Conservative Election Recommendations

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Extensive Recommendations & Voter Resources
For the June 7, 2016 California Presidential Primary Elections!

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For the June 7, 2016 California Primary Elections

Robyn's Conservative Orange County Voter Guide – PRINTABLE
For the June 7, 2016 Election

This printable voter guide is a condensed version of what you will find on the One-Stop page.

Includes Robyn's Recommendations for:
  • Presidential Race
  • Central Committee Races
  • U.S. Senate, CA State Senate, CA State Assembly
  • Board of Supervisors Races (applies to 2 of 5 districts)
  • School-Board of Education Races
  • Proposition 50
  • County Measures/City Measures

One-Stop Robyn's Picks
More Extensive info than is found in Robyn's Printable Voter Guide
Includes links to many candidates' websites and more notes

Key Election Dates, How to Register, Links to ALL Registrars of Voters, and Understanding our Top-Two (open) Primary System can be found here.

Questions about ordering vote-by-mail ballots, finding your polling place, seeing a sample online ballot, reading about OC Ballot Measures, etc.


Craig Alexander's Voter Recommendations for the June 7, 2016 California Primary Election
Craig is an attorney, and is a knowledgeable, conservative activist in Orange County. He is the President of a local California Republican Assembly (CRA) chapter, a past Vice President of the CRA, and is a former Orange County Republican Central Committee member. Sandoval's Conservative Christian Voting Guide for the June 7, 2016 California Election
Nancy is a knowledgeable and conservative South County source; she is an excellent researcher. I (Robyn) always check out her picks before finalizing my recommendation decisions. Nancy is posting her recommendations as she does her research.

Conservative Senator JOHN MOORLACH'S Orange County Voter Guide for the June 7, 2016 California Primary Election

PART 1 – This covers John's Recommendations for: President, US Senate, US Representatives, State Senate, State Assembly

John also includes this note regarding the 68th Assembly Race:
"The Sidhu campaign has issued a mailer that is unconscionable, misleading and inappropriate. This campaign methodology is unacceptable. Innuendo and false implication is unseemly, and this Republican is repulsed by it."

PARTS 2 & 3 of Senator JOHN MOORLACH’S Orange County Voter Guide – This covers recommendations for the remaining offices, and Proposition 50, Measure A, and Measure B

Craig Huey's Orange County Voter Guide for the June 7, 2016 California Primary Election
You may know Craig's name from Election Forum and

"Kathy's Pics" – Kathy Dittner's Voter Guide for the June 7, 2016 California Primary
Kathy was the founder and director of "Salt & Light," a pro-family, moral issues ministry which operated at Saddleback Church for almost 20 years. She is the past Vice-President of the Saddleback Republican Assembly and is a former Orange County Republican Central Committee member.

Scott Peotter's Slate for Republican Central Committee Members

Peotters' Picks-Recommendations for Orange County Primary Races, June 7, 2016
Brothers Bruce and Scott Peotter are knowledgeable Orange County conservative activists. Scott is currently a Newport Beach City Councilmember.

Orange County Pro-Family Voter Guide for the Tuesday, June 7, 2016 California Primary Elections (Slightly Revised on 5/14/16)

Robyn's Notes on the OC Pro-Family Candidate List:
This is a helpful list. All the candidates on this list have submitted questionnaires that show them to be prolife. This list, however, does not deal with other fiscal and other issues. Also, there may be some prolife candidates whose names do not appear on this list, primarily, since not candidates submitted questionnaires.

In the 55th Assembly Race

I Strongly Recommend Voting For MIKE SPENCE in the 55th Assembly race. Spence is one of the most trusted, competent, conservatives in California! He'll be an awesome assemblyman!

Senator Moorlach's VIDEO endorsement for Mike Spence
Spence's endorsements include: Congressman Tom McClintock, Senator Sharon Runner, BOE Member George Runner, Senator Joel Anderson


Robyn's Note: The NO on Proposition 50 piece below was written by my knowledgeable friend, Penny Harrington, who served as California's director of legislation for a national public policy organization for 13 years. I added the bolding to Penny's piece, to highlight my chief concerns with Prop 50.

"The indictments and/or convictions of three legislators in 2014 prompted this sole state proposition on the June ballot. Current law already provides a vehicle for legislators to police their ranks by means of expulsion (2/3 vote) or suspension with pay (majority vote). Now, it sounds like a good idea to be able to suspend members without pay and, perhaps increasing the suspension vote to 2/3 is a good step. However, there is nothing in the language of this state constitutional amendment defining under what circumstances this action could be taken. In fact, opponents argue that members could be suspended for failing to adhere to a certain political policy or agenda.

Another concern is denying a legislator's pay without due process. If a member were to be suspended for "political" discipline rather than a warranted criminal situation, he or she could be forced to resign due to hardship, having committed no crime. Further, with or without pay, this proposition does nothing to address the fact that suspending a state representative leaves his or her constituents without representation. If a legislator has committed egregious acts and is not willing to step down, the proper mechanism would appear to be expulsion.

Good people disagree on this one. Even a majority of Republican legislators voted "aye" on SCA 17 (which is now Prop 50). It may, indeed, be time to better address the rules for handling public servants who break the public trust, but I'm lining up with those who believe Prop 50 is not the best answer, particularly when it involves amending the state constitution."

California Proposition 50 Information Matrix – June 2016 Primary
NO on Proposition 50
This is a thorough analysis of Proposition 50 by my conservative friend, Frank Kacer, of Christian Citizenship Council.


Once again, there is a presumptive Republican Presidential nominee before the California Primary Election takes place. Practically speaking, this means that our PRIMARY Presidential votes will not have an impact on the choice of nominee.

For Registered Republicans
You have Six Voting Choices in the Presidential PRIMARY Race

You can choose to vote for any of the 5 Republican candidates on your Presidential ballot - Ben Carson, Ted Cruz, Jim Gilmore, John Kasich, or Donald Trump—or you can leave this office blank and just vote for all the other VERY important races on your ballot. (Personally, I'll be casting my Primary vote for Ted Cruz.)

Note: IF you are not registered Republican and want to be eligible to vote in the Republican Presidential race and Republican Central Committee Races, Re-Reregister As a Republican before May 23. See How To Register here.


Congressman Tom McClintock supports Tom Del Beccaro for U.S. Senate:
"Tom Del Beccaro has my support not only because he is the only Constitutional-conservative in the race, but because he holds a command on the many issues we are facing and can effectively convey the conservative solution in order to get things done in a system known for gridlock."

John Eastman, Constitutional law scholar:
"Tom Del Beccaro is the type of clear thinker we need in Washington who not only respects the Constitution but understands the value of its checks and balances – something we need more than ever."

See a more complete list of Tom Del Beccaro endorsements here.