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California Voter Guide – 2022 Primary Races

How To Vote For, Not Against, Your Values
Ratings: Every candidate is considered after thorough research; we also have a questionnaire for candidates to complete.

Our highest ratings go to candidates who will defend freedom, stand for free enterprise, or have a conservative and/or biblical worldview based on their ability to stand firm against efforts to increase taxes, size of government, weaken law and order, and crush individual freedom. 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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California; Governor, State of California, Primary Election

Anthony Trimino, Republican ****

Daniel R. Mercuri, Republican ****

Cristian Raul Morales, Republican ***

Leo S. Zacky, Republican ***

Brian Dahle, Republican ***** (Endorsed)

David Lozano, Republican **

Lonnie Sortor, Republican ****

Ronald A. Anderson, Republican ****

Ron Jones, Republican ***

Robert C. Newman II, Republican ****

Shawn Collins, Republican ***

Gavin Newsom, Democrat *

Major Williams, Republican ****

Jenny Rae Le Roux, Republican ****

Michael Shellenberger, Independent ***

 

California; Lieutenant Governor – State of California Primary Election

Clint W. Saunders, Republican ****

Angela E. Underwood Jacobs, Republican **** (Endorsed)

David Fennell, Republican ***

Eleni Kounalakis, Democrat *

 

California; Secretary of State – State of California, Primary Election

Rob Bernosky, Republican ***

Rachel Hamm, Republican ***** (Endorsed)

Raul Rodriguez. Jr., Republican ****

James “JW” Paine, Republican ****

Shirley N. Weber, Democrat *

 

California; Controller – State of California, Primary Election

Ron Galperin, Democrat *

Lanhee Chen, Republican **** (Endorsed)

Steve Glazer, Democrat **

Malia M. Cohen, Democrat *

 

California; Treasurer – State of California, Primary Election

Fiona Ma, Democrat *

Andrew Do, Republican ***

Jack M. Guerrero, Republican ***** (Endorsed)

 

California; Attorney General, State of California

Eric Early, Republican **** (Endorsed)

Nathan Hochman, Republican ***

Rob Bonta, Democrat *

Ann Marie Schubert ****

 

California; Insurance Commissioner – State of California, Primary Election

Marc Levine, Democrat *

Ricardo Lara, Democrat *

Greg Conlon, Republican ***

Robert Howell, Republican **** (Endorsed)

 

California; Superintendent of Public Instruction, State of California, Primary Election

Jim Gibson**** (Endorsed)

Tony K. Thurmond *

George Yang ***

Lance Ray Christensen ****

 

California; United States Senator, Primary Election, Full-Term U.S. Senator

Robert George Lucero Jr., Republican **

Mark P. Meuser, Republican ***

James P. Bradley, Republican ***

Jon Elist, Republican **

Myron L. Hall, Republican ***

Sarah Sun Levy, Republican **

Enrique Petris, Republican **

Chuck Smith, Republican ***

Cordie Williams, Republican **** (Endorsed)

Alex Padilla, Appointed US Senator *

 

California; United States Senator, Partial Term/Unexpired, Primary Election

Mark P. Meuser, Republican *** (Endorsed)

James P. Bradley, Republican ***

Jon Elist, Republican **

Myron L. Hall, Republican ***

Alex Padilla, Appointed US Senator *

 

California; Member, District 1, California Board of Equalization, Primary Election

Braden Murphy, Democrat *

Ted Gaines, Republican ***** (Endorsed)

 

California; Member, District 2, California Board of Equalization, Primary Election

Sally J. Lieber, Democrat *

Michaela Alioto-Pier, Democrat *

Peter Coe Verbica, Republican *** (Endorsed)

 

California; Santa Barbara County, Office 1, Santa Barbara County Superior Court, Primary Election

Stephen P. Foley

 

California; Santa Barbara County; United States Representative, District 24, Primary Election

Jeff Frankenfield ***

Michele R. Weslander Quaid *** (Endorsed)

Salud Carbajal *

Brad Allen ***

 

California; Santa Barbara County; State Assembly, District 37, Primary Election

Gregg Hart, Democrat *

Bruce Wallach **

Mike Stoker, Republican **** (Endorsed)

 

California; Santa Barbara County; Superintendent of Schools, Santa Barbara, Primary Election

Christy Lozano **** (Endorsed)

Susan C. Salcido *

 

California; Santa Barbara County; Supervisor, District 2, Santa Barbara County, Primary Election

Laura Capps

 

California; Santa Barbara County; Supervisor, District 5, Santa Barbara County, Primary Election

Steve Lavagnino

 

California; Santa Barbara County; District Attorney, Santa Barbara County, Primary Election

John Savrnoch

 

California; Santa Barbara County; Clerk/Recorder/Assessor, Santa Barbara County, Primary Election

Elrawd Maclearn **** (Endorsed)

Joseph E. Holland

 

California; Santa Barbara County; Auditor/Controller, Santa Barbara County, Primary Election

Betsy Schaffer

 

California; Santa Barbara County; Treasurer/Tax Collector, Santa Barbara County, Primary Election

Harry E. Hagen

 

California; Santa Barbara County; Sherriff/Coroner, Santa Barbara County, Primary Election

Juan Camarena *

Bill Brown *** (Endorsed)

 

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