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San Luis Obispo CountyCandidate for Assessor

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Tom J. Bordonaro, Jr.

San Luis Obispo County Assessor
48,310 votes (60.93%)Winning
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My Top 3 Priorities

  • My pledge to you is simple: If there is a gray area in the law, I will side with you, the taxpayer and I will fight to Protect Prop 13.
  • I will continue to apply my background in economics, business, farming, real estate, and appraisal to be your advocate.
  • I will maintain an open and transparent office that is taxpayer friendly.



Profession:San Luis Obispo County Assessor
Farmer/Rancher, Self (1979–current)
Assessor, San Luis Obispo — Elected position (2003–current)
Construction Manager, Bordonaro & Sons Construction (1988–2002)
Real Estate Broker, Self (1990–2002)
Commissioner, California Board of Prison Terms — Elected position (2000–2002)
Commissioner, California Board of Prison Terms — Appointed position (1998–1999)
Assembly Member, California State Assembly — Elected position (1994–1998)


University of California, Davis Master of Science, Agricutural Economics (1986)
Cal Poly San Luis Obispo Bachelor of Science, Agricultural Mangement (1983)

Community Activities

Community Leader, Creston 4-H (2005–current)
Member, California Farm Bureau (1984–current)
Member, International Association of Assessing Officers (2003–current)
Member & Past President, California Assessors Association (2003–current)

Who supports this candidate?

Elected Officials (2)

  • Assemblyman Jordan Cunningham
  • Supervisor John Peschong

Individuals (1)

  • Senator Sam Blakeslee (ret)

Candidate Contact Info

P.O. Box 536
Creston, CA 93432

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