San Bernardino Voter Guide

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This Election 2018 San Bernardino Voter County 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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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

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  • 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

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; Fourth District (Yes/No)

  • Raymond Ikola: 7 (JI: 6, Q: 8) Yes 
  • Douglas Miller: 8 (JI: 8, Q: 8) Yes 
  • Jeffrey King: 5 (JI: 4, Q: 7) No 
  • Art McKinster: 8 (JI: 7, Q: 8) Yes 
  • Joan Irion: 6 (JI: 5, Q: 8) No 
  • Cynthia Aaron: 5 (JI: 2, Q: 9) No 
  • Judith Haller: 8 (JI: 7, Q: 8) Yes 
  • Richard Huffman: 9 (JI: 8, Q: 9) Yes 
  • Patricia Benke: 9 (JI: 9, Q: 8) Yes 
  • Marsha Slough: 3 (JI: 2, Q: 5) No 

U.S. House of Representatives

U.S. Representative, 8th District

  • Paul Cook (R) – Incumbent
  • Tim Donnelly (R) 

U.S. Representative, 27th District

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

U.S. Representative, 31st District

  • Sean Flynn (R) 
  • Kaisar Ahmed (D)

U.S. Representative, 35th District

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

U.S. Representative, 39th District

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

California State Senator

State Senator, 16th District

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

State Senator, 20th District

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

State Senator, 29th District 

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

California State Assembly

State Assembly, 33rd District 

  • Jay Obernolte (R) 
  • Socorro Cisneros (D)

State Assembly, 36th District

  • Steve Fox (D)
  • Tom Lackey (R) 

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, 42nd District

  • Chad Mayes (R)
  • Deniantionette Mazingo (D)

State Assembly, 47th District

  • Eloise Reyes 

State Assembly, 52nd District

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

State Assembly, 55th District

  • Phillip Chen (R) 
  • Melissa Fazli (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)

California Board of Equalization, Member, District 4

  • Mike Schaefer (D)
  • Joel Anderson (R) 

County Offices

Assessor/Recorder, San Bernardino County

  • Bob Dutton 

Supervisor, District 2

  • Marc Steinorth
  • Janice Rutherford 

Supervisor, District 4

  • Curt Hagman 
  • Gloria Negrete McLeod

Auditor-Controller/Treasurer/Tax Collector

  • Ensen Mason 
  • Oscar Valdez

District Attorney

  • Mike Ramos 
  • Jason Anderson

Sheriff/Coroner

  • John McMahon 

Local Offices

City of Loma Linda, City Council

  • Phil Dupper 

City of San Bernardino, City Council, Ward 4

  • Frederic Shorett 

City of San Bernardino, Mayor

  • Carey Davis 
  • John Valdivia