santa barbara county voter guide

Santa Barbara County Voter Guide

This Election 2020 Santa Barbara 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:

  • President
  • Propositions
  • Superior Court Judges
  • Congress
  • State Senator
  • Assembly Men
  • City Council

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.

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2020  Presidential Election Recommendations

(View official election schedule here)


  • Joe Biden(D) 
  • Elizabeth Warren (D) 
  • Bernie Sanders (D) 
  • Pete Buttigieg (D) 
  • Tom Steyer (D) 
  • Mike Bloomberg (D) 
  • Donald Trump (R)  [Endorsed]
  • Governor William F. Weld (R) 



U.S. Representative

District 24

  • Salud Carbajal (D) (Incumbent) 
  • Andy Caldwell (R) 
  • Kenneth Young (I) 

California State Senate

District 19

  • S. Monique Limón (D) 
  • Gary Michaels (R) 

State Assembly

District 35

  • Dawn Addis (D) 
  • Jordan Cunningham (Incumbent) (R) 

District 37

  • Jonathan Abboud (D) 
  • Steve Bennett (D) 
  • Stephen Blum (D) 
  • Jason Dominguez (D) 
  • Elsa Granados (D) 
  • Cathy Murillo (D) 
  • Charles Cole (R)