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June 7, 2016 — Elecciones Primarias de California
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Partido Republicano del Condado de Orange — Partido RepublicanaCandidato para Comite Central del Condado, Distrito 55

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Karla Downing

6,248 votos (6.1%)
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Profesión:Business Owner; educator
Owner/Office Manager, West Coast Pipelien (1992–current)
Speaker, Teacher, Writer, Founder of Website, Speak and write for Various organizations, Offer materials through my website on relationships (2000–current)
Republican Party Central Committee Member Assembly District 55, Orange County Republican Party Central Committee — Cargo elegido (2012–2016)


California State University, Fullerton and Hope International University Bachelor of Arts & Master of Arts, Communicative Disorders; Master of Arts Marriage & Family Therapy, Licensed Speech Language Pathologist and Licensed Marriage & Family Therapist (2006)

Actividades comunitarias

Speaker Chair , Pat Nixon Republican Women (2016–current)
Speaker Chair/VP Programs, Pat Nixon Republican Women Federated (2008–2009)
Speaker Chair/VP Programs, Orange County Federation of Republican Women (2007–2008)
Speaker Chair/VP Prgrams, Pat Nixon Republican Women Federated (2002–2005)


     Karla has been interested and involved in politics for over 30 years. She attended one of the first pro-family conferences in 1980.  Karla has served on the boards of several conservative pro-family organizations, including Arizona Eagle Forum and Arizona Concerned Women for America. She was Vice President of Programs for the Pat Nixon Republican Women Federated from 2002 through 2005 and 2008 to 2009 and the Patriotism Chair from 2006 to 2007. She was the VP Programs for the Orange County Federation of Republican Women. She is currently serving as the Vice President of Programs for Pat Nixon Republican Women Federated. She was elected to the Republican Party Central Committee in 2021. Karla has also been active in local, state and federal elections for various issues and candidates. 

     Karla received the July 2004 Worker of the Month award from the Orange County Federated Republican Women. She also received an Eagle Award from Phyllis Schlafly’s Eagle Forum in 1986.   

     Karla believes passionately in conservative principles. She found herself consistently frustrated with the misconceptions people had about the differences between the Democratic and Republican Parties, resulting in her speaking to as many groups as possible on the topic of “Conservatism versus Liberalism: Does Philosophy Really Matter?”

      Karla holds two masters degrees and is a licensed marriage and family therapist and a licensed speech language pathologist. She worked for twenty years as a speech therapist in schools, hospitals, home health care and hospitals. She got her master's degree in Marriage and Family Therapy in 2006 and then her license. She is the author of four books and hundreds of articles, a speaker for various churches and groups, and the office manager for her family owned construction business. She is the founder of She has three adult daughters, two grandchildren and has been married for 36 years.



¿Quién apoya a este candidato?

Organizaciónes (1)

  • North Orange County Conservative Coalition

Creencias poliza

Filosofía política

Karla is a Conservative who believes in limited Constitutional government with low taxes and only necessary regulation. She is pro-life and defends parental rights including the right of parents to make educational and religious decisions for their children. She believes in local educational control and opposes Common Core. She believes that the federal government is dangerously out of control with too many regulations by unelected bureaucrats who have too much regulatory power. She believes the EPA is out of control and imposing a radical left wing agenda with the goal of limiting access to natural resources and redistributing wealth. She believes in personal property rights including the right of individuals to keep their earnings and use them as they wish. She believes in a strong national defense that puts the safety and priorities of Americans before global interests. She believes in fiscal responsibility and that something must be done to deal with our national and state debts including the problem with unfunded liabilities in the form of pensions for public employees. She believes that individuals are responsible for their actions and that we should have strong anti-crime laws. She believes that illegal immigration needs to be dealt with by closing the border and then dealing with the individuals that are here. She believes employers should have to use e-verify and that illegal immigrants should not be given citizenship. She believes welfare should help people who are truly needy and be used to help people out of poverty rather than creating dependency. She believes strongly that a free market economy creates the greatest standard of living and wealth in the history of the world and that it must be defended and the constraints removed to invigorate our economy and pull people out of povery. 

Karla speaks on the differences between Conservatism and Liberalism and opposes everything that Liberalism stands for.

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