MV Common Sense Voter Guide

MV Common Sense Voter Guide

Community Common Sense Newspaper has published its recommendations for the June 3, 2014, Primary Election.

Constitutional Voter Guide – California Primary Election, June 3, 2014

Listed below are Community Common Sense’s recommendations for local (Orange County) races and/or candidates, based on the candidates’ support for fiscal reform/responsibility and adherence to constitutional principles such as protection of personal freedoms and respect for property rights:

U.S. Representative, 45th Congressional District

No recommendation.

California State Senate, 36th District:

Pat Bates is unopposed.

California Assembly, 73rd District:

Jesse Petrilla - YES; Sterling voting record for upholding fiscal conservatism.

Board of Equalization, 4th District

Van Tran - YES

Diane Harkey - NO; accepted union money; endorses candidates who do not support the values she claims to support.

Superior Court Judges:

Office No. 14: Kevin Haskins - YES

Office No. 20: Helen Hayden - YES

Office No. 27: No recommendation; candidates are:

Democrat Janet Motoike, incumbent judge appointed by Gov. Jerry Brown

“No Party Preference” Wayne Philips has a private law practice – unknown political views

Office No. 35: Jeff Ferguson - YES

Orange County Board of Supervisors, 5th District

Robert Ming - YES; Fiscally conservative leader; excellent voting record.

Orange County Superintendent of Schools:

Al Mijares is unopposed.

Orange County Board of Education, Area 5:

Linda Lindholm - YES; supports school choice (Charter Schools), has not accepted union money.

Orange County Assessor:

Claude Parrish - YES

Orange County Auditor-Controller:

Frank Davies - YES; current OC Property Tax Director.

Orange County Clerk Recorder:

Hugh Nguyen - YES; incumbent with a good record.

Orange County District Attorney:

No recommendation.

Orange County Sheriff-Coroner:

Incumbent Sandra Hutchens is unchallenged.

Orange County Treasurer-Tax Collector:

Incumbent Shari Friedenrich is unchallenged.

Steve Magdziak, would add to this:

No on Prop 41
Yes on Prop 42
Yes on Measure A