Los Angeles County Voter Guide

Los Angeles County Voter Guide

This Election 2018 Los Angeles 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!

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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


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)

Judges (For Judicial Rating Explanation Click Here)

Superior Court Judge; County of Los Angeles

County of Los Angeles; Office 4 

  • Alfred A. Coletta: 7 (JI: 7, Q: 7) 
  • A. Veronica Sauceda: 5 (JI: 5, Q: 6)

County of Los Angeles; Office 16 

  • Sydne Jane Michel: 7 (JI: 7, Q: 8) 
  • Patricia (Patti) Hunter: 5 (JI: 5, Q: 6)

County of Los Angeles; Office 60 

  • Tony J. Cho: 6 (JI: 6, Q: 7) 
  • Holly Hancock: 3 (JI: 1, Q: 5)

County of Los Angeles; Office 113

  • Javier Perez: 5 (JI: 4, Q: 7)
  • Michael P. Ribons: 6 (JI: 6, Q: 6)

California Supreme Court

California Supreme Court (Yes/No)

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

California State Court of Appeal

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

  • Patricia Bigelow: 7 (JI: 7, Q: 7) Yes 
  • Arthur Gilbert: 5 (JI: 2, Q: 8) No
  • Sandy Kriegler: 7 (JI: 7, Q: 8) Yes 
  • Thomas Willhite: 7 (JI: 6, Q: 8) Yes 
  • Norman Epstein: 7 (JI: 5, Q: 9) Yes 
  • Victoria Chavez: 7 (JI: 6, Q: 8) Yes 
  • Luis A. Lavin: 4 (JI: 1, Q: 7) No
  • John Segal: 4 (JI: 2, Q: 8) No
  • Martin J. Tangeman: 5 (JI: 3, Q: 7) No
  • Lamar W. Baker: 3 (JI: 1, Q: 6) No
  • Elwood G. Lui: 5 (JI: 3, Q: 8) No

U.S. House of Representatives

U.S. Representative, 23rd District

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

U.S. Representative, 25th District

  • Steve Knight (R) 
  • Katie Hill (D)

U.S. Representative, 26th District

  • Julia Brownley (D)
  • Antonio Sabato Jr. (R) 

U.S. Representative, 27th District

  • Beatrice I Cardenas (R)  (write in only)
  • Judy Chu (D)
  • Bryan Witt (D)

U.S. Representative, 28th District

  • Johnny J. Nalbandian (R) 
  • Adam Schiff (D)
  • Sal Genovese (D)

U.S. Representative, 29th District 

  • Tony Cardenas – Incumbent (D)
  • Benito Bernal (R) 

U.S. Representative, 30th District

  • Mark Reed (R) 
  • Brad Sherman (D)

U.S. Representative, 32nd District 

  • Grace Napolitano– Incumbent (D) 

U.S. Representative, 33rd District

  • Kenneth Weston Wright (R) 
  • Ted W. Lieu (D)

U.S. Representative, 34th District

  • Jimmy Gomez (D)
  • Kenneth Mejia (G)

U.S. Representative, 35th District

  • Christian Leonel Valiente (R) 
  • Norma J. Torres (D)

U.S. Representative, 37th District

  • Ron J. Bassilian (R) 
  • Karen Bass (D)

U.S. Representative, 38th District

  • Ryan Downing (R) 
  • Linda T. Sanchez (D)

U.S. Representative, 39th District

  • Gil Cisneros (D)
  • Young Kim (R) 

U.S. Representative, 40th District

  • Lucille Roybal-Allard (D) 
  • Rodolfo Cortes Barragan (G) 

U.S. Representative, 43rd District

  • Omar Navarro (R) 
  • Maxine Waters (D) 

U.S. Representative, 44th District

  • Nanette Diaz Barragan (D)
  • Aja I. Brown (D)

U.S. Representative, 47th District

  • John Briscoe (R) 
  • Alan Lowenthal (D)

U.S. Representative, 48th District  

  • Hans Keirstead (D)
  • Dana Rohrabacher (R) 

California State Senator

State Senator, 18th District

  • Bob Hertzberg (D)
  • Rudy Melendez (R) 

State Senator, 20th District

  • Connie Leyva (D)
  • Matthew Munson (R) 

State Senator, 22nd District

  • Mike Eng (D)
  • Susan Rubio (D)

State Senator, 24th District

  • Peter Choi (D) 
  • Maria Elena Durazo (D) 

State Senator, 26th District

  • Ben Allen (D)
  • Baron Bruno (None) 

State Senator, 29th District 

  • Joseph Cho (D)
  • Ling Ling Chang (R)

State Senator, 30th District

  • Holly Mitchell (D) 

State Senator, 32nd District 

  • Bob J. Archuleta (D)
  • Rita Topalian (R) 

State Senator, 34th District

  • Janet Nguyen (R) 
  • Tom Umberg (D)

California State Assembly

State Assembly, 36th District

  • Steve Fox (D)
  • Tom Lackey (R) 

State Assembly, 38th District

  • Dante Acosta (R) 
  • Christy Smith (D)

State Assembly, 39th District

  • Ricardo Antonio Benitez (R) 
  • Luz Maria Rivas (D)

State Assembly, 40th District

  • James C. Ramos (D)
  • Henry Gomez Nickel (R) 

State Assembly, 41th District

  • Alan S. Reynolds (None) 
  • Chris Holden (D)

State Assembly, 44th District

  • Ronda Baldwin-Kennedy (R) 
  • Jacqui Irwin (D)

State Assembly, 45th District

  • Justin M. Clark (R) 
  • Jesse Gabriel (D)

State Assembly, 46th District

  • Adrin Nazarian
  • Roxanne Beckford Hoge (R) 

State Assembly, 48th District

  • Blanca E. Rubio 

State Assembly, 49th District

  • Burton Brink (R) 
  • Ed Chau (D)

State Assembly, 50th District

  • Richard Bloom 

State Assembly, 51st District

  • Wendy Carrillo (D) 

State Assembly, 52nd District

  • Toni Holle (R)
  • Freddie Rodriguez (D)

State Assembly, 53rd District

  • Kevin Hee Young Jang (D)
  • Miguel Santiago (D)

State Assembly, 54th District

  • Sydney K. Kamlager (D)
  • Tepring Michelle Piquado (D)

State Assembly, 55th District

  • Phillip Chen (R) 
  • Gregg D. Fritchle (D)

State Assembly, 57th District

  • Jessica Martinez (R) 
  • Ian C. Calderon (D)

State Assembly, 58th District

  • Mike Simpfenderfer (R) 
  • Christina Garcia (D)

State Assembly, 59th District

  • Leslie Hagan-Morgan (D) 
  • Reggie Jones-Sawyer (D)

State Assembly, 62nd District

  • Al L. Hernandez (R) 
  • Autumn Burke (D)

State Assembly, 63rd District 

  • Anthony Rendon (D)
  • Maria Estrada (D)

State Assembly, 64th District

  • Anthony Perry (None) 
  • Mike A. Gipson (D)

State Assembly, 66th District

  • Frank A. Scotto (R) 
  • Al Muratsuchi (D)

State Assembly, 70th District

  • Honor “Mimi” Robson (L) 
  • Patrick O’Donnell (D)

California Board of Equalization

California Board of Equalization, Member, District 1

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

California Board of Equalization, Member, District 3

  • Rick Marshall (R) 
  • Tony Vazquez (D)

County Offices

Sheriff; Los Angeles County

  • Jim McDonnell 
  • Alex Villanueva

Assessor; County of Los Angeles

  • John “Lower Taxes” Loew 
  • Jeffrey Prang