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Endorsed Candidates for the June 5, 2018 Primary

Controller of California: Konstantinos Roditis

Fiscal responsibility should not be a partisan issue. As your next State Controller, I will protect taxpayers from waste, fraud, and abuse no matter where it comes from. It’s time to Restore Sanity to California!

California Treasurer: Jack Guerrero

Jack Guerrero’s experience – as Mayor, City Councilmember, CPA, Stanford economics graduate, Harvard MBA, Bank economist, and advisor to Fortune 500 companies – establishes him as the candidate with BOTH Treasury experience AND public service record of fighting for taxpayers.

California Secretary of State: Mark Meuser

I will clean up California’s bloated voter rolls. A voter’s name must not be on the rolls if they’re ineligible to vote (i.e. because they’ve died, moved out of state, or are a non-citizen). 

Lt. Governor

Cole Harris is a self-made businessman and entrepreneur, a proven job creator who we can count on to deliver new opportunities for California families.

Cole Harris is a business leader who has created hundreds of direct jobs and thousands of indirect jobs for the people of California.

Board Equalization District 1: Connie Conway

"I am a fiscal conservative who while serving as Assembly Republican Leader led successful efforts to defeat billions in tax hikes. I will serve as an advocate for taxpayers, oppose higher taxes, and protect Proposition 13."                              -Connie Conway

Board of Equalization District 3: G. Rick Marshall

G. Rick Marshall is Chief Financial Officer of California Taxpayers Action Network. His second time running for Member of the State Board of Equalization, he is the only Republican candidate among the eight (8) contenders.

Board of Equalization District 4: Joel Anderson

"Howard Jarvis Taxpayers Association and California Taxpayers Association gave Senator Anderson their top ratings. HJTA's President called Senator Anderson a "rock star for taxpayers." He'll continue that fight on the Board of Equalization."

Congressional District 8: Paul Cook

Colonel Cook stands with the President, supports a border wall and tax reform, and fights every day against socialist politicians. A pro-life NRA member, a vote for Cook is a vote for a strong economy.

Congressional District 27: Beatrice Cardenas

“Beatrice Cardenas is a conservative Catholic American, born of Mexican immigrant parents, and raised in Monterey Park. She vows to fight for the preservation of the Constitution and of Christian values.”

Congressional District 31: Sean Flynn

Sean Flynn is a proud conservative Republican dedicated to bringing high-paying jobs, high-quality education, and truly affordable healthcare to the Inland Empire by empowering individuals, unleashing entrepreneurs, and making government efficient.

Congressional District 35: Christian Valiente

Christian L. Valiente is a first generation Hispanic American. He served honorably in the U.S Army from 2002-2010 as a Parachute Rigger. He is a conservative and advocate for faith, family and freedom values.

Young Kim, Candidate for CD39

Congressional District 39: Young Kim

"I’m running for Congress because I care deeply about our country and believe I am the best candidate to fight for our shared values and continue the high level of representation San Bernardino County expects." - Young Kim

State Senate District 16: Shannon Grove

"As a small business owner, wife, and mom, I share the dream of prosperity for our families. I'll take on tough issues in our state capitol."- Shannon Grove

State Senate District 20: Matthew Munson

Matthew Munson is a long-time community activist from Ontario who was the previous nominee for Senate District 20. Graduated from UC Riverside and Chaffey High School wanting to improve our state and our communities.

State Senate District 29: Ling Ling Chang

"I helped kill $20 billion in new taxes and earned a 100% rating from the California Taxpayers Association. Ed Royce, Curt Hagman, and  Paul Cook support me because I can stop the liberals from raising taxes."- Ling Ling Chang

State Assembly District 33: Jay Obernolte

"It’s been an honor to represent San Bernardino County Republicans in the California Legislature. I’d like to continue my work of protecting taxpayers and making state government more transparent and efficient." - Jay Obernolte

State Assembly District 36: Tom Lackey

"Since being elected, I have fought for conservative values and making California affordable for middle class and working families again. I spent 28 years in the CHP and am committed to restoring common sense criminal laws."- Tom Lackey

State Assembly District 40: Henry Nickel

"As your next State Assemblyman I will fight to reduce taxes, support law enforcement, restore our communities, invest in essential workforce skills, grow our economy, increase homeownership and return prosperity to working families."- Henry Nickel

State Assembly District 42: Chad Mayes

"For years, I’ve worked to defend our Republican principals.  Unfortunately, declining registration and lost Congressional and legislative seats makes our job harder.  I’m running to continue our fight for freedom, opportunity and a stronger California." - Chad Mayes

State Assembly District 52: Toni Holle

"My husband and I have lived in Chino over thirty years, have two sons and four grandchildren. I’ve been active in politics over ten years and want to bring common sense back to Sacramento."- Toni Holle

State Assembly District 55: Phillip Chen

"As your Assemblyman, I have fought to drain the Sacramento swamp by standing up to tax increases and more red tape for our businesses. I’m proud to be endorsed by the Howard Jarvis Taxpayers Association." - Phillip Chen

County of San Bernardino, Judge of The Superior Court Office 2: Arthur A. Harrison

Judge Harrison is a married father, judge (17 years), former prosecutor, peace officer and military veteran.  He has lifelong ties to San Bernardino County and is familiar with the people and issues facing our community.

Board of Supervisors District 2: Janice Rutherford

"As a lifelong Republican, I’ve been fighting for local control, low taxes, American values, responsible stewardship, common sense, and our Constitution as an activist, staffer, and officeholder. I request your support to continue the fight."- Janice Rutherford

Board of Supervisors District 4: Curt Hagman

"When I ran for Supervisor in 2014, I ran on a record of getting things done. Since my election, I worked hard to fulfill my promises -- I am particularly proud with helping Ontario Airport return to local control." - Curt Hagman

County Assessor/Recorder: Bob Dutton

Statement Pending... 

County Auditor-Controller/Treasurer/Tax Collector: Ensen Mason

Ensen Mason is a CPA and financial advisor with 30 years of experience.  He is running to ensure taxpayer resources are properly utilized and reported.  He has an MBA in finance from the University of Redlands.

County District Attorney: Mike Ramos

"As District Attorney, I have made victims’ rights and public safety a priority in this county. I am proud to be supported by law enforcement, firefighters, victims' rights groups, and Sheriff John McMahon." - Mike Ramos

County Sheriff/Coroner: John McMahon

Statement Pending.. 

City of Loma Linda, City Council: Phillip Dupper

"I am running for re-election to the Loma Linda City Council.  I am a San Bernardino County Sheriff's Lieutenant and a Republican because I strongly believe in public safety and financial responsibility in government." - Phil Dupper

City of San Bernardino, Mayor: R. Carey Davis

"Since being elected Mayor in 2014, I’ve lead San Bernardino out of bankruptcy, converted our budget deficit into a surplus, attracted businesses, and reduced crime by 14%. I’ll continue to restore San Bernardino to prosperity."- R. Carey Davis

City of San Bernardino, City Council Ward 4: Frederic E. Shorett

"Like my Mother and father, I am a lifelong Republican and have always supported conservative values. I will continue to do so. I believe in small government, less taxation and regulations, and balanced budgets." - Fred Shorett