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(Click here) GUIDE TO FILL OUT YOUR SAMPLE BALLOTS RECEIVED IN THE MAIL FOR NOVEMBER 6, 2018

Time to fill out your SAMPLE BALLOTS FOR THE NOVEMBER 6, 2018 ELECTION. (Open registration ends October 22nd.  To register, make changes, request a Vote-By-Mail ballot, visit:  https://www.sos.ca.gov/elections/cavoter/

2018 ENDORSEMENTS:

For Santa Maria Valley ballots, the Santa Barbara County Democratic Party has endorsed the following people for the November 6th general election. (To find out more about our endorsement process, https://sbdems.org/endorsements/)

LOCAL SANTA MARIA VALLEY:

Santa Maria City Council-District 3: Gloria Soto

Santa Maria City Council-District 4: Rafael Gutierrez

Santa Maria Bonita School District: Abraham Melendrez

Santa Maria Joint Union School District: Diana Perez

Measure G: YES | Establishes eleven member Independent citizens redistricting commission.

Measure H: NO | Designed by special interests FOR special interests. Major funding from California petroleum industry.

Measure U: No position.

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STATE ENDORSEMENTS:

The California Democratic Party has endorsed the following statewide candidates for the November 6, 2018 election:

CA-24th District United States Congress: Salud Carbajal

35th District California State Assembly: William Ostrander

 37th District California State Assembly: Monique Limón

Governor: Gavin Newsom

US Senator: Kevin DeLeon

California Attorney General: Xavier Becerra

California State Controller: Betty Yee

California Secretary of State: Alex Padilla

California State Treasurer: Fiona Ma

California Superintendent of Public Instruction: Tony Thurmond

California Insurance Commissioner: Ricardo Lara

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PROPOSITIONS:

Proposition 1: YES | Creates affordable housing for vets, working families, disabled, seniors, homeless-without raising taxes

Proposition 2: YES | Delivers housing with mental health services to alleviate chronic homelessness-without raising taxes

Proposition 3: No Position

Proposition 4: YES | Provides specialized care for 2 million seriously ill or injured kids a year, regardless of family income

Proposition 5: NO | Takes up to $2 billion per year from schools and local services to give a tax break to wealthy property owners

Proposition 6: NO | Stop the attack on bridge and road safety!

Proposition 7: YES | Saves lives and money by stopping dangerous time changes

Proposition 8: YES | Requires dialysis clinics to improve patient care, update equipment and provide safe and clean facilities

Proposition 9: Removed by Court Order

Proposition 10: YES | Empowers local communities to limit skyrocketing rents

Proposition 11: NO | Undermines basic workplace protections for hard-working and dedicated emergency responders

Proposition 12: YES | Prevents cruelty to millions of farmed animals by prohibiting unhealthy, cruel and extreme confinement.

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