2018 Primary Election Endorsements Updated 29 May 2018


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

First, the State and Federal positions:

Governor: Gavin Newsom

Lieutenant Governor: Jeff Bleich Sierra Club Endorsement

Secretary of State: Alex Padilla

Controller: Betty T Yee

Treasurer: Fiona Ma

Attorney General: Xavier Becerra

Insurance Commissioner: Ricardo Lara

Board of Equalization: Malia Cohen or Cathleen Galgiani

United States Senator: Diane Feinstein

US Representative: Salud Carbajal

State Assembly: Monique Limon

Superintendent of Public Instruction: Tony Thurmond
State Propositions:
68 YES Parks Bond
69 YES Transportation Revenues Used for Transportation
70 NO Cap and Trade Supermajority Vote Needed Opposed by Environmental Groups
71 YES Sets Effective Date for Ballot Measures
72 YES Rain Capture Systems Exemption from Property Tax Assessment



Auditor-Controller: Betsy Schaffer


Clerk/Recorder/Assessor: Baz Donald Ofiaeli


Santa Barbara County Sheriff: Eddie Hsueh

T-2018 YES Cannabis Tax