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California Endorsements

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California Federal Candidates

  • President of the United States - Joe Biden
  • U.S. House of Representatives, CA-1 - Audrey Denney
  • U.S. House of Representatives, CA-2 - Jared Huffman*
  • U.S. House of Representatives, CA-13 - Barbara Lee*
  • U.S. House of Representatives, CA-17 - Ro Khanna*
  • U.S. House of Representatives, CA-19 - Zoe Lofgren*
  • U.S. House of Representatives, CA-27 - Judy Chu*
  • U.S. House of Representatives, CA-41 - Mark Takano*
  • U.S. House of Representatives, CA-45 - Katie Porter*
  • U.S. House of Representatives, CA-47 - Alan Lowenthal*
  • U.S. House of Representatives, CA-53 - Georgette Gomez

California State Measures

  • Proposition 14 - Issues $5.5 billion in bonds for state stem cell research institute - Oppose
  • Proposition 15 - Tax on commercial & industrial properties for education and local government funding Initiative "Schools & Communities First" - Support
  • Proposition 16 - Repeal Proposition 209 Affirmative Action Amendment - Support
  • Proposition 17 - Restores the right to vote to people convicted of felonies who are on parole - Support
  • Proposition 18 - Allows 17-year-olds who will be 18 at the time of the next general election to vote in primaries and special elections - Support
  • Proposition 19 - Changes certain property tax rules - "Home Protection for Seniors, Severely Disabled, Families, and Victims of Wildfire or Natural Disasters" - Support
  • Proposition 20 - Makes changes to policies related to criminal sentencing charges, prison release and DNA collection - Oppose
  • Proposition 21 - Expand local governments' authority to enact rent control on residential property - "Rental Affordability Act" - Support
  • Proposition 22 - App-based drivers as contractors & labor policies Initiative - Oppose
  • Proposition 23 - Requires physician on-site at dialysis clinics and consent from the state for a clinic to close - No Recommendation
  • Proposition 24 - Amends consumer privacy laws - Oppose
  • Proposition 25 - Referendum on law that replaced money bail system based on public safety & flight risk - amends consumer privacy laws - Support

California State Senate

  • Senate (SD 1) - Pamela Swartz
  • Senate (SD 5) - Susan Talamantes Eggman
  • Senate (SD 13) - Sally Lieber
  • Senate (SD 15) - Dave Cortese
  • Senate (SD 17) - John Laird
  • Senate (SD 21) - Kipp Mueller
  • Senate (SD 23) - Kris Goodfellow **
  • Senate (SD 23) - Abigail Medina **
  • Senate (SD 28) - Joy Silver
  • Senate (SD 29) - Josh Newman
  • Senate (SD 33) - Lena Gonzalez*
  • Senate (SD 35) - Steven Bradford*
  • Senate (SD 37) - Dave Min

California State Assembly

  • Assembly (AD 1) - Elizabeth Betancourt
  • Assembly (AD 6) - Jackie Smith
  • Assembly (AD 13) - Kathy Miller
  • Assembly (AD 15) - Buffy Wicks*
  • Assembly (AD 20) - Bill Quirk*
  • Assembly (AD 25) - Alex Lee
  • Assembly (AD 26) - Drew Phelps
  • Assembly (AD 35) - Dawn Addis
  • Assembly (AD 36) - Johnathon Ervin
  • Assembly (AD 37) - Steve Bennett
  • Assembly (AD 38) - Dina Cervantes**
  • Assembly (AD 38) - Brandii Grace**
  • Assembly (AD 42) - Deni Antionette Mazingo
  • Assembly (AD 43) - Laura Friedman*
  • Assembly (AD 55) - Andrew Rodriguez
  • Assembly (AD 57) - Lisa Calderon
  • Assembly (AD 59) - Reggie Jones- Sawyer*
  • Assembly (AD 68) - Melissa Fox
  • Assembly (AD 72) - Diedre Thu-Ha Nguyen
  • Assembly (AD 74) - Cottie Petrie- Norris*
  • Assembly (AD 75) - Kate Schwartz
  • Assembly (AD 78) - Chris Ward

California Board of Equalization

  • BOE (District 2) - Malia M. Cohen*

Local Measures

  • San Benito County – Measure R – Cabrillo Community College District - Cabrillo College Technology, Job Training, Classroom Repair Measure - Supported
  • San Diego - Measure B - Commission on Police Practices Amendment - Support
  • San Francisco - Measure K - Affordable Housing Authorization - Support
  • San Francisco - Measure L - Business Tax Based on Comparison of Top Executive's Pay to Employees' Pay - Support
  • San Francisco – A SF Public Bank, the resolution calling for the implementation of a municipal bank in San Francisco - Supported

California Local Candidates

  • Alameda County Board of Supervisors, District 1 - Vinnie Bacon
  • Alameda County Board of Supervisors, District 4 - Nate Miley
  • Berkeley City Council, District 2 - Cheryl Davila*
  • Berkeley City Council, District 5 - Sophie Hahn*
  • Berkeley City Council, District 6 - Richard Illgen
  • Berkeley Mayor - Jesse Arreguín*
  • Butte County Board of Supervisors, District 4 - Sue Hilderbrand
  • Chico City Council, District 1 - Curtis Pahlka
  • Chico City Council, District 3 - Ann Schwab
  • Chico City Council, District 7 - Rich Ober
  • Eden Township Healthcare District, Board of Directors, At-Large - Winny Knowles
  • Eden Township Healthcare District, Board of Directors, At-Large - Pamela Russo
  • Grover Beach Mayor - Jeff Lee
  • Hemet City Council, District 1 - DeniAntionette Mazingo
  • Humboldt County Supervisor, Distrcit 1 - Cliff Berkowitz
  • Irvine City Council, At-Large - Dual Endorsement - Lauren Johnson-Norris & Tammy Kim
  • Long Beach City Council, District 2 - Eduardo Lara
  • Long Beach City Council, District 6 - Suely Saro
  • Long Beach City Council, District 8 - Al Austin*
  • Long Beach Unified School District, District 2 – Tonia Reyes Uranga
  • Los Angeles City Council, District 10 - Mark Ridley-Thomas
  • Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors, Dist. 2 - Holly Mitchell
  • Los Angeles Unified School District, District 5 - Jackie Goldberg*
  • Monterey Board of Supervisors, District 4 - Wendy Root Askew
  • Oakland City Council, District 1 - Dan Kalb
  • Oakland City Council, District 3 - Carroll Fife
  • Oakland City Council, At-Large Seat - Rebecca Kaplan*
  • Oceanside City Mayor - Esther Sanchez
  • Oceanside City Council, District 4 - Michelle Gomez
  • Orange County Board of Supervisors, District 1 - Sergio Contreras
  • Palomar Health Board of Directors, Zone #2 - Tom Kumura
  • Richmond City Council, District 1 - Melvin Willis
  • Richmond City Council, District 5 - Gayle McLaughlin
  • Richmond City Council, District 6 - Claudia Jimenez
  • Sacramento City Council, District 8 - Mai Yang
  • Sacramento County Board of Supervisors, District 3 - Gregg Fishman
  • San Bernardino County Board of Supervisors, District 5 - Joe Baca Jr.
  • San Diego County Board of Supervisors, District 1 - Nora Vargas
  • San Diego Mayor - Todd Gloria
  • San Francisco Board of Supervisors, District 1 - Connie Chan (November 2020 election)
  • San Francisco Board of Supervisors, District 3 - Aaron Peskin*
  • San Francisco Board of Supervisors, District 5 - Dean Preston* (November 2020 election)
  • San Francisco Board of Supervisors, District 7 (Ranked Endorsement) - #1 Vilaska Nguyen & #2 Myrna Melgar
  • San Francisco Board of Supervisors, District 11 (Ranked Endorsement) - #1 John Avalos & #2 Ahsha Safai
  • San Joaquin County Board of Supervisors, District 5 - Rhodesia Ransom
  • San Jose City Council, District 6 - Jake Tonkel
  • San Luis Obispo County Board of Supervisors, District 5 - Ellen Beraud
  • San Luis Obispo Mayor - Heidi Harmon*
  • Sonoma County Board of Supervisors, District 3 - Shirlee Zane*
  • Tracy City Council, At-Large - William Muetzenberg
  • Tri-City Healthcare District, Board of Directors, Division 1 - Adela Sanchez
  • Tri-City Healthcare District, Board of Directors, Division 7 - Nina Chaya
  • Ventura County Board of Supervisors, Dist. 5 - Carmen Ramirez
  • Washington Township Healthcare District, Board of Directors - Chitra Ramanathan