Orange County LGBTQ+ Voting Guide 

Our rights and values are on the line this election. 

Vote for the candidates who will stand with us!

The Lavender Democrats OC are excited to announce our first ever Orange County LGBTQ+ Voting Guide!

We have compiled this list to acknowledge those Democratic candidates for offices across Orange County who have signed our Pledge for LGBTQ+ Equality

While all of these candidates are proud to stand as allies of the LGBTQ+ community, those who self-identify as LGBTQ+ are further denoted with a 🌈.

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FOR Us Congress WE SUPPORT

Harley Rouda

District 48

 

FOR STATE senate WE SUPPORT

Josh Newman

District 29

 
 

FOR STATE ASSEMBLY WE SUPPORT

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Scott Rhinehart 🌈

District 73

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Melissa Fox

District 68

 

FOR County board of supervisors WE SUPPORT

Sergio Contreras

District 1

FOR Mayoral, city council & municiple races we support 

 

Richard Hurt

Aliso Viejo City Council

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Susan Sonne

Buena Park City Council District 3

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John Stephens

Costa Mesa City Council District 1

Loren Gameros

Costa Mesa City Council District 2

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Katrina Foley

Costa Mesa Mayor

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Fred Jung

Fullerton City Council District 1

Aaruni Thakur

Fullerton City Council District 4

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Bob Tucker🌈

Garden Grove City Council District 5

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Larry Agran

Irvine City Council

Julie Diep

Garden Grove City Council District 2

Farrah N Khan

Irvine Mayor

Lauren Johnson-Norris

Irvine City Council

Tammy Kim

Irvine City Council

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Peter Cruz 🌈

La Habra City Council

April Kamilah B. Bautista

La Palma City Council

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George Weiss

Laguna Beach City Council

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Ann Marie McKay

Laguna Beach City Clerk

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Pauline Hale 🌈

Mission Viejo City Council

Martin Varona

Orange City Council District 2

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Danett Abbott-Wicker

Orange City Council District 3

Devon Gray

Placentia City Council District 1

John Christopoulos

Rancho Santa Margarita City Council

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Beth Schwartz

Rancho Santa Margarita City Council

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Chris Duncan

San Clemente City Council

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Vicente Sarmiento

Santa Ana Mayor

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Thai Viet Phan

Santa Ana City Council Ward 1

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Rebecca “Beckie” Gomez

Tustin City Council

Carlos Manzo

Westminster City Council District 2

 

FOR School boards WE SUPPORT

Elizabeth Gonzalez

Centralia Elementary School District Trustee Area 3

Lorraine Prinsky

Coast Community College District

Area 3

Joanne Fawley

Fullerton Joint Union High School District Trustee Area 2

Walter Muñeton

Garden Grove Unified School District Trustee Area 3

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Patrick Cahill

Garden Grove Unified School District Area 5

Christine Hernandez

Huntington Beach Union High School District Trustee

Ed Lopez

North Orange County Community College District Area 2

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Miguel Alvarez 🌈

North Orange County Community College District Area 4

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Keri Kropke

North Orange County Community College District Area 7

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Tiger Kennedy Cosmos

Orange Unified School District Trustee Area 2

LaShe Rodriguez

Placentia-Yorba Linda Unified School District Trustee Area 2

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David Crockett

Rancho Santiago Community College District Trustee Area 5

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Jonathan H Stone

Tustin Unified School District Area 4 Board of Governors

FOR water boards WE SUPPORT

Jose Vergara

El Toro Water District

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Karen McLaughlin

Irvine Ranch Water District Board of Directors District 4

 

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