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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 4, California Board of Equalization, Primary Election

Denis R. Bilodeau, Republican ***

Erik Peterson, Republican ****

Matthew Harper, Republican ***** (Endorsed)

Mike Schaefer, Democrat ***

Randell R. Economy, Republican ****

 

California; Orange County, Office 5, Orange County Superior Court, Primary Election

Kimberly La Salle *

Daniel “Dan” Espinosa **** (Endorsed)

Claudia C. Alvarez *

 

California; Orange County, Office 9, Orange County Superior Court, Primary Election

Joe Dane ***

Christopher Duff **** (Endorsed)

 

California; Orange County, Office 11, Orange County Superior Court, Primary Election

Marc A. Gibbons

Shawn Nelson *** (Endorsed)

 

California; Orange County, Office 21, Orange County Superior Court, Primary Election

Erin Beltran Rowe *** (Endorsed)

Ray Brown *

 

California; Orange County, Office 22, Orange County Superior Court, Primary Election

Craig E. Kleffman **

Fred Fascenelli *** (Endorsed)

Brahim Baytieh *

 

California; Orange County, Office 28, Orange County Superior Court, Primary Election

Jessica Cha *

Eric Scarbrough ** (Endorsed)

 

California; Orange County, Office 30, Orange County Superior Court, Primary Election

Michele Bell **

Peggy Huang ***** (Endorsed)

Benjamin Stauffer ***

Andrea Mader ***

Ama M. Hernandez ***

 

California; Orange County, Office 33, Orange County Superior Court, Primary Election

Thomas E. “Tom” Martin ***

Steve McGreevy **** (Endorsed)

Brett K. Wiseman *

 

California; Orange County, Office 45, Orange County Superior Court, Primary Election

Kevin Brian Jones ***** (Endorsed)

Israel Claustro **

 

California; Orange County; United States Representative, District 38, Primary Election

Eric J. Ching, Republican **** (Endorsed)

John Sarega, Republican ***

Linda T. Sanchez, Democrat *

 

California: Orange County; United States Representative; District 40 Primary Election

Greg Raths, Republican *** (Endorsed)

Asif Mahmood, Democrat *

Young Kim, Republican ***

 

California; Orange County; United States Representative, District 45, Primary Election

Michelle Steel, Republican ***** (Endorsed)

Long K. Pham, Republican ***

Jay F. Chen, Democrat **

 

California: Orange County; United States Representative; District 46 Primary Election

Felix Rocha, Republican **** (Endorsed)

Christopher J. Gonzales, Republican ****

Lou Correa, Democrat *

 

California: Orange County; United States Representative; District 47 Primary Election

Katie Porter, Democrat *

Amy Phan West, Republican ****

Brian Burley, Republican ****

Scott Baugh, Republican **** (Endorsed)

Errol webber, Republican ****

 

California; Orange County; United States Representative; District 49 Primary Election

Josiah O’Neil, Republican ***** (Endorsed)

Mike Levin, Democrat *

Lisa A. Bartlett, Republican ***

Brian Maryott, Republican ****

Christopher Rodriquez, Republican ****

 

California; Orange County; State Senator, District 30, Primary Election

Henry Bouchot, Democrat *

Mitch Clemmons, Republican **** (Endorsed)

Bob Archuleta, Democrat **

 

California; Orange County; California State Senate; District 32, Primary Election

Brian Nash, Democrat *

Kelly Seyarto, Republican *** (Endorsed)

 

California; Orange County; State Senator, District 34, Primary Election

Rhonda Shader, Republican *** (Endorsed)

Tom Umberg, Democrat

 

California; Orange County; State Senator, District 36, Primary Election

Janet Nguyen, Republican *** (Endorsed)

Kim Carr, Democrat *

 

California; Orange County; California State Senate; District 38, Primary Election

Matt Gunderson, Republican **** (Endorsed)

Catherine Blakespear, Democrat *

 

California: Orange County; State Assembly; District 59 Primary Election

Phillip Chen

 

California; Orange County; State Assembly, District 64, Primary Election

Blanca Pacheco, Democrat *

Raul Ortiz Jr., Republican ***** (Endorsed)

 

California; Orange County; State Assembly, District 67, Primary Election

Soo Yoo, Republican ***** (Endorsed)

Sou Moua, Republican *****

Sharon Quirk-Silva, Democrat *

 

California: Orange County; State Assembly; District 68 Primary Election

Mike Tardiff, Republican ****

James Wallace, Republican **** (Endorsed)

Bulmaro “Boomer” Vicente, Democrat *

 

California; Los Angeles County; State Assembly, District 70, Primary Election

Emily Hibard ***** (Endorsed)

Tri Ta

Jason Gray

Ted Bui

Kimberly Ho

Diedre Thu-Ha Nguyen

 

California: Orange County; State Assembly; District 71 Primary Election

Kate Sanchez, Republican ***** (Endorsed)

Matt Rahn, Republican ***

 

California; Orange County; State Assembly, District 72, Primary Election

Judie Mancuso, Democrat *

Benjamin Yu, Republican ****

Diane Dixon, Republican **** (Endorsed)

 

California: Orange County; State Assembly; District 73 Primary Election

Cottie Petrie-Norris

Steven “Steve” Choi *** (Endorsed)

 

California; Orange County; State Assembly, District 74, Primary Election

Laurie Davies, Republican **** (Endorsed)

Chris Duncan, Democrat *

 

California; Orange County; Trustee Area 2, Orange County Board of Education, Primary Election

Martha Fluor

Mari Barke *** (Endorsed)

Christopher R. Ganiere

 

California; Orange County; Trustee Area 4, Short Term, Orange County Board of Education, Primary Election

Paulette Chaffee

David M. Choi

Tim Shaw *** (Endorsed)

Ellisa Kim

 

California; Orange County; Trustee Area 5, Orange County Board of Education, Primary Election

Sherine Smith

Lisa Sparks *** (Endorsed)

 

California; Orange County; Superintendent of Schools, Orange County Board of Education, Primary Election

Stefan Bean *** (Endorsed)

AI Mijares

 

California; Orange County; Supervisor, District 2, Orange County, Primary Election

Kim Bernice Nguyen

Jon Dumitru

Cecilia “Ceci” Iglesias *** (Endorsed)

Vicentre Sarmiento

Juan Villegas

 

California; Orange County; Supervisor, District 4, Orange County, Primary Election

Steven C. Vargas *** (Endorsed)

Doug Chaffee

Sunny Park

 

California; Orange County; Supervisor, District 5, Orange County, Primary Election

Katrina Foley

Diane L. Harkey

Patricia C. “Pat” Bates *** (Endorsed)

Kevin Muldoon

 

California; Orange County; Assessor, Orange County, Primary Election

Richard “Rick” Foster

Larry Bales

Claude Parrish *** (Endorsed)

 

California; Orange County; District Attorney, Orange County, Primary Election

Bryan Chehock

Pete Hardin

Michael A. Jacobs

Todd Spitzer *** (Endorsed)

 

California; Orange County; Auditor/Controller, Orange County, Primary Election

Andrew N. Hamilton *** (Endorsed)

 

California; Orange County; Clerk/Recorder, Orange County, Primary Election

Sandy Kimble

Hugh Nguyen *** (Endorsed)

Steve Rocco

 

California; Orange County; Sherriff/Coroner, Orange County, Primary Election

Don Barnes *** (Endorsed)

 

California; Orange County; Treasurer/Tax Collector, Orange County, Primary Election

Shari L. Freidenrich *** (Endorsed)

 

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