Shame on you, Bruce Porter, for spreading lies about your opponent for 3rd District Supervisor. Do you really believe this type of behavior demonstrates leadership? I don’t.

Truth is, it is Joan Hartmann, not you, who has a proven record of actual achievements and experience in water-related and conservation issues along the California coast. It is Joan Hartmann who is committed to safeguarding our local businesses while attracting new, technologically green ones that offer higher wages that recirculate within our communities and provide a better quality of life for everyone. It is Joan Hartmann who knows the 3rd District as well as Santa Barbara County needs to position itself toward regenerative, not extractive, energy and water technologies. It is Joan Hartmann who understands that we must work towards higher functioning, sustainable communities that operate within existing resources, not unbridled growth that consumes today what resources are needed tomorrow and for generations to come.

As the 3rd District planning commissioner, Joan Hartmann carefully balanced all of these priorities and more to ensure that Santa Barbara County remains the desirable and beautiful jewel in California’s crown. Face it, Bruce Porter, you are out-skilled, out-educated, and out-classed.


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