2018 General Election Endorsements

The AFSCME Council 57 Political Action Committee has announced our endorsements for state and local races for the November 6, 2018, general election.

>> Click here to download the November 2018 state and local endorsements (PDF)

California Statewide Offices:

  • Governor: Gavin Newsom
  • Insurance Commissioner: Ricardo Lara
  • State Controller: Betty Yee
  • Superintendent of Public Instruction: Tony Thurmond
  • Board of Equalization, Dist. 2: Malia Cohen

Statewide Ballot Measure:

  • Proposition 5: Req's for property tax base transfers. Recommend: Oppose
  • Proposition 6: Repeal of gas tax. Recommend: Oppose
  • Proposition 7: Re: Daylight Savings Time. Recommend: Support
  • Proposition 10: Rent control. Recommend: Support

State Senate:

  • District 2: Mike McGuire
  • District 6: Dr. Richard Pan
  • District 10: Bob Wieckowski
  • District 20: Connie Leyva
  • District 30: Holly Mitchell

State Assembly:

  • District 2: Jim Wood
  • District 4: Cecilia Aguiar-Curry
  • District 7: Kevin McCarty
  • District 8: Ken Cooley
  • District 10: Marc Levine
  • District 15: Jovanka Beckles
  • District 16: Rebecca Bauer-Kahan
  • District 17: David Chiu
  • District 18: Rob Bonta
  • District 19: Phil Ting
  • District 20: Bill Quirk
  • District 21: Adam Gray
  • District 22: Kevin Mullin
  • District 24: Marc Berman
  • District 25: Kansen Chu
  • District 27: Ash Kalra
  • District 28: Evan Low
  • District 29: Mark Stone
  • District 31: Joaquin Arambula
  • District 43: Laura Friedman
  • District 52: Freddie Rodriguez
  • District 59: Reggie Jones-Sawyer
  • District 63: Anthony Rendon
  • District 65: Sharon Quirk-Silva
  • District 72: Josh Lowenthal
  • District 78: Todd Gloria
  • District 79: Shirley Weber
  • District 80: Lorena Gonzalez Fletcher

Local Government, Special District & Local Ballot Measures:

AC Transit Board of Directors:

  • At-large: Joel Young
  • Ward 4: Mark Williams

Bay Area Rapid Transit Board of Directors:

  • District 6: Anu Natarajan
  • District 8: Jonathan Lyens

City of Belmont City Council (3 seats):

  • Charles Stone
  • Warren Lieberman
  • Julia Mates

City of Concord:

  • City Council, Dist. 1: Judi Herman

City of Daly City City Council (3 seats):

  • Pamela DiGiovanni
  • Ray Buenaventura
  • Rod Daus-Magbual

City of Lodi:

  • Measure L: general sales tax. Recommend: Support

City of Milpitas:

  • City Council: Karina Dominguez

City of Pleasant Hill:

  • City Council: Dennis Lytton

City of San Jose:

  • City Council, District 7: Maya Esparza

East Bay Regional Parks:

  • Measure FF: extension of existing parcel tax. Recommend: Support

Santa Clara Valley Water District:

  • District 6: Tony Estremera