Ask A Voter Primary 2022 Edition: These OC Women Have It

On California’s June 7th Primary Day, “Ask A Voter” honors our biannual tradition of bringing voter stories to you listeners, on your way to the voting booth. Invited guests include: Giesela, “Gigi” Tanner (minute 1:53), mother of Ellis Reed, advocate of victims of violent crimes and one of many Moms Demand Action; Brianna, AKA @InMiniVanHell (minute 14:30), O C analyst extraordinaire on Twitter; and U C Irvine English Professor and founding director of Illuminations Julia Lupton (minute 36:21). Voting centers and Registrar of Voters ballot drop boxes will be open til 8 pm.

Music credits: Fanfare for the Common Man, conducted by Leonard Bernstein; Berklee College of Music We Will Rise Summit “Lift Every Voice and Sing – A Cappella: Mikis Theodorakis composer, Z film soundtrack; Henry Purcell, #21 “Dido and Aeneas,” Susan Graham, conducted Emerson Lake and Palmer, “Fanfare for the Common Man,” remix.

http://www.kuci.org/podcastfiles/984/TannerMiniVanLupton6-07-22.mp3

Meet CA Congressional Dist 47 Candidate Scott Baugh AND Gun Violence Intersection With Elections

Both guests meet the listeners at this moment, the week before CA finishes the June 7th primary. First, the last primary candidate to speak on this show is Scott Baugh: attorney, Orange County Republican leader, and former CA Assemblyman. He’ll talk about his challenge to incumbent Congresswoman Katie Porter in the new 47th Con. District that includes the cities of: Seal Beach, Huntington Beach, Newport Beach, Laguna Beach, Costa Mesa, and Irvine. In the second segment (minute 29:20), Bethany Webb, member of the California Victims for Alternatives to the Death Penalty, speaks at the intersection of gun violence and the electoral choices we all make. Her skin in this game – her sister was killed and her mother wounded in the 2011 Salon Meritage mass shooting in Seal Beach. Vote For Our Lives Rally & Vigil will be held at Seal Beach-Pier 20 on Saturday 6-4-22, 5:30 pm, gathering survivors and family members of gun violence, students, elected officials and candidates.

Music credits: Chimora, “African Americano,” Sounds of Africa- album; Christian Sands, “Fight for Freedom,” Facing Dragons – album; “Demand e Despejo,” Bartosz Weber remix.

http://www.kuci.org/podcastfiles/984/BaughWebb5-31-22.mp3