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Endorsed Candidates: November 6, 2018

Governor: John Cox


John Cox is a conservative Republican businessman who is endorsed by former Speaker Newt Gingrich, CA Pro-Life Council, and Rep. Mimi Walters. He believes in securing our borders, a border wall, and enforcing federal immigration laws.

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Attorney General: Judge Steven Bailey (Ret.)


Judge Steven Bailey (Ret.) was an elected Superior Court Judge in El Dorado County for 8 ½ years, where he had assignments in criminal, civil, probate, and juvenile cases, until he retired in 2017. 

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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).

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Controller: 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!

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Treasurer: Greg Conlon


· Businessman, CPA and Veteran

· Former Pres. of CA Public Utilities Commission

· Former Comm. of CA Transportation Commission

· 30 years Financial and Accounting Experience

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U.S. Representatives

District 8: Col. Paul Cook (Ret.)


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. 

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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."

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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. 

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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."

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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."

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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. 

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District 1: Ted Gaines


Ted Gaines is the taxpayer advocate we need to lead the fight to stop higher taxes, reduce burdensome regulations and create jobs.

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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. I'd be honored to have your vote. 

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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. 

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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. I’d appreciate your endorsement!

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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. 

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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.

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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.

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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.   

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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."

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