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ENDORSEMENTS

ELECTED OFFICIALS

STATEWIDE AND LEGISLATIVE

  • Governor Gavin Newsom

  • Former Governor Jerry Brown

  • U.S Senator Dianne Feinstein

  • Ricardo Lara, State Insurance Commissioner

  • Dave Jones, former State Insurance Commissioner 

  • Betty Yee, State Controller 

  • Fiona Ma, State Treasurer

  • Senator Bill Monning

  • Senator Connie M. Leyva 

  • Mark Leno, former State Senator

  • Rep. Salud Carbajal 

  • Rep. Anna Eshoo 

  • Rep. Zoe Lofgren 

  • Rep. Jimmy Panetta 

  • Former Rep. Lois Capps 

  • Former Rep. Sam Farr 

  • Assemblymember Ash Kalra

  • Assemblymember Robert Rivas

  • Assemblymember Mark Stone

  • Fred Keeley, former Assembly Speaker Pro Tem

  • Patty Berg, former Assemblymember

  • Lloyd Levine, former Assemblymember

  • John Longville, former Assemblymember 

  • Delaine Eastin, former California State Superintendent of Education 

  • Jack O'Connell, former State Superintendent of Education

  • Tom Torlakson, former California State Superintendent of Education 

 

MONTEREY COUNTY 

  • Deneen Guss, Monterey County Superintendent of Schools 

  • Mary Adams, Monterey County Supervisor

  • Luis Alejo, Monterey County Supervisor

  • Jane Parker, Monterey County Supervisor

  • John Phillips, Monterey County Supervisor 

  • Dave Potter, Carmel Mayor

  • Jeff Baron, Carmel City Councilmember

  • Alison Kerr, Del Rey Oaks Mayor

  • Bruce Delgado, Marina Mayor 

  • Adam Urrutia, Marina City Councilmember

  • Clyde Roberson, Monterey Mayor

  • Alan Haffa, Monterey City Councilmember 

  • Tyller Williamson, Monterey City Councilmember

  • Bill Peake, Pacific Grove Mayor 

  • Robert Huitt, Pacific Grove City Councilmember

  • Amy Tomlinson, Pacific Grove City Councilmember

  • Mary Anne Carbone, Sand City Mayor

  • Ian Oglesby, Seaside Mayor 

  • Jason Campbell, Seaside City Councilmember

  • Jon Wizard, Seaside Citycouncilmember

 

SAN LUIS OBISPO COUNTY 

  • Bruce Gibson, San Luis Obispo County Supervisor

  • Adam Hill, San Luis Obispo County Supervisor

  • Barbara George, Cuesta College/San Luis Obispo County Community College District Trustee

  • Mary Strobridge, Cuesta College/San Luis Obispo County Community College District Trustee

  • Mark Buchman, San Luis Coastal Unified School District Board of Education Trustee

  • Chris Ungar, San Luis Coastal Unified School District Board of Education Trustee

  • Caren Ray Russom, Arroyo Grande Mayor

  • Jimmy Paulding, Arroyo Grande City Councilmember

  • Susan Funk, Atascadero City Councilmember

  • Jeff Lee, Grover Beach Mayor

  • Mariam Shah, Grover Beach Mayor Pro Tem

  • Karen Bright, Grover Beach City Councilmember 

  • Barbara Nicholls, Grover Beach City Councilmember

  • John Headding, Morro Bay Mayor

  • Dawn Addis, Morro Bay City Councilmember

  • Robert Davis, Morro Bay City Councilmember

  • Marlys McPherson, Morro Bay City Councilmember ​

  • Steve Martin, Paso Robles Mayor

  • Gere Seebach, Paso Robles City Treasurer 

  • Maria Garcia, Paso Robles City Councilmember

  • Erik Howell, Pismo Beach Mayor Pro Tempore

  • Heidi Harmon, San Luis Obispo Mayor 

  • Andy Pease, San Luis Obispo Vice Mayor  

  • Carlyn Christianson, San Luis Obispo City Councilmember 

  • Aaron Gomez, San Luis Obispo City Councilmember 

  • Erica Stewart, San Luis Obispo City Councilmember

SANTA CLARA COUNTY 

  • ​Cindy Chavez, Santa Clara County Supervisor

  • Susan Ellenberg, Santa Clara County Supervisor

  • Joe Simitian, Santa Clara County Supervisor

  • Mike Wasserman, Santa Clara County Supervisor

  • Ken Yeager, former Santa Clara County Supervisor 

  • Claudia Rossi, Santa Clara County Board of Education

  • John Varela, Valley Water Board Member 

  • Alex Kennett, Santa Clara Valley Open Space Authority Board Member

  • Roland Velasco, Gilroy Mayor

  • Cat Tucker, Gilroy City Councilmember

  • Rich Constantine, Morgan Hill Mayor 

  • Rene Spring, Morgan Hill Mayor Pro Tem

  • Yvonne Martinez Beltran, Morgan Hill City Councilmember

  • Larry Carr, Morgan Hill City Councilmember

  • John McKay, Morgan Hill City Councilmember

  • Sam Liccardo, San Jose Mayor

  • Maya Esparza, San Jose City Councilmember

  • Sergio Jimenez, San Jose City Councilmember

SANTA CRUZ COUNTY 

  • ​Farris Sabbah, Santa Cruz County Superintendent of Schools

  • Jim Hart, Santa Cruz County Sheriff

  • Jeff Rosell, Santa Cruz County District Attorney

  • Ryan Coonerty, Santa Cruz County Supervisor

  • Zach Friend, Santa Cruz County Supervisor

  • John Leopold, Santa Cruz County Supervisor

  • Bruce McPherson, Santa Cruz County Supervisor

  • Toby Goddard, Santa Cruz Port Commissioner

  • Jane Barr, Santa Cruz County Board of Education

  • Rose Filicetti, Santa Cruz County Board of Education

  • Sandra Nichols, Santa Cruz County Board of Education

  • Sue Roth, Santa Cruz County Board of Education

  • Dana Sales, Santa Cruz County Board of Education

  • Bruce Van Allen, Santa Cruz County Board of Education

  • Christina Cuevas, Cabrillo College Board of Trustees

  • Dan Rothwell, Cabrillo College Board of Trustees

  • Rachael Spencer, Cabrillo College Board of Trustees

  • Adam Spickler, Cabrillo College Board of Trustees

  • Donna Ziel, Cabrillo College Board of Trustees

  • Jacques Bertrand, Capitola Mayor 

  • Kristen Petersen, Capitola Vice Mayor 

  • Ed Bottorff, Capitola City Councilmember 

  • Yvette Brooks, Capitola City Councilmember

  • Sam Storey, Capitola City Councilmember

  • Martine Watkins, Santa Cruz Mayor

  • Justin Cummings, Santa Cruz Vice Mayor

  • Sandy Brown, Santa Cruz City Councilmember

  • Drew Glover, Santa Cruz City Councilmember

  • Chris Krohn, Santa Cruz City Councilmember

  • Cynthia Mathews, Santa Cruz City Councilmember

  • Donna Meyers, Santa Cruz City Councilmember

  • Jack Dilles, Scotts Valley Mayor

  • Jim Reed, Scotts Valley City Councilmember 

  • Francisco "Paco" Estrada, Watsonville Mayor

  • Rebecca Garcia, Watsonville Mayor Pro Tem

  • Trina Coffman-Gomez, Watsonville City Councilmember

  • Aurelio Gonzales, Watsonville City Councilmember

  • Lowell Hurst, Watsonville City Councilmember

  • Ari Parker, Watsonville City Councilmember

  • Kim De Serpa, Pajaro Valley Unified School District Board of Trustees

  • Daniel Dodge, Jr., Pajaro Valley Unified School District Board of Trustees

  • Jennifer Holm, Pajaro Valley Unified School District Board of Trustees

  • Maria Orozco, Pajaro Valley Unified School District Board of Trustees

  • Karen Osmundson, Pajaro Valley Unified School District Board of Trustees

  • George Wylie, San Lorenzo Valley Unified School District Board of Trustees

  • Sheila Coonerty, Santa Cruz City Schools District Board of Trustees

  • Deedee Perez-Granados, Santa Cruz City Schools District Board of Trustees

  • Cynthia Ranii, Santa Cruz City Schools District Board of Trustees

  • Jeremy Shonick, Santa Cruz City Schools District Board of Trustees

  • Patty Threet, Santa Cruz City Schools District Board of Trustees

  • Deb Tracy-Proulx, Santa Cruz City Schools District Board of Trustees

  • Claudia Vestal, Santa Cruz City Schools District Board of Trustees

  • Michael Shulman, Scotts Valley Unified School District Board of Trustees

ORGANIZATIONS

  • Association of California State Supervisors

  • BAYMEC

  • California Association Highway Patrolmen

  • California Association of Professional Scientists 

  • California Association of Psychiatric Technicians

  • California Federation of Teachers

  • CAL FIRE Local 2881

  • California Medical Association 

  • California League of Conservation Voters

  • California Legislative LGBT Caucus

  • California Nurses Association

  • California School Employees Association 

  • California Teachers Association  

  • Consumer Attorneys of California

  • Democratic Activists for Women Now (DAWN)

  • Equality California

  • Faculty Association of California Community Colleges

  • International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers Local Union No. 639

  • Laborers' International Union of North America

  • LGBTQ Victory Fund

  • National Union of Healthcare Workers

  • Northern California Carpenters Regional Council

  • Professional Engineers in California Government

  • San Luis Obispo City Firefighters Local #3523

  • Santa Cruz City Firefighters Local #1716

  • SEIU

  • South County Democratic Club of San Luis Obispo County

  • South County Democratic Club of Santa Clara County

  • Stonewall Democratic Club of San Luis Obispo County 

  • Teamsters Union 986

  • Tri-Counties Building and Construction Trades Council

  • United Domestic Workers of America 

COMMUNITY MEMBERS

  • Lee Adams

  • Mikki Adams

  • Joan Akers

  • Mahlon Aldridge

  • Ellen Aldridge

  • Walter Allen

  • Jerry Allison

  • Julie Almquist

  • Ralph Alpert

  • Any Anderson

  • Edward Altenberg

  • Christina Arrostuto

  • John ​Ashbaugh

  • Abbey Asher

  • Wendy Askew

  • Jon Backstrom

  • Larry Bacon

  • Jerry Allison

  • Barbara Baldock

  • Mary Ann Balian

  • Michela Barcus

  • David Green Baskin

  • Cynthia Baskin

  • Sheila Baumgarten

  • Wendy Baxter

  • Elea Becker Lowe

  • Janelle Beland

  • Ted Benhari

  • Evelyn Bernstein

  • Chris Berry

  • Ann ​Berry-Gallegos

  • Len Beyea

  • Brian Biering

  • Carol ​Bishop

  • Hillary Blackerby

  • Michael Bliden

  • Rene Bloch

  • Elfrieda Blond

  • Cherie Bobbie

  • Benjamin T. Boga 

  • Debora Bone

  • Madeleine Boriss

  • Jonathan Boutelle

  • Christopher Boutelle

  • Kathleen Bowden

  • Johanna Bowen

  • Jerry Bowles

  • Melanie Bowyer

  • Maryellen Boyle

  • Naomi Brauner

  • Janet Brennan

  • John Brissenden

  • Patty Brissenden

  • Barbara Brogan

  • Nancy Brown 

  • Hilary Bryant

  • Mary Bryant

  • Debbie Bulger

  • Tyler Burrola

  • Betsy Burton Firebaugh

  • Larry Bush

  • Harry Butler 

  • Phillip Butler

  • Gregor Cailliet

  • Louis Calcagno

  • Cathy Calfo

  • Toni Campbell

  • David Campbell

  • Bill Carlson

  • Steven Carlson

  • Stuart Carlson

  • Larry Carr

  • Kirsten Carraway

  • Denny ​Carroll

  • Phyllis Carruthers 

  • Lori Caudill

  • Pedro Castillo

  • Jan Charles

  • Cynthia Chase

  • Julia ​Chiapella

  • Carla Christensen

  • Amy Christey

  • Carol Church

  • Sara Clarenbach

  • Sheila Clark

  • Robert Coble

  • Eli Cohen

  • David Cohen

  • Carolyn Coleman

  • Mike Coleman

  • Austin ​Comstock

  • Leslie Conner

  • John Alan Connerley

  • Christopher Connery

  • Cheryl Conway

  • James Conway

  • Paul Cook

  • Donald Cooley

  • Diane Cooley 

  • Elaine Coombs

  • Valerie A. Leveroni Corral

  • Bob Correa

  • Cindy Courtier

  • Dixie Cox

  • Paul Curtis

  • Robert Cuthbert

  • Mary Dainton

  • Scott Daly

  • Bruce Daniels

  • Kent Dannehl

  • Darrell Darling

  • Douglass Darling

  • Sherry Deboer

  • Tom Deetz

  • Karen Delaney

  • Pat Dellin

  • Lori Dettling

  • Ben Dettling

  • Andrea Devitt

  • Sandra Dexter

  • Jeffrey Dickemann

  • Roger Dickinson

  • Michael Didonato

  • Daniel Dodge Sr.

  • G Domhoff

  • Kevin Dowling

  • Regina Doyle

  • Julie Dryden-Brown

  • Ronnie Dudley

  • Lee Duffus

  • Gerald Dunbar

  • Maggie Duncan-Merrell

  • John Durein

  • Anne Easley

  • Joseph Edmiston

  • Swanee Edwards

  • Ari Eger-Beyeler

  • Karen Ehrlich

  • Jordan Elridge

  • Paul Elerick

  • Tom Ellison

  • Allison Endert

  • Evelyn Epstein

  • Cecilia Espinola

  • Joe Fahey

  • Jerome & Janet Fardette

  • David Felderstein

  • Todd Ferrara

  • Leonard Ferrari

  • Rose Filicetti

  • Andrew Fisher

  • Tim Fitzmaurice

  • John Fletcher

  • Peggy Flynn

  • Lawrence Ford

  • Rich Fox

  • Lynda Francis

  • ​Phillip Frandler

  • ​Larry Friedman

  • Joe Fahey

  • Merle Fry

  • Kaitlin Gaffney

  • Kirk Gafill

  • Regina Gage

  • Les Gardner

  • Deb Gavlak

  • Sally Gentry

  • Laura Giges

  • Patrick Gill

  • Jon Girvetz

  • Maria Gitin Torres

  • Glenn Glazer

  • Mary Lou Goeke

  • Iola Gold 

  • Lois Goldfrank

  • Susan Goldstein

  • Tim Goncharoff

  • Nancy & Jack Gordon

  • June Gorman

  • Susan Gossard

  • Dennis Gravelle

  • ​Jane Gregorius

  • Carol Griffith

  • Jacqueline Griffith 

  • Gary Griggs

  • Arlene Haffa

  • Rebecca Haifley

  • Don Haifley

  • Mark Halfmoon

  • Joe Hall

  • Marcella Hall

  • Joe Hammer

  • Sebastian Hamirani

  • Mary Hammer

  • Wendy Hansen

  • Stephanie ​Harlan

  • Kim Harris

  • Andy Hartmann

  • Kate Hartzell

  • Mas Hashimoto

  • Marcia Hashimoto

  • Holly Blue Hawkins

  • Bonny Hawley

  • Cynthia Hawthorne

  • Wynne Hayakawa

  • Jane​ ​Heath

  • Sean Hebard 

  • Jennifer Helfrich 

  • Anne Helms

  • Yvonne Helms

  • Donald ​Henderson

  • Scott Hennessy

  • ​Dan Henning

  • Michael Heyl

  • Teresita Hinojosa

  • Richard Hobbs

  • Denise & Alan Holbert

  • Karen Holl

  • Mary Lou Holleman

  • Pamela Hooker

  • Corinne Houston

  • Mary Hsia-Coron

  • Andy Hsia-Coron

  • Aleita Huguenin

  • Carolyn Israel

  • Jack Jacobson

  • Stewart Jenkins

  • Don Jeung

  • Marlene Jeung

  • Elaine Johnson

  • Gine Johnson

  • Chris Jones

  • Lloyd Jones

  • Sheldon Kamieniecki

  • Sandy Kaplan

  • Gary Karnes

  • Sam Karp

  • Leslie Katz

  • Kate Kaufman

  • Fred Keeley

  • Keith Kellogg

  • Ginaia Kelly

  • Clay Kempf

  • Jo Kenny

  • Ann Kern

  • Elaine Kihara

  • David Kilburn

  • Rachel Kippen

  • Richard & Diane Klein

  • David Kong

  • Paul Koretz

  • Butch Kronlund

  • Shawn Kumagai

  • Dorothy Laird 

  • Don Lane

  • Erica Lann-Clark

  • Linda Larkin

  • Greg Larson

  • Johnathan Lau

  • Owen Lawlor

  • Paul Lawton

  • Jeff Lee

  • Judi Lehman

  • Catherine Lenox

  • Nancy Lenox

  • Gus Leonard

  • Laurie Leonard​

  • Margaret Leonard

  • Stevan ​Leonard

  • William Leonard

  • Florence Lesar

  • Lorin Letendre

  • Hal Levin

  • Diane​ Levison

  • Katherine Levow

  • Robley Levy

  • Geri Lieby

  • Lance Linares

  • Rick Litvak

  • Jane Lloyd

  • Mary Anne Lloyd

  • Francis Lloyd

  • Amy B. Locks

  • Darrell Long

  • Rick Longinotti

  • Elena Loomis

  • Shirley Lopez

  • Nancy Loshkajian

  • Ronald Loveridge

  • Deborah Luhrman

  • Mayrebelle Lukins

  • Suzanne MacLean

  • Nancy Macy

  • Bill Magavern

  • Ian Magruder

  • Ward Mailliard

  • Malena Maldonado

  • Bill Malone

  • Tom Manheim

  • Rich Manning

  • Timothy Maroni

  • Marlene Martin

  • Lora Lee Martin

  • Jan Marx

  • Dan & Karen Mason

  • Sandra Mathias

  • Betty Matterson

  • Doug Mattos

  • Susan Mauriello

  • Bill Maxfield

  • Paula Maxfield

  • Betsy McCarty

  • Maureen McCarty

  • Madelyn McCaul

  • Sue McCloud

  • Dale McCormick

  • Thom McCue

  • Greg McMillan

  • Salvatore Mendolia

  • Ralph Meyberg

  • Jacob Michaelsen

  • Lesley Miles

  • Ralph Miljanich

  • Gary Miller

  • Tony Miller

  • Vita Miller

  • Katharine Minott

  • Mark Moore

  • Bob Mulholland

  • Marcia Munson 

  • Dennis Murphy

  • Constance Murray

  • Brian Murtha

  • Sara Nelson

  • Soren Nelson 

  • Amy Newell

  • George Newell

  • Ross Newport

  • Martina Nicholson

  • Thad Nodine

  • Joyce Nordquist

  • Richelle Noroyan

  • Andrea Norred 

  • K. Wayne Norton

  • Kate Novoa

  • Maggie O'Grady

  • Rachel O’Malley

  • Robert Oakes

  • Kirk Oatman

  • Stephen Oliva

  • Dennis Osmer

  • Earleen Overend

  • Larry Pageler

  • Grant Palmer

  • Wayne Palmer

  • Steve Palmisano

  • Susanne Paradis

  • Vicki Parry

  • ​Gary Patton

  • Alison Paul

  • John & Vicki Pearse

  • Nicki M. Pecchenino

  • H. E. Christian Peeples

  • Alan Perlmutter

  • Chris & Peggy Perri

  • Jill Perry

  • James Peterson

  • Stephen Peterson 

  • Zelma Pezzotti

  • Franco ​Picarella

  • Michael Pisano

  • Dr. Carolyn Phinney

  • Ken ​Pimlott

  • Frank L. Pinney III

  • Janice Platt

  • David Poeschel

  • Ron Pomerantz

  • Beth Porter

  • Thomas Price

  • Thomas A. Price

  • Brendan Quirk

  • James Rahn

  • James Rapoza

  • Linda Read

  • Gary Reece

  • Janet Reed

  • Craig Reinarman

  • Cynthia Replogle

  • Carolyn Reynolds

  • Lynn Rhodes

  • Ben & Tamyra Rice

  • Judy Rickard

  • Rolf Ridge

  • Marilyn Rigler

  • Jeffrey Ringold

  • Oscar Rios

  • Antonio Rivas

  • Steve Robbins

  • Carol Robertson

  • Lois Robin

  • Glenn & Elizabeth Robinson

  • Susan Robinson

  • Philip Rodriguez

  • Connie Rogers

  • Robert Sugar Rojas

  • Scott Roseman

  • Jeri Ross

  • Evelia ​Rosso

  • Jaime Rosso

  • Sue Roth

  • Mike Rotkin

  • Scott Ruble

  • Leslie Ruble

  • Helen Rucker

  • Jim Rumble 

  • Ruth Rusch

  •  Dana Sales

  • Steve Salyer

  • Heidi Sanborn

  • Jenny Sarmiento 

  • Alan Savat 

  • Glen Schaller

  • Shirley Schaffer

  • Heloise Schaser

  • Andrew Schiffrin

  • Howie Schneider

  • Jack ​Schultz

  • Jane Schwickerath

  • Celia Scott

  • Mason Seden-Hansen 

  • Michael Seden-Hansen 

  • Nancy Selfridge

  • Pete Shanks

  • Andy Shapiro

  • Melody Sharp

  • Clare Sheils

  • Daniel P. Sheehan 

  • Richard Silver

  • Curt Simmons

  • Caryn Simon

  • Charles Singer

  • Jeffrey Smedberg

  • Sara Smith

  • Alan Smith

  • Gene Smith

  • Noah Smukler

  • Randa Solick

  • Jerry Solomon

  • Karen Sommerfeld

  • Adam Spickler

  • Jason Spitzer

  • Barbara Sprenger

  • Betty Jean Stallings

  • Lee Stanford

  • Thomas Starkey

  • George ​Stavis

  • Joe StClair

  • Brian Steen

  • Leslie Steiner

  • Jeffrey Stein

  • Erica Stewart

  • Cheryl Storton

  • Karin Strasser Kauffman

  • Gabrielle Stocker

  • Cori Strell

  • Mary Strunk

  • Lauren Suhd

  • Laura Sutherland

  • Michael Sutton

  • Janet Swann

  • David Sweet

  • Lincoln Taiz

  • Lee Taiz

  • Jennifer Tate

  • Steve Tate

  • Terry Teitelbaum

  • Terese Tewalt

  • Janet Thompquist 

  • Rogan Thompquist 

  • Joe Thompson

  • John Thompson

  • Dana Thompson

  • Emily Thurber

  • Beth Thurman

  • Nick Tomb

  • Lois Trabing

  • Kim Tschantz

  • Anne Turner

  • Chris Ungar

  • Janet Upton

  • Doug Urbanus

  • Bob Vessely

  • Richard & Marion Vittitow

  • David Voss

  • Yolanda Waddell

  • Ken & Branwyn Wagman

  • Priscilla Walton

  • John Walton

  • Robert Wandruff 

  • Phyllis Wasserstrom

  • Richard Wasserstrom

  • Melina Watts

  • Ann Weatherford

  • Jane Weed-Pomerantz

  • Lana Weeks

  • Joel Weinstein

  • Norman Weiss

  • Michael Wellborn

  • Mary Wells

  • David Werlin

  • Matt Wetstein

  • Sally West

  • Sean Wharton

  • Jackie Wheeler

  • Erin White

  • Linda Wilshusen

  • Camilo Wilson

  • Josie Wilson

  • Jonathan Wittwer

  • Susan Wittwer

  • Jessica Wolf

  • Jean Wolff

  • Joy Wood

  • Dan Woodson

  • Kriss Worthington

  • Rosemary Wrenn

  • Bill Yeates

  • Dan ​York

  • Hilda Zacarias

  • Jan Zeigler

  • William Zeigler

  • Jerald Zelhoefer

  • Adam & Eva Zeno

  • Donna Ziel