The Democratic Party of Orange County recognizes certain issues as essential to an Orange County Government which is more representative of the citizens of this county. Nine ideals have been identified to serve as a platform. These ideals are to serve as a foundation for actions undertaken by our committee members, our candidates, and our elected officials. These ideals and subsequent actions are needed to counter the steady decline of our county under the current Republican leadership.
Fiscal Responsibility and judicious use of taxpayer's funds are essential to good government.
Properly managed growth is essential to the long term outlook for our quality of life.
Our environment is key to the quality of life of all citizens in Orange County.
The future of the county depends upon the economic health of all families.
Transparency in government and the rule of law are fundamental to a working democracy.
The democratic process requires controls on special interest groups and businesses to limit their influence in the county government.
A responsible community is obligated to care for one another particularly those who cannot care for themselves.
Protecting civil liberties and ensuring civil rights are primary concerns of a democracy.
A quality education is the right of every child in Orange County and is the foundation for the future of our county and country.