Ventura County Voter Guide

This Election 2018 Ventura 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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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


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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)

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, 24th District

  • Justin Fareed (R) 
  • Salud Carbajal (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, 30th District

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

California State Assembly

State Assembly, 37th  District 

  • David L. Norrdin (D)
  • Monique Limón (D)

State Assembly, 38th District

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

State Assembly, 44th District

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

California Board of Equalization

California Board of Equalization, Member, District 3

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

Local offices

County Supervisor; 4th District; Ventura County

  • Bob Huber 
  • Bernardo M. Perez