November 2010 Election

Craig HueyArticles, Reality Alert


November 2010 Election Results

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Statewide Offices, Governor, Senator, California Supreme Court, etc.

Propositions 19-27

Los Angeles County

Orange County

Riverside County

San Bernardino County

San Diego County

Other Counties

Statewide Offices (including Senator and Propositions)

Governor

  • Carlos Alvarez, Peace and Freedom
  • Chelene Nightingale, American Independent thumb upthumb up
  • Dale F. Ogden, Libertarian thumb up
  • Edmund G. “Jerry” Brown, Democratic
  • Laura Wells, Green
  • Meg Whitman, Republican thumb up

Note: Historically third party candidates and write-in candidates do not win statewide elections in California. Click here to see article on Voting Your Christian Values.

Lieutenant Governor

  • Abel Maldonado, Republican thumb up
  • C. T. Weber, Peace and Freedom
  • Gavin Newsom, Democratic
  • James “Jimi” Castillo, Green
  • Jim King, American Independent thumb upthumb up
  • Pamela J. Brown, Libertarian thumb up
  • Karen England (write-in candidate) thumb upthumb upthumb up

Note: Historically third party candidates and write-in candidates do not win statewide elections in California. Click here to see article on Voting Your Christian Values.

Secretary of State

  • Ann Menasche, Green
  • Christina Tobin, Libertarian
  • Damon Dunn, Republican thumb upthumb up
  • Debra Bowen, Democratic
  • Marylou Cabral, Peace and Freedom
  • Merton D. Short, American Independent

Controller

  • Andrew “Andy” Favor, Libertarian
  • John Chiang, Democratic
  • Karen Martinez, Peace and Freedom
  • Lawrence G. Beliz, American Independent
  • Ross D. Frankel, Green
  • Tony Strickland, Republican thumb upthumb up

Treasurer

  • Bill Lockyer, Democratic
  • Charles “Kit” Crittenden, Green
  • Debra L. Reiger, Peace and Freedom
  • Edward M. Teyssier, Libertarian
  • Mimi Walters, Republican thumb upthumb up
  • Robert Lauten, American Independent

Attorney General

  • Diane Beall Templin, American Independent thumb upthumb up
  • Kamala D. Harris, Democratic
  • Peter Allen, Green
  • Robert J. Evans, Peace and Freedom
  • Steve Cooley, Republican thumb up
  • Timothy J. Hannan, Libertarian

Note: Historically third party candidates and write-in candidates do not win statewide elections in California. Click here to see article on Voting Your Christian Values.

Insurance Commissioner

  • Clay Pedersen, American Independent thumb up
  • Dave Jones, Democratic
  • Dina Josephine Padilla, Peace and Freedom
  • Mike Villines, Republican thumb up
  • Richard S. Bronstein, Libertarian thumb up
  • William Balderston, Green

Note: Historically third party candidates and write-in candidates do not win statewide elections in California. Click here to see article on Voting Your Christian Values.

State Superintendent of Public Instruction

  • Larry Aceves thumb up
  • Tom Torlakson
  • Diane Lenning (write-in candidate) thumb upthumb upthumb up

Note: Historically third party candidates and write-in candidates do not win statewide elections in California. Click here to see article on Voting Your Christian Values.

U.S. Senate

United States Senator

  • Barbara Boxer, Democratic (See voting record)
  • Carly Fiorina, Republican thumb upthumb up
  • Duane Roberts, Green
  • Edward C. Noonan, American Independent
  • Gail K. Lightfoot, Libertarian
  • Marsha Feinland, Peace and Freedom

Judges

JudgeVoterGuide.com ranks every aspect of a candidate’s record on a scale of 1 (most activist) to 10 (most constructionist).

Nothing is overlooked, from a judge’s rulings to on-the-record statements to American Bar Association ratings. We also look at their stated positions and contributions as well as who’s endorsing them.

Finally, each judge’s career is considered from a bird’s-eye view. Experience. Integrity. Commitment to community. We even personally talk to the candidates.

Ratings:

Judicial Index Average

Judicial Index Average
Judicial Activist Strict Constructionist
  • Positions
  • Contributions
  • Rulings
  • Statements

Qualifications

Qualifications
Unqualified Very Qualified
  • Experience
  • Reputation
  • Integrity
  • American Bar Association ratings

On the state Courts of Appeal, you vote “yes” or “no.” If a majority says “no,” they are out of the office and the Governor must select a new judge.

California Supreme Court
Click on the California Supreme Court for basic, not all, of our research

  • Carlos Moreno (Do Not Recommend—Rating average: 2)
  • Ming Chin (Do Not Recommend—Rating average: 6)
  • Tani Cantil-Sakauye (Do Not Recommend—Rating average: 6)

Statewide Propositions 19-27

  • NoProposition 19—Legalizes Marijuana Under California But Not Federal Law. Permits Local Governments to Regulate and Tax Commercial Production, Distribution, and Sale of Marijuana—State of California
  • YesProposition 20—Redistricting of Congressional Districts—State of California
  • NoProposition 21—Establishes $18 Annual Vehicle License Surcharge to Help Fund State Parks and Wildlife Programs. Grants Surcharged Vehicles Free Admission to All State Parks—State of California
  • NoProposition 22—Prohibits the State From Borrowing Or Taking Funds Used for Transportation, Redevelopment, Or Local Government Projects and Services—State of California
    For explanation, click here
  • YesProposition 23—Suspends Air Pollution Control Laws Requiring Major Polluters to Report and Reduce Greenhouse Gas Emissions That Cause Global Warming Until Unemployment Drops to 5.5 Percent Or Less for Full Year—State of California
  • NoProposition 24—Repeals Recent Legislation That Would Allow Businesses to Lower Their Tax Liability—State of California
  • NoProposition 25—Changes Legislative Vote Requirement to Pass Budget and Budget-Related Legislation From Two-Thirds to A Simple Majority. Retains Two-Thirds Vote Requirement for Taxes—State of California
  • YesProposition 26—Requires That Certain State and Local Fees Be Approved By Two-Thirds Vote. Fees Include Those That Address Adverse Impacts on Society Or the Environment Caused By the Fee-Payer’s Business—State of California
  • NoProposition 27—Eliminates State Commission on Redistricting. Consolidates Authority for Redistricting With Elected Representatives—State of California