Leroy Ornellas

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Leroy Ornellas
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Candidate for
California State Senate District 5
PartyRepublican
Prior offices
San Joaquin County Supervisor
Present
Websites
Campaign website
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Leroy Ornellas was a 2012 Republican candidate for District 5 of the California State Senate. He currently serves as the San Joaquin County Supervisor.

Issues

Campaign themes

2012

Ornellas's campaign website listed the following issues:[1]

  • Repairing State Government
Excerpt: "Our State Legislature is not working. They spend too much and get too little. Taxes are unfair and too high. We need good paying jobs, but government policies punish those who create them."
  • Jobs and the Economy
Excerpt: "The state’s jobless rate is now among the nation’s highest. Our business climate is rated “the worst.” Good-paying manufacturing jobs are being replaced with minimum-wage service jobs."
  • Taxes and Government Spending
Excerpt: "California has one of the highest tax burdens in the nation and sadly we have little or nothing to show for it. Californians can no longer afford to bear the burden for an over-bloated and inefficient government. "
  • Public Safety
Excerpt: "As a County Supervisor I’ve worked tirelessly to keep families and business safe. In the State Senate I intend to do the same. I believe protecting the public is government’s top priority — and a job that I have always taken seriously."
  • Agriculture
Excerpt: "As a third generation dairy farmer in San Joaquin County and a ten-year County Supervisor, I have long been deeply involved in agricultural issues."

Elections

2012

See also: California State Senate elections, 2012

Ornellas ran in the 2012 election for California Senate District 5. He was eliminated in the blanket primary on June 5, 2012.[2][3]

California State Senate, District 5 Blanket Primary, 2012
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Democratic Green check mark transparent.pngCathleen Galgiani 40.7% 52,148
     Republican Green check mark transparent.pngBill Berryhill 35.8% 45,819
     Republican Leroy Ornellas 23.5% 30,109
Total Votes 128,076

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