June 2018 Cheat Sheet

Here are my current recommendations in ballot order.

For more details, read my full posts on propositions and on candidates.

On the whole, I’ve found fewer candidates to be excited about than in past years, and lots of races where I’m finding it hard to come to a decision. I’d love to hear feedback from friends in the next week before the election!

what my vote
Governor Delaine Eastin
Lieutenant Governor Gayle McLaughlin
Secretary of State Alex Padilla
Controller Betty Yee
Treasurer ?
Attorney General Dave Jones
Insurance Commissioner ?
State Board of Equalization, D2 Nobody?
US Representative, D13 BARBARA LEE
State Assembly, D15 Jovanka Beckles (or Buffy Wicks? or Rochelle Pardue-Okimoto?)
Superior Court Judge, Office 11 ?
State Superintendent of Public Instruction TONY THURMOND
County Superintendent of Schools L. Karen Monroe
County Board of Education, Area 1 Joaquin Rivera
County Assessor Phong La
Auditor-Controller/Clerk-Recorder Irella Blackwood?
District Attorney PAMELA PRICE!!!
Sheriff-Coroner N.O. CONFIDENCE
Treasurer-Tax Collector Hank Levy?
68 (bonds for parks) Yes
69 (let state spend money from diesel tax) YES
70 (let Republicans control cap-and-trade) No
71 (causality) Yes
72 (remove disincentive on rainwater capture) Yes
RM3 (fund transit and highways with bridge tolls) YES!
A (sales tax for childcare) YES