Ahead of the August 30th elections, some races on the ballot are considered to be non-partisan. Here’s a quick recap of all the Orange County candidates running in the August 2016 non-partisan elections along with their party affiliation and a link to their campaign websites and/or social media.
Be sure to check out the candidates (and their political party!) before voting:
Nuren Haider (DEMOCRAT)
Usha Jain (NPA)
Robert “Bobby O” Olszewski (REPUBLICAN)
Betsy VanderLey (REPUBLICAN)
Pam Gould (NPA)
Michele Wilmot (NPA)
School Board, District 5
Kathleen “Kat” Gordon (DEMOCRAT)
Mike Scott (DEMOCRAT)
Joseph Haynes Davis
BALLOT QUESTION No. 4
Solar Devices or Renewable Energy Source Devices; Exemption from Certain Taxation and Assessment
Proposing an amendment to the State Constitution to authorize the Legislature, by general law, to exempt from ad valorem taxation the assessed value of solar or renewable energy source devices subject to tangible personal property tax, and to authorize the Legislature, by general law, to prohibit consideration of such devices in assessing the value of real property for ad valorem taxation purposes. This amendment takes effect January 1, 2018, and expires on December 31, 2037.
Don’t forget to vote August 30th!