The Orange County Rebel Voter’s Guide for Tuesday’s Primary.


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It’s essential that all of us Orange County (California) voters who 1. want a Congress that will stand up to Donald Trump, and 2. want to fight the perpetual corruption in the OC itself, show up to VOTE Tuesday June 5 or before.  These are the choices of Orange Juice blog publisher/editor Vern Nelson; the reasons for these choices can be found elsewhere on our blog, but we are trying to keep this convenient and printable:

Statewide Offices

Governor: JOHN CHIANG!
Lieutenant Governor ELENI KOUNALAKIS.
Secretary of StateRUBEN MAJOR!
Controller:  Vern says BETTY YEE.
Treasurer:  Vern says FIONA MA.
Attorney GeneralDAVE JONES!
Insurance CommissionerASIF MAHMOOD.
Member, State Board of EqualizationDAVID DODSON!
United States SenatorKEVIN DE LEON!

U. S. Representatives

The Fighting 38th – LINDA SANCHEZ
The Fighting 39th – GIL CISNEROS.
The Fighting 45th – Any Democrat.
The Fighting 46th – No Good Choice.
The Fighting 47th – ALAN LOWENTHAL.
The Fighting 48th – HARLEY ROUDA!
The Fighting 49th – DOUG APPLEGATE!

State Legislative Offices

State Senate

District 29 Recall of Josh Newman?  NO!
District 32 – ALI TAJ.
District 34 – JESTIN SAMSON!
District 36 – MARGGIE CASTELLANOS!

Assembly

District 55 – No good choices.
District 65 – SHARON QUIRK SILVA
District 68 – MICHELLE DUMAN
District 69 – No good choice.
District 72 – JOSH LOWENTHAL!
District 73 – SCOTT RHINEHART
District 74 – COTTIE PETRIE-NORRIS!

NONPARTISAN OFFICES

Judge of Superior Court Office 13KEEP TED HOWARD.
Superintendent of Public Instruction – TONY THURMOND!
County Superintendent of Schools – No Good Choice.

COUNTY OF ORANGE

Supervisor, 2nd District – BRENDON PERKINS!
Supervisor, 4th District – JOE KERR.
Supervisor, 5th District – Write in KATHLEEN WARD, for her work against the 241 extension.
Assessor – NATHANIEL FERNANDEZ EPSTEIN!
Auditor-Controller – TONI SMART.
Clerk-Recorder – HUGH NGUYEN!
District Attorney – BRETT MURDOCK! – Most important County race!
Sheriff-Coroner – DUKE NGUYEN!

Treasurer – No good choice.
County Board of Education, Dist. 2: DAVID BOYD!
County Board of Education, Dist. 5:  MARY NAVARRO!

State Ballot Measures

Prop 68 – YES
Prop 69 – YES!
Prop 70 – NO.
Prop 71 – Yes.
Prop 72 – YES!

Local Ballot Measures

Irvine Measure B, to have an OC Veterans’ Cemetery – HELL YES!

Westminster Measure E to lengthen Mayors’ Term: NO!


About Vern Nelson

Greatest pianist in Orange County, and official troubador of both Anaheim and Huntington Beach (the two ends of the Santa Ana Aquifer.) Performs regularly both solo, and with his savage-jazz quintet The Vern Nelson Problem. Reach at vernpnelson@gmail.com, or 714-235-VERN.