Republican Party of Orange County Endorses Dr. Ken Williams for Re-Election to OC Board of Education
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Orange County, CA (February 22, 2016) – Last night, the Republican Party of Orange County voted to endorse Dr. Ken Williams for for re-election to the Orange County Board of Education Trustee Area 3 seat in the June 7th primary.
"I am grateful to the Republican Party of Orange County for recognizing that I am the candidate of limited government, personal responsibility, and traditional family values," Williams said. "I thank the party for its endorsement of my record fighting tax hikes, cutting waste, and battling unfunded mandates."
As a member of the Orange County Board of Education, Williams has served his constituents as their consistent conservative voice on the board, promoting traditional family values, public safety, and drug-free and safe schools, high academic standards, educational accountability, parental rights, and a "back to basics" approach to education.
Dr. Williams is a known advocate for local control of education and is being opposed by the CTA and unions who want to defat his commitment to increasing parental choice and charter schools. His public opposition for the weakening of academic standards through Common Core is well-recognized and respected by parents and families in public schools.
During his first campaign for office, Williams defeated a twenty-year incumbent by running on a "back-to-basics education" theme that resonated with the voters of Trustee Area 3. A home-grown community leader, he is a native of Orange County who graduated from the county's public schools. He is a family physician in private medical practice since 1986, and is on the medical staff at St. Joseph Hospital, Hoag Hospital, and family practice department chairman at Children's Hospital of Orange County.
Trustee Area 3 consists of the cities of Brea, Irvine, Orange, Villa Park, and Yorba Linda; the communities of Anaheim Hills, El Modena, North Tustin, and Orange Park Acres; and portions of Lake Forest, Tustin, and Orange County's canyon communities.