SacCountyGOP Endorsed Republican Candidates

President Donald Trump

President Donald Trump

President of the USA

Never has the Republican Party been more united behind a candidate for President in the Primary. Donald Trump has devoted his life to building business, jobs and achieving the American Dream – now, that is what he is doing for our country. President Trump is working hard to implement his ‘America First’ platform, continuing his promise to the American people to lower taxes, repeal and replace Obamacare, end stifling regulations, protect our borders, keep jobs in our country, take care of our veterans, strengthen our military and law enforcement, and renegotiate bad trade deals, creating a government of, by and for the people.  Read more on his campaign website.

Tamika Hamilton

Tamika Hamilton

Congress District 3

Tamika’s grandfather, a Purple Heart recipient for his heroic service in the Vietnam War, encouraged Tamika to serve her country in the military. Over 14 years of active duty in the Air Force, Tamika has been stationed at five different bases and two deployments in the Middle East as part of Operation Enduring Freedom, the United States Global War on Terror.  It was Tamika’s experience with her homeless ministry, particularly her work with homeless veterans, that caused her to take a stand for her community and run for Congress. Learn more on her website.

Christine Bish

Christine Bish

Congress District 6

As a local Realtor with close ties to the community, Chris understands the needs and desires of the 6th Congressional District. She works daily to help people find clean affordable housing while navigating the Federal, State and Local laws and regulations. Her in-depth knowledge of the mortgage industry as well as State and Federal loan programs will help her serve the people of her district where taxes too high, 2nd Amendment rights are at risk, and clean water too often inaccessible.   Learn more on her website.

Robert "Buzz" Patterson

Robert "Buzz" Patterson

Congress District 7

Sacramento resident Lieutenant Colonel Robert “Buzz” Patterson, United States Air Force (Retired), is a military combat pilot, distinguished White House military aide, bestselling author, and popular conservative public speaker. Patterson served 20 years as a pilot on active duty in the United States Air Force and saw tours of duty world-wide. Working as the keeper of President Clinton’s Emergency Satchel, known as the Nuclear Football, Patterson witnessed the Clinton’s from the inside, which resulted in Patterson feeling compelled to write “Dereliction of Duty” and other books detailing his experience in Washington. Now he’s ready to return as your Congressman from the 7th District. Learn more on his website.

Antonio Amador CD 9

Antonio Amador CD 9

Congress District 9

Antonio “Tony” Amador is a retired US Marshal and former patrol officer for LAPD. He served in Washington, D.C. as Vice-Chairman of the U.S. Merit Systems Protection Board under President Bush, and was appointed by Gov. Pete Wilson to the CA Public Employment Relations Board. He is an active member of several local service organizations.  Learn more on his website.

State Senator Brian Dahle

State Senator Brian Dahle

Senate District 1

State Senator Brian Dahle is running for re-election from his Northern California district. He previously served in the State Assembly and as a member of the Lassen County Board of Supervisors. He has taken a leadership role to prevent more deadly wildfires, to control taxes, and to keep north state hospitals open.  Read more on his campaign website.

Carlos Santamaria

Carlos Santamaria

Senate District 3

Carlos Santamaria is a businessman who serves as Vice Chair of the Napa Republican Party. He is the only Republican Write-In Candidate to take on Senator Dodd and has been endorsed by Yolo, Contra Costa, Solano, and Napa County Republican Parties.

Voters in Isleton have the opportunity to write in Carlos Santamaria. Learn more on his Facebook page.

Jim Ridenour

Jim Ridenour

Senate District 5

Ridenour first ran for Mayor of Modesto in 2003 where he slashed city spending, took a pay cut and helped stave off bankruptcy. While serving as Modesto’s Mayor, Jim served on the State Board of Directors of the League of California Cities from 2009 to 2012 including a term as its President, as a member of the California Emergency Services Council and President of the California Ambulance Association for 5 terms.

Phone: (209) 923-7433

jimridenourforsenate.com

Assemblyman Kevin Kiley

Assemblyman Kevin Kiley

Assembly District 6

Kevin Kiley currently represents the 6th Assembly District and is running for re-election. He has won statewide acclaim for his legislation to expand parental choice for underserved students, ensure transparency in government, and end the practice of government double taxation. He is currently leading the legislative effort to overturn AB 5 that decimated the gig economy taking away workers’ economic freedom.  Learn more on his website.

Cathy Cook

Cathy Cook

Assembly District 8

Daughter of Ted Cook, a retired state architect, and Gladys Cook, nee Galindo, a Salvadoran born Spanish court interpreter; Cathy is a lifelong resident of the Arden Arcade/ Carmichael community. Inspired by women who were breaking barriers, she joined the Air Force and became one of the first women pilots to fly supportive combat missions in the Gulf War. Cathy continued her flying career as Captain and international commercial airline pilot for Delta Airlines flying Boeing 757’s.   Learn more on her website.

Eric Rigard

Eric Rigard

Assembly District 9

An active member of Calvary Christian Center and the Center for Urban Renewal and Education (CURE) Clergy Forum, Eric has a deeply held interest in good government and policies that serve the community, including the right to life, strengthening the economy to provide opportunity, solutions for homelessness, and regaining parental rights. He decided to run for office when he researched his Assemblyman’s voting record and found he abstained on too many key issues. Read more on his campaign website.

Supervisor Sue Frost

Supervisor Sue Frost

Re-Elected as Supervisor District 4

Prior to being elected to the Board of Supervisors in 2016, Supervisor Frost served as Mayor and City Councilwoman in Citrus Heights. She has also been a business owner and certified Emergency Nurse. Sue has been a leading voice for fiscal responsibility, public safety, and refocusing transportation spending on fixing existing roads. She has also researched and implemented pilot programs using best practices in other states that have helped reduce homelessness.   Learn more on her website.

Brian Pastor

Brian Pastor

Elk Grove Mayor

Brian Pastor is a fifteen year resident of Elk Grove and has lived in the Sacramento area for over thirty years.  He graduated from Christian Brothers High School and earned his medical degree from Fatima College of Medicine in the Philippines. He volunteered for over fifty medical missions in the Philippines where he provided medicine and treatment to underserved multi-generational families and people with disabilities. Over the years,  Brian observed that Elk Grove constantly lacks solutions to help struggling households and the ability to create a healthy ecosystem for businesses and residents. He decided to use his education, experience, and family values for the betterment of Elk Grove and run for mayor.  Learn more on his website.

Bret Daniels

Bret Daniels

Citrus Heights City Council

Bret Daniels is running for re-election to the Citrus Heights City Council.

He has lived most of his life in Citrus Heights where he graduated from high school and raised his children. 

“My law enforcement background allows me to be intimately aware of what it takes to keep you and your family safe. That is my #1 priority.

My promise to you is to make Citrus Heights a safe place to live, work, and play and have you know that choosing Citrus Heights is the best decision you ever made to raise your family or run a business.”

Learn more on his website.

Tim Schaefer

Tim Schaefer

Citrus Heights City Council

Tim Schaefer has been part of the Citrus Heights community for many years. He has served as Park Oaks Neighborhood (Area 5) President and is currently serving as Chairperson of the Citrus Heights Planning Commission where he works to make Citrus Heights a better place to live and work. Tim is a Veteran of the US ARMY Military Police Corps, where he had responsibilities in the US Nuclear Arsenal and well as Uniform Code of Military Justice enforcement duties. He believes Citrus Heights needs to stay competitive in the region, keeping taxes low, providing a high level of service and a dedication to helping the small business community thrive. 

Learn more on his website.

Justin Raithel

Justin Raithel

Folsom City Council

As the current Chair of Folsom’s Planning Commission, Justin has worked to improve proposed new and infill developments. He has fought for safe pedestrian routes to schools, increased connections to open space and encouraged active living through good design practices. Justin has advocated for local businesses and fought to reduce red tape and unintended consequences of bureaucracy. Justin also has served on Folsom’s Historic District Commission focusing on the preservation of our unique and special historic district and the Library Commission focusing on expanding access and programs for all. Justin is a licensed professional engineer, managing operations for a medical group. When he’s not working, Justin enjoys running on Folsom’s many trails, sailing on Folsom Lake and patronizing Folsom’s many small businesses.

Learn more on his website.

Rosario Rodriguez

Rosario Rodriguez

Folsom City Council

Rosario Rodriguez is a community-focused business leader with a heart for the City of Folsom. Along with her husband, Rosario opened Sutter Street Taqueria in 2016. The business has flourished and is a popular gathering spot in Folsom’s Historic District. Engaged with all facets of the community, Rosario was named Woman of the Year by the California State Assemblyman Kevin Kiley. She is a graduate of the Folsom Chamber of Commerce’s Leadership program that gave her insight into the business and municipal operations in the city. She is a member of the California Preservation Foundation, vice chair of the Historic District Commission and serves on the Folsom Economic Development board. She is an ambassador for and served on the Folsom Chamber of Commerce board of directors. She is on the board of directors of Folsom’s Twin Lakes Food Bank and is a member of the Rotary Club of Folsom. 

Learn more on her website.

Keith Jones

Keith Jones

Galt City Council

Keith Jones has been a resident of Galt for the past 19 years. He wants to preserve the City’s sense of community, especially in these new and challenging times. Serving on the Galt City Planning Commission, he was recently appointed Chairman by his fellow planning commissioners. Keith is a graduate of CSU Chico University with a degree in Construction Management. Throughout his career he has worked collaboratively with co-workers, staff, business associates, and others to complete tough tasks, maintain schedules and do so within budget. He spends his volunteer time coaching youth sports. Keith Jones will continue the tradition of transparency in government with a focus on how our tax dollars are spent. 

Learn more on his website.

Kevin Papineau

Kevin Papineau

Galt City Council

Kevin Papineau has 27 years of dedicated service as a sworn peace officer with the Sacramento County Sheriff’s Department, Elk Grove Police Department and, currently, the Sacramento County District Attorney’s Office.  He is committed to the safety of the City of Galt as his top priority and is proud to be endorsed by Galt Police and CSD Firefighters. Kevin believes public safety is a top priority to ensure our quality of life.  He is committed to ensuring Galt Police Officers have the funding for training and equipment they need to protect the community. Kevin served on the Galt Elementary School District Board through the depths of the recession and worked with management, employee groups and the community to preserve services and maintain a budget reserve. He believes that growth must be shaped to encourage economic development.  Diverse residential development for all income levels and preservation of appropriate commercial space is needed to develop businesses in Galt. 

Learn more on his website.

David Sander

David Sander

Rancho Cordova City Council

Elected as one of the founding Rancho Cordova City Council Members in 2002, David Sander uses his experience as a scientist and as a former Capitol Hill staffer along with his passion for collaboration to provide leadership to the City of Rancho Cordova, and to the Sacramento Region. He currently serves as Founder/President of the Rancho Cordova Athletic Association, on the Board of the Sacramento Children’s Museum, and the Board of the Cordova Community Council along with several national boards. On the City Council, Sander has championed a wide variety of issues, including a citywide focus on his Growing Strong Neighborhoods initiative, to improve older neglected neighborhoods by investing in the older neighborhoods, creating more economic balance, partnering with local schools, championing our diversity, and making many community improvements. 

Learn more on his website.

Nancy Anderson

Nancy Anderson

Center Joint Unified School District

Nancy Sherrets Anderson has served on the Center Joint Unified School District Board for 20 years. During that time, she was appointed board president, board secretary, and board clerk. She sat on the District Finance, Audit, Budget, and School Safety Committees, and was involved in every aspect of the school system. She believes that all children deserve the best education we can provide, regardless of whether they are college bound, vocational, or special education students. All must be prepared for their future with the tools to become productive citizens.

Learn more on her Facebook page.

Delrae Pope

Delrae Pope

Center Joint Unified School District

Delrae Pope has served on the Center Joint Unified School District for eight years, and is a current Board Member of the Center Endowment that brings additional revenue to the district. She has also served as Chair of the Antelope Community Planning Advisory Council. As an involved member of the Antelope Community and a parent of three who have attended local schools, she has worked to restore smaller class sizes and will continue to improve college preparation for graduating seniors and vocational training for all students.

Learn more on her website.

Micah Grant

Micah Grant

Natomas Unified School District

Micah Grant was elected to the Natomas Unified School District in 2016, and he has worked to bring fresh and innovative ideas to the district and its schools. He has advocated for International Baccalaureate (IB) programs, more vocational training opportunities, technology funding, and increased district transparency and responsiveness. He has also helped expand career counseling options for student athletes. Safeguarding parental rights, Micah led a thorough review of district suspension and expulsion practices to ensure black students are not disproportionately punished, nor needlessly removed from the classroom. The district must now immediately notify parents in the event of an involuntary transfer. Micah also put in motion a board meeting of the district’s special education procedures to ensure the district honors and properly implements Individualized Education Plans (IEPs).

Learn more on his website.

Heidi Hall

Heidi Hall

Roseville Joint Union High School District

Heidi Hall is a 20-year resident of Roseville and a mom of three sons who believes in the value of public education. She wants to work with parents and the community to ensure Roseville students receive a first-class education. She also believes that students are missing out on their freshman year, sports, homecoming and other important life events, and she wants to get our kids back to school. She will work to prepare students for the workforce of the ever-changing global economy with the tools to be ready for college. She will ensure that taxpayer dollars are spent directly in the classroom and will provide for special needs students.

Learn more on her website.

Saul Hernandez

Saul Hernandez

San Juan Unified School District

As a San Juan School Board Trustee for the past eight years, Saul Hernandez has focused on providing quality education for students while maintaining the district’s fiscal responsibilities. He has helped tighten budgets and cut waste and has always been a proponent of getting creative when necessary. In 2016, Saul was the co-chair for Measure P ($750 Million School Bond). These funds are now being used to build new schools, repair existing ones and maintain other much-needed district facilities. Saul has served on the Citizens Bond Oversight, the Facilities, Transportation and Finance and the 3280 committees. He has owned and operated a small business in the Carmichael and Fair Oaks area since 1991.

Learn more on his website.

Riah Skrinnik

Riah Skrinnik

San Juan Unified School District

Riah Skrinnik helped hundreds of people to achieve their life goals. She is running for San Juan School District Board of Education to help many more to turn anxiety, failures, and frustration into confidence, empowerment, and fulfillment. Her goal is to build a safe and healthy environment with strategic improvements and a more impactful engagement for our students, parents, teachers, and administration to gain a sense of accomplishment. Riah volunteered at Rio Americano High School, in the San Juan School District, where she provided career counseling, helping students understand their purpose and value systems. She also served as a local Chapter Chair of the National Career Development Association that represents the interests of counselors in the national legislative process. 

Learn more on her website.

Max Semenenko

Max Semenenko

North Highlands Rec & Park District

Max Semenenko is a local businessman who wants to serve his community on the North Highlands Recreation and Parks District Board. He is the proud parent of four North Highland youth, giving him a vested interest in the development of the North Highlands Recreation and Parks Community.

Learn more on his Facebook page

Michael McRae

Michael McRae

San Juan Water Board

Mike McRae has served on the Fair Oaks Water Board since 2012, and was Board President in 2014 & 2019. Mike and his colleagues have taken the Fair Oaks Water District to zero-debt and some of the lowest water rates in the region. He was a vocal opponent to the first Sac Suburban merger attempt back in 2015, and is ready to defend local interests again. Mike is an Electrical Engineer for a local utility and understands how a services district should be run. He has raised his family and lived in Fair Oaks for over 24 years. 

Learn more on his website