche, civil rights attorney
- Christina Tobin, voting rights advocate
- Marylou Cabral, community volunteer