Kern County Voter Guide

This Election 2018 Kern County Voter Guide will help you cut through the rhetoric, election propaganda and biased media coverage of the campaigns. This guide ranks every aspect of a candidate’s record according to experience, integrity and commitment to community.

Here you’ll find recommendations for:

  • Governor
  • Statewide Offices
  • Legislatures
  • Judges
  • Propositions and More!

Scroll down for our recommendations.

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Ratings:

Every candidate is considered after thorough research; we also have a questionnaire for candidates to complete.

Here is our rating system:

  •  : The best candidate. Our strongest endorsement.
  • : Very good.
  • : Acceptable.
  • : Vote only to prevent worse candidate(s) from winning.
  • : Terrible. Do Not Vote. All your other votes will count.

General Election Recommendations

November 6th, 2018

Statewide Offices

Governor

For full explanation of this endorsement, click here

For my article “The Most Corrupt Election in California History: The Little Known Hijacking of the California Governor’s Race to put Two Democrats on Top”,  click here

  • John Cox (R) 
  • Gavin Newsom (D)

Lt. Governor

  • Ed Hernandez (D)
  • Eleni Kounalakis (D)

Secretary of State

  • Mark Meuser (R) 
  • Alex Padilla (D)

State Controller

  • Konstantinos Roditis (R) 
  • Betty Yee (D)

Treasurer; California

  • Fiona Ma (D)
  • Greg Conlon (R) 

Attorney General; California

  • Steven Bailey (R) 
  • Xavier Becerra (D)

Insurance Commissioner

  • Ricardo Lara (D)
  • Steve Poizner (I) 

State Superintendent of Public Instruction

  • Tony Thurmond (D)
  • Marshall Tuck (D) 

U.S. Senator

  • Dianne Feinstein (D) 
  • Kevin de Leon (D) 

Propositions (Coming Soon)

California Supreme Court (Yes/No)

  • Carol Corrigan: 7 (JI: 7, Q: 8) Yes 
  • Leondra Kruger: 3 (JI: 3, Q: 3) No

Justice, California State Court of Appeal; Fifth District (Yes/No)

  • Chuck Poochigian: 9 (JI: 9, Q: 8) Yes 
  • M. Bruce Smith: 4 (JI: 1, Q: 8) No
  • Kathleen Meehan: 4 (JI: 1, Q: 7) No

U.S. House of Representatives

U.S. Representative, 21st District

  • David G. Valadao (R) 
  • TJ Cox (D)

U.S. Representative, 23rd District

  • Kevin McCarthy (R) 
  • Tatiana Matta (D)

California State Senator

State Senator, 14th District

  • Andy Vidak (R) 
  • Melissa Hurtado (D)

State Senator, 16th District

  • Shannon Grove (R) 
  • Ruth Musser-Lopez (D)

California State Assembly

State Assembly, 26th District

  • Jose Sigala
  • Devon Mathis 

State Assembly, 32nd District

  • Justin Mendes 
  • Rudy Salas

State Assembly, 36th District

  • Steve Fox (D)
  • Tom Lackey (R) 

California Board of Equalization

California Board of Equalization, Member, District 1

  • Tom Hallinan (D)
  • Ted Gaines (R)