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California Candidates and Measures – 2016

Statewide Constitutional Officers

  • Gavin Newsom – Governor (2018 election)

California State Senate

  • SD 1 – Rob Rowen
  • SD 3 – Mariko Yamada
  • SD 5 – Cathleen Galgiani*
  • SD 9 – Sandre Sawnson
  • SD 11 – Jane Kim
  • SD 15 – Jim Beall*
  • SD 17 – Bill Monning*
  • SD 19 – Hannah-Beth Jackson*
  • SD 21 – Johnathon Ervin
  • SD 25 – Anthony Portantino
  • SD 27 – Henry Stern
  • SD 29 – Josh Newman
  • SD 31 – Richard Roth*
  • SD 33 – Ricardo Lara*
  • SD 35 – Steve Bradford
  • SD 39 – Toni Atkins

California State Assembly

  • AD 2 – Jim Wood*
  • AD 6 – Brian Caples
  • AD 7 – Kevin McCarty*
  • AD 8 – Ken Cooley*
  • AD 9 – Jim Cooper*
  • AD 10 – Marc Levine*
  • AD 11– Jim Frazier*
  • AD 13 – Susan Eggman*
  • AD 14 – Mae Torlakson
  • AD 15 – Tony Thurmond*
  • AD 16 – Cheryl Cook-Kallio
  • AD 17 – David Chiu *
  • AD 18 – Rob Bonta*
  • AD 19 – Phil Ting*
  • AD 20 – Bill Quirk*
  • AD 21 – Adam Gray*
  • AD 22 – Kevin Mullin*
  • AD 24 – Vicki Veenker
  • AD 25 – Kansen Chu*
  • AD 27 – Ash Kalra
  • AD 28 – Evan Low*
  • AD 29 – Mark Stone*
  • AD 30 – Anna Caballero**
  • AD 30 – Karina Cervantes Alejo**
  • AD 31 – Joaquin Arambula
  • AD 32 – Rudy Salas*
  • AD 35 – Dawn Ortiz-Legg
  • AD 37 – Monique Limon
  • AD 38 – Christy Smith
  • AD 39 – Patty Lopez*
  • AD 40 – Abigail Medina
  • AD 41 – Chris Holden*
  • AD 43 – Laura Friedman
  • AD 44 – Jacqui Irwin*
  • AD 47 – Cheryl Brown*
  • AD 48 – Blanca Rubio
  • AD 49 – Ed Chau*
  • AD 50 – Richard Bloom*
  • AD 51 – Jimmy Gomez*
  • AD 52 – Freddie Rodriguez*
  • AD 53 – Miguel Santiago*
  • AD 54 – Sebastian Ridley-Thomas*
  • AB 56 – Eduardo Garcia*
  • AD 57 – Ian Calderon*
  • AD 58 – Cristina Garcia*
  • AD 59 – Reggie Jones-Sawyer*
  • AD 60 – Sabrina Cervantes
  • AD 61 – Jose Medina*
  • AD 62 – Autumn Burke *
  • AD 63 – Anthony Rendon*
  • AD 64 – Mike Gipson*
  • AD 65 – Sharon Quirk Silva
  • AD 66 – Al Muratsuchi
  • AD 70 – Patrick O’Donnell*
  • AD 78 – Todd Gloria
  • AD 79 – Shirley Weber*
  • AD 80 – Lorena Gonzalez*

California Statewide Measures

  • Yes on Proposition 61, California Drug Price Standards Initiative (2016).
  • Neutral on Prop 51 – School Bonds.
  • Neutral on Prop 52 – State fees on hospitals.
  • No on Prop 53 – Revenue bonds.
  • No on Prop 54 – Legislation and Proceedings.
  • Yes on Prop 55 – Tax Extension to Fund Education and Healthcare.
  • Yes on Prop 57 – Criminal Sentences.
  • Yes on Prop 58 – California Education for a Global Economy (EdGE).
  • Yes on Prop 59 – Corporations: Political Spending.
  • Yes on Prop 60 – Adult Films. Condoms.
  • Yes on Prop 61 – State Prescription Drug Purchases. Pricing Standards.
  • Yes on Prop 62 – Death Penalty Repeal.
  • Yes on Prop 63 – Firearms. Ammunition Sales.
  • Yes on Prop 64 – Recreational Marijuana.
  • No on Prop 65 – Carry-out Bags. Charges.
  • No on Prop 66 – Death penalty. Procedures.
  • Yes on Prop 67 – Ban on Single-Use Plastic Bags.

California Local Candidates

  • Nate Miley – Alameda County Board of Supervisors, District 4
  • Jose Moreno – Anaheim City Council, District 3
  • Ben Bartlett – Berkeley City Council, District 3
  • Sophie Hahn, Berkeley City Council, District 5
  • Jesse Arreguin – Berkeley Mayor**
  • Kriss Worthington – Berkeley Mayor**
  • Randall Stone – Chico City Council
  • Michael Jackson – Chula Vista Elementary School Board, District Seat 2
  • Diane Burgis – Contra Costa County Board of Supervisors, District 3
  • Federal Glover – Contra Costa Board of Supervisors, District 5
  • Greg Lyman – El Cerrito City Council
  • Rochelle Pardue-Okimoto – El Cerrito City Council, At-Large
  • Vivian Malauulu – LBCCD Board of Trustees, Area 2
  • Jeanine Pearce – Long Beach City Council
  • Janice Hahn – Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors
  • Frank Egger – Marin County Supervisor, District 2
  • Luis Alejo – Monterey County Supervisor, District 1
  • Dan Kalb – Oakland City Council, District 1
  • Rebecca Kaplan – Oakland City Council, At-Large
  • Dale Bardin – Palomar Health District Board
  • Jeff Griffith – Palomar Health District Board
  • Ben Choi – Richmond City Council, At-Large
  • Melvin Willis – Richmond City Council
  • Darrell Steinberg – Sacramento Mayor
  • Sandra Fewer – San Francisco Board of Supervisors, District 1
  • Aaron Peskin – San Francisco Board of Supervisors, District 3
  • Dean Preston – San Francisco Board of Supervisors, District 5
  • Norman Yee – San Francisco Board of Supervisors, District 7
  • Hillary Ronen – San Francisco Board of Supervisors, District 9
  • Kimberly Alvarenga – San Francisco Board of Supervisors, District 11
  • Rafael Mandelman – San Francisco City College Board of Trustees
  • Tom Temprano – San Francisco City College Board
  • Shanell Williams – San Francisco Community College Board of Trustees
  • Heidi Harmon – San Luis Obispo Mayor
  • David Canepa – San Mateo County Board of Supervisors, District 5
  • Dominic Caserta – Santa Clara County Supervisor, District 4
  • Kim Griffin – Sequoia Health Care District Board
  • Skip Thomson – Solano County Supervisor, District 5
  • Noreen Evans – Sonoma County Supervisor, District 5
  • Amy Harrington – Sonoma City Council
  • Marggie Castellano – Tri-City Healthcare District Board of Directors
  • Francis Gould – Tri-City Healthcare District Board of Directors
  • Leigh Anne Grass – Tri-City Healthcare District Board of Directors
  • RoseMarie Reno – Tri-City Healthcare District Board of Directors
  • Steve Bennett – Ventura County Board of Supervisors, District 1
  • Carla Castilla – Ventura County Board of Supervisors, District 5

California Local Measures

  • Yes on Measure A1 – Alameda County Affordable Housing Bond
  • Yes on Measure E – Butte County Fracking Ban Initiative
  • Yes on Measure Z – Protect Monterey’s Future From Fracking
  • Yes on Measure V – Rent Control in Mountain View
  • Yes on Measure HH – Coalition for Healthy Oakland Children
  • Yes on Measure JJ – Oakland Renter's Housing Upgrade
  • Yes on Measure KK – Oakland Neighborhood Bond Investment
  • Yes on Measure L – Richmond Rent Control & Protection
  • Yes on San Francisco's Measure B – City College Tax
  • Yes on San Francisco's Measure C – Loans to Finance Acquisition and Rehabilitation of Affordable Housing
  • Yes on San Francisco's Measure D – Board of Supervisor Vacancies
  • Yes on San Francisco's Measure H – Public Advocate
  • Yes on San Francisco's Measure I – Funding for Seniors and Adults with Disabilities
  • Yes on San Francisco's Measure KK – Oakland Neighborhood Bond Investment
  • No on San Francisco's Measure O – Office Development
  • No on San Francisco's Measure P – Competitive Bidding
  • No on Measure Q – Prohibiting Tents on Public Sidewalks
  • No on Measure U – Affordable Housing Requirements for Market-Rate Development Projects
  • Yes on San Francisco's Measure V – Tax on Distributing Sugar Sweetened Beverages
  • Yes on San Francisco's Measure W – Real Estate Transfer Tax on Properties Over $5 Million
  • Yes on San Francisco's Measure Z – Protect Monterey’s Future From Fracking
  • Yes on San Jose's “Opportunity to Work” Initiative

* denotes incumbent candidate

** denotes dual endorsement


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