MV Common Sense Voter Guide
Community Common Sense Newspaper www.CCSense.com 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
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:
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