2016 Election Endorsements

 

Feel free to offer suggested changes. Here is how I plan to vote:

Federal:

US Senator: Kamala Harris

 

US Representative: Salud Carbajal

 

State:

State Senator 19th District: Hannah-Beth Jackson

 

State Assembly: Monique Limon

 

Santa Barbara County:

 

County Supervisor:

3rd District: Joan Hartmann

 

City of Goleta:

 

City Council:

 

Stuart Kasdin

Kyle Richards

 

Goleta Water District: Lauren Hanson, Rick Merrifield, Bill Rosen

 

Goleta Measure C2016:

Shall the electors elect a mayor? NO!

This measure gives absurd unilateral power to the mayor hidden in the measure!

 

State Propositions:

 

Prop 51 School bonds: Yes

Prop 52 Medi-Cal: Yes

Prop 53 Bond voter approval: No

Prop 54 Legislation advance notice: No (Updated) Seems to be pet project of one billionaire

Prop 55 Education and health care funding: Yes

Prop 56 Cigarette tax for health care funding: Yes

Prop 57 Reform criminal and juvenile sentencing: Yes

Prop 58 English learners education reform: Yes

Prop 59 Advisory to Overturn Citizens United (money is NOT speech!): Yes

Prop 60 Condoms in adult films: No (Updated)

Prop 61 Prescription drug pricing: Yes A rare chance to fight back against Big Pharma

Prop 62 Death Penalty Abolishment: Yes

Prop 63 Ammunition background check: Yes

Prop 64 Cannabis (marijuana) legalization: Yes

Prop 65 Disposable bag industry proposition: No

Prop 66 Sneaky proposal to expedite executions: No

Prop 67 Ban on single use plastic bans at stores: Yes