Ray Nutting - Candidate Profile
Rancher, County Supervisor
Biographical InformationAge: 52Birthplace (city): BurlingameResidence (city): SomersetCampaign address: 8161 Happy Valley Road
Somerset, CA 95684Campaign telephone: (530) 644-1728Campaign email: firstname.lastname@example.orgWeb site: www.raynutting.comEducation: A.A., administration of justice; B.A., history/criminal justice; California teaching credential, 1989.Experience: Thousands of hours working county issues and hundreds of assignments working on many issues; 11 years service, El Dorado County Board of Supervisors; 35 years experience managing family ranch and timber business; 5 years experience teacher.
Why are you running for this office?Ray Nutting: I promised to streamline and modernize our county’s operations, solve our fiscal problems, stop tax increases, lower fees, and shrink Government. I’m proud to have kept those promises, saving taxpayers millions of dollars and making bureaucrats live within our means. I led local efforts to stop the fire SRA Fees, take the politics out of CCW licensing, stop frivolous lawsuit abuse, and bring thousands of gold seeking tourists to our county. Endorsements: National Tax Limitation Committee; California Taxpayer Protection Committee; People’s Advocate; Region Builders; Gun Owners of California. Crisis tested: Led our county back from an $8 million deficit to a $21 million surplus during the 1990s recession. Proven fiscal conservative: Balanced each annual budget, reduced county spending, eliminated 300 full time positions. Improving Our Quality Of Life: Leading efforts to attract new employers, encourage local families to start businesses by reducing fees and regulations.