Endorsements

November General Election Endorsements

 

 

United States Senate (Endorsed before June Primary)

Kamala Harris 

 

United States Representative, Congressional District 12 (Endorsed before June Primary)

Nancy Pelosi

 

California State Senate District 11 (Endorsed before June Primary)

Jane Kim

 

California State Assembly District (Endorsed before June Primary)

Phil Ting

 

Superior Court Judge, Seat 7 (Endorsed before June Primary)

Victor Hwang

 

District 1 Supervisor

Sandra Lee Fewer (1st Place)

Jonathan Lyens (2nd Place)

All seven Democratic candidates were issued questionnaires. Read their answers here.

 

Board of Education

Stevon Cook

Matt Haney

Rachel Norton

Mark Sanchez

 

Community College Board

Dr. Amy Bacharach

Rafael Mandelman

Alex Randolph

Shanell Williams

 

Local Measures

A School Bonds YES
B City College Parcel Tax YES
C Loans to Finance Acquisition and Rehabilitation of Affordable Housing (General Obligation Bond) YES
D Vacancy Appointments YES!
E Responsibility for Maintaining Street Trees and Surrounding Sidewalks​ YES
F Youth Voting in Local Elections YES!
G Police Oversight YES!
H Public Advocate YES!
I Funding for Seniors and Adults With Disabilities (AKA Dignity Fund) YES
J Funding for Homelessness and Transportation YES
K General Sales Tax YES
L MTA Appointments and Budget YES
M Housing Development Commission YES!
N Non-Citizens Voting in School Board Elections YES!
O Office Development in Candlestick Point and Hunters Point NO
P Competitive Bidding for Affordable Housing Projects on City-Owned Property NO
Q Prohibiting Tents on Public Sidewalks NO!
R Neighborhood Crime Unit NO!
S Allocation of Hotel Tax Funds YES!
T Restricting Gifts and Campaign Contributions from Lobbyists​ YES
U Affordable Housing Requirements for Market Rate Development Projects NO
V Tax on Distributing Sugar-Sweetened Beverages YES
W Real Estate Transfer Tax on Properties Over $5 Million (Free City College) YES!
X Preserving Space for Neighborhood Arts, Small Businesses and Community Services in Certain Neighborhoods​ YES
RR BART Safety, Reliability and Traffic Relief YES

State Propositions

51 School Bonds. Funding for K-12 School and Community College Facilities. Initiative Statutory Amendment. YES
52 State Fees on Hospitals. Federal Medi-Cal Matching Funds. Initiative Statutory and Constitutional Amendment. NO
53 Revenue Bonds. Statewide Voter Approval. Initiative Constitutional Amendment. NO
54 Legislature. Legislation and Proceedings. Initiative Constitutional Amendment and Statute. NO
55 Tax Extension to Fund Education and Healthcare. Initiative Constitutional Amendment. YES!
56 Cigarette Tax to Fund Healthcare, Tobacco Use Prevention, Research, and Law Enforcement. Initiative Constitutional Amendment and Statute. YES
57 Criminal Sentences. Juvenile Criminal Proceedings and Sentencing. Initiative Constitutional Amendment and Statute. YES!
58 English Language Education YES!
59 Campaign Finance: Voter Instruction YES!
60 Adult Films. Condoms. Health Requirements. Initiative Statute. NO
61 State Prescription Drug Purchases. Pricing Standards. Initiative Statute. YES
62 Death Penalty. Initiative Statute. YES!
63 Firearms. Ammunition Sales. Initiative Statute. YES!
64 Marijuana Legalization. Initiative Statute. YES!
65 Carry-Out Bags. Charges. Initiative Statute. NO
66 Death Penalty. Procedures. Initiative Statute. NO
67 Referendum to Overturn Ban on Single-Use Plastic Bags. YES