CONSERVATIVE VOTER GUIDES & ELECTION RESOURCES FOR SAN LUIS OBISPO COUNTY For the November 8, 2016 California General ElectionRaces on the California General Election ballot will include:
17 Statewide Propositions, President, U.S. Senate, federal and state legislative offices, Judges (in several counties), school board races, city council races, local measures, and more.
Robyn’s 9/28/16 Note: Over the next few weeks, this site will be extensively updated with recommendations and voter resources from numerous conservative sources. We will post as we receive the information. Please continue to check back.
Robyn’s Judge Page contains direct recommendations for counties which will have Contested Superior Court Races on the November 8, 2016 ballot. (Alameda, Kern, LA, Marin, San Bernardino, and San Francisco) You’ll also find ideas for researching judicial races.
STATEWIDE PROPOSITIONS Recommendations for California’s 17 Statewide Propositions from Robyn and numerous conservative sources.
IDEAS FOR DOING YOUR OWN RESEARCH
This page includes helpful research tips plus a variety of research links.
Craig Huey’s Voter Guides for Several Counties
Here are helpful conservative voter guides for numerous CA counties from my knowledgeable friend Craig Huey.
FAMILY RESEARCH COUNCIL ACTION
Comparison of the 2016 Republican and Democratic Platforms
This Family Research Council piece shows the stark difference in the two parties’ platforms on Marriage, Abortion, Religious Freedom, Education, Military, and more.
FRC’s 2016 Presidential Candidate Voter Guide and Federal Legislative Scorecards
CALIFORNIA REPUBLICAN PARTY ENDORSEMENTS
Robyn's note – I post this GOP endorsement list fyi. It's a helpful piece of information when taken in conjunction with some of the other more consistently Conservative Sources of information found on this site. Many of these candidates are excellent. However, some are simply better than their Democrat opponents. Some of those listed are socially liberal and/or economic moderates.
More Voter Guides coming soon!
BASIC ELECTION INFORMATION
OFFICIAL California Government Voter Info for the Tuesday, Nov 8, 2016 Presidential Election – Secretary of State
Links to Every County Elections Office in California
For Questions about Registering to Vote, Vote-By-Mail Ballots, Polling Places, Sample Ballots, etc.
KEY ELECTION DATES for the November 8, 2016 California Election
October 24, 2016: Last day to register to vote
November 1, 2016: Last day to request vote-by-mail ballot
November 8, 2016: Election Day -- Polls open 7am to 8pm
ELECTION NEWS – California & National
Stephen Frank's California Political News & Views
Family Research Council Action
CitizenLink (associated with Focus on the Family, Alliance Defending Freedom and Family Research Council)
CONSERVATIVE SCORECARDS FOR FEDERAL LEGISLATORS
See how Your Representative or U.S. Senator voted on Key Issues
(Keep in mind that scoring methods and issues considered vary from scorecard to scorecard.)
American Conservative Union Congressional Scorecards
ACU-What We Believe
Family Research Council Action Congressional Scorecards
"FRC's Vision is a culture in which human life is valued, families flourish and religious liberty thrives."
Americans for Prosperity – Congressional Scorecard
"AFP's Mission is to mobilize citizens to advocate for policies that cut red tape and increase opportunity, put the brakes on government overspending, and get the economy working for hard workers–not special interests."
(AFP) California is committed to educating citizens about limited government, lower taxation, and free market principles.
Concerned Women for America – Congressional Scorecard
Core Issues: Sanctity of Life, Defense of Family, Education, Religious Liberty, National Sovereignty, Support for Israel, Fighting Sexual Exploitation
CONSERVATIVE SCORECARDS FOR CALIFORNIA STATE LEGISLATORS
See How Your CA State Assembly Member or State Senator voted on Key Issues:
American Conservative Union CA State Assembly and State Senate Legislators
CRA Scorecards for the CA State Assembly and State Senate Legislators
Note that the Yes/No votes are recorded at the top and the description of the bills can be found at the end of this CRA scorecard.
DENNIS PRAGER'S PRAGER UNIVERSITY 5 MINUTE VIDEOS
"PragerU's mission is to spread the ideas that made America great through the power of the internet. Our five minute videos are conservative sound bites, providing talking points to over 100 million people a year."
Great for watching during this election season, especially with teens and college students! Check out the full list of topics at PragerU.com. Below are a few timely topics to get you started.
How Big Should Government Be? Left vs. Right #1
"How big should the government be? And what is its proper role in the daily lives of Americans? The Left and Right have opposite answers." Presenter: Dennis Prager.
Do Big Unions Buy Politicians?
Who poses the biggest threat to America's economy by striking deals with crooked politicians? Big Oil, Big Pharma, or Big Unions? Daniel DiSalvo, political science professor at the City College of New York, gives the answer.
What is Crony Capitalism?
This election season there's a lot of talk about corruption, about politicians being "bought and sold", and about "crony capitalism". What do those terms mean? Why should we care? Is there a way to reduce corruption and restore our trust in government? Author Jay Cost, staff writer at The Weekly Standard, answers these questions and proposes a solution that every society could benefit from.