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/composer 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.