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Bill Brown

Candidate NameBill Brown (*incumbent)Position SoughtSanta Barbara County Sheriff-CoronerWebsite / Social Mediawww.BillBrownforSheriff.comFacebook: BillBrownSantaBarbaraTwitter: @SBSheriffBrownWhy are you running for office?These are some of the most difficult and uncertain times faced by law enforcement in our nation's history. They call for a seasoned chief executive to lead the more than 800 men and women in the Santa Barbara County Sheriff’s Office. Serving… Continue Reading

Bruce Wallach

Candidate NameBruce WallachPosition SoughtCalifornia Assembly, 37th DistrictWebsite / Social Mediawww.brucewallach.comWhy are you running for office?I hope to help Santa Barbara and San Luis Obispo counties out of the coronavirus disaster and help the homeless and unemployed get out of their predicament. I want to help children, high school and college students overcome learning loss. I want to… Continue Reading

Susan Salcido

Candidate NameSusan Salcido (*incumbent)Position SoughtSanta Barbara County Superintendent of SchoolsWebsite / Social Mediawww.SusanSalcido.comWhy are you running for office?This is a pivotal moment in public education. Our schools need an experienced, knowledgeable leader who understands the intricacies of our countywide school system in our unique and diverse county. Coming through this pandemic together, we need compassion and focus.… Continue Reading

Geoff Auslen

Candidate NameGeoff AuslenPosition SoughtSan Luis Obispo County Supervisor, 2nd DistrictWebsite / Social Mediawww.auslenforsupervisor.orgWhy are you running for office?Inflation is at a 40-year high, and gas in SLO County is the most expensive in the nation. It’s nearly impossible for ordinary folks to afford to call San Luis Obispo County home. The status quo is unacceptable. As a… Continue Reading

Jimmy Paulding

Candidate NameJimmy PauldingPosition SoughtSan Luis Obispo County Supervisor, 4th DistrictWebsite / Social Mediawww.jimmypaulding.orgFacebook: jimmypauldingInstagram: @jimmypauldingWhy are you running for office?I am running for District 4 County Supervisor to tackle the critical issues that the incumbent has failed to properly address during her eight years in office. Here's what I will do: – Generate new sources of water to preserve… Continue Reading

Lynn Compton

Candidate NameLynn Compton (*incumbent)Position SoughtSan Luis Obispo County Supervisor, 4th DistrictWebsite / Social Mediawww.LynnCompton.comFacebook: Lynn ComptonWhy are you running for office?For the last 7 years, I’ve had the honor of helping my community work toward solutions that make life better for those living in our County and particularly in the Fourth District. I’ve worked for the last 7… Continue Reading

Juan Camarena

Candidate NameJuan CamarenaPosition SoughtSanta Barbara County Sheriff-CoronerWebsite / Social Mediawww.juancamarenaforsheriff.comFacebook: camarenaforsheriffInstagram: @camarenaforsheriffWhy are you running for office?I will rebuild trust between the community and law enforcement; reduce crime; improve our technology; this will keep us accountable and be more transparent; and make the Sheriff's Office proactive; efficient; and innovative.What makes you qualified for the job?I have been with the… Continue Reading

Jeff Frankenfield

Candidate NameJeff FrankenfieldPosition SoughtU.S. Congress, 24th DistrictWebsite / Social Mediawww.jefffrankenfield.comFacebook: Jeff FrankenfieldInstagram: @jeff_frankenfieldWhy are you running for office?I have always tried to serve my country and community in some capacity. There are so many people in this district in survival mode, and I want to do what I can to help them to have hope and to thrive. I… Continue Reading

Jimmy Panetta

Candidate NameJimmy Panetta (*incumbent)Position SoughtU.S. Congress, 19th DistrictWebsite / Social Mediawww.jimmypanetta.comFacebook: JimmyPanettaForCongressTwitter: @JimmyPanettaWhy are you running for office?I am running for reelection to the U.S. House of Representatives so that I can continue to serve the people of our home and fight for our Central Coast values. Although the shape of our congressional district changed, it does not change… Continue Reading

Bruce Jones

Candidate NameBruce JonesPosition SoughtSan Luis Obispo County Supervisor, 2nd DistrictWebsite / Social Mediawww.JonesForSupervisor.comFacebook: BruceJonesForSupervisorWhy are you running for office?Three generations of my family live in District 2, and I care deeply about this special place. I want to protect it for future generations.What makes you qualified for the job?Serving more than 3 years on the Templeton Area Advisory… Continue Reading

Dalila Epperson

Candidate NameDalila EppersonPosition SoughtU.S. Congress, 19th DistrictWebsite / Social Mediawww.DalilaForCongress.comFacebook: Dalila EppersonTwitter: @DalilaEppersonWhy are you running for office?These Progressive Policies have now created historically high gas prices and inflation that is only getting worse. On top of this, our Open Borders have killed 105K of our young people in the last year alone due to the thousands of pounds… Continue Reading

Jon Wizard

Candidate NameJon WizardPosition SoughtCalifornia Assembly, 30th DistrictWebsite / Social Mediawww.ElectWizard.comFacebook: ElectWizardInstagram: @electwizardWhy are you running for office?I'm running for Assembly because I respect the need to take a regional approach to solving our problems and the Central Coast desperately needs a champion fighting for them in Sacramento. No community, no matter how big it is, can solve all of… Continue Reading

Dawn Ortiz-Legg

Candidate NameDawn Ortiz-Legg (*appointed incumbent)Position SoughtSan Luis Obispo County Supervisor, 3rd DistrictWebsite / Social Mediawww.dawnortizlegg.orgFacebook: – SupDawnOrtizLegg (supervisor page)– DawnOrtizLegg (policy page)– dawn.o.legg (personal page)Instagram: @dawn.ortiz.leggWhy are you running for office?To address the challenges, and do it as a respectful, productive and responsive public servant that people deserve.What makes you qualified for the job?I have a wide portfolio of… Continue Reading

Laura Capps

Candidate NameLaura CappsPosition SoughtSanta Barbara County Supervisor, 2nd DistrictWebsite / Social Mediawww.cappsforsb.comFacebook: laura.b.cappsInstagram: @lauracappssbWhy are you running for office?I'm running to build on my decades of experience to tackle the urgent and interconnected issues of today: poverty, housing, homelessness, drought and climate change, mental health, economic development, transportation, healthcare and public safety, while creating innovative solutions for… Continue Reading

John Drake

Candidate NameJohn DrakePosition SoughtCalifornia Assembly, 30th DistrictWebsite / Social Mediawww.electdrake.comInstagram: @johnrobertdrakeTwitter: @johnrobertdrakeWhy are you running for office?The people need a candidate who will actually fight for the people and keep their promises.What makes you qualified for the job?As a young person, I see what the needs of our people are, and I can best represent the next generation… Continue Reading

Mike Stoker

Candidate NameMike StokerPosition SoughtCalifornia Assembly, 37th DistrictWebsite / Social Mediawww.MikeStokerForAssembly.comFacebook: MikeStokerForAssembly2022Why are you running for office?To move California in a new direction. A direction that supports law enforcement, parental rights, small business owners, the taxpayer and polices that will reduce the cost of gas at the pump and make water available for all Californians.What makes you qualified for… Continue Reading

Joseph E. Holland

Candidate NameJoseph E. Holland (*incumbent)Position SoughtSanta Barbara County Clerk-Recorder-AssessorWebsite / Social MediaN/AWhy are you running for office?I have been working in this office since 1984.  Since 2003 as the Department Director.  I enjoy providing improved public services. Over the years we have made tremendous improvements across each three divisions of the department, Clerk/Recorder, Assessor and County Elections.What… Continue Reading
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