Endorsements

The Los Angeles County Democratic Party issues endorsements in local and municipal candidate races and takes positions on statewide and local ballot measures. Los Angeles County Democratic Party endorsements issued in local and municipal races become the official endorsements of the California Democratic Party.

For information regarding Democratic Party endorsement process in local and municipal races, please visit the Los Angeles County Democratic Party Endorsement Process page.

For information regarding Democratic Party endorsements in federal and state candidate races outside of Los Angeles County, please visit the California Democratic Party website.

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*Incumbent

November 8, 2016 Statewide General Elections

UNITED STATES PRESIDENT

Hillary Clinton

UNITED STATES SENATE

Kamala Harris

STATEWIDE BALLOT MEASURES

Proposition 51 – Kindergarten Through Community College Public Education Facilities Bond Act of 2016 – Yes
Proposition 52 – The Medi-Cal Funding and Accountability Act
 – Yes
Proposition 53 – Stop Right Wing Millionaire’s Attack on Local Control and Infrastructure – No
Proposition 54 – Legislature. Legislation and Proceedings – No
Proposition 55 – Tax Extension to Fund Education and Healthcare – Yes
Proposition 56 – Cigarette Tax to Fund Healthcare, Tobacco Use Prevention, Research, and Law Enforcement – Yes
Proposition 57 – The Public Safety and Rehabilitation Act – Yes
Proposition 58 – The LEARN Initiative (Language Education, Acquisition and Readiness Now!) – Yes
Proposition 59 – Overturn Citizens United – Yes
Proposition 60 – Adult Films. Condoms. Health Requirements – No
Proposition 61 – State Prescription Drug Purchases. Pricing
Standards. –
 No Consensus
Proposition 62 – Replace the Costly, Failed Death Penalty System – Yes
Proposition 63 – Safety for All Act – Yes
Proposition 64  – Control, Regulate and Tax Adult Use of Marijuana Act – Yes
Proposition 65 – Carryout Bags. Charges. – No Consensus
Proposition 66 – Death Penalty. Procedures. – No
Proposition 67 – Plastic Bag Ban – Yes

Click here for more information about the statewide ballot measures.

 

UNITED STATES CONGRESS

CD 23 – Wendy Reed 
CD 25 – Bryan Caforio
CD 26 – Julia Brownley*
CD 27 – Judy Chu*
CD 28 – Adam Schiff*
CD 29 – Tony Cárdenas*
CD 30 – Brad Sherman*
CD 32 – Grace Napolitano*
CD 33 – Ted Lieu*
CD 34 – Xavier Becerra*
CD 35 – Norma Torres*
CD 37 – Karen Bass*
CD 38 – Linda Sanchez*
CD 39 – Brett Murdock
CD 40 – Lucille Roybal-Allard*
CD 43 – Maxine Waters*
CD 44 – Isadore Hall, III
CD 47 – Alan Lowenthal*

CALIFORNIA STATE SENATE

SD 21 – Johnathon Ervin
SD 25 – Anthony Portantino
SD 27 – Henry Stern
SD 29 – Josh Newman
SD 33 – Ricardo Lara*
SD 35 – Steven Bradford

CALIFORNIA STATE ASSEMBLY

AD 36 – Steve Fox
AD 38 – Christy Smith
AD 39 – Raul Bocanegra
AD 41 – Chris Holden*
AD 43 – No Endorsement
AD 44 – Jacqui Irwin*
AD 45 – Matt Dababneh*
AD 46 – Adrin Nazarian*
AD 48 – Blanca Rubio
AD 49 – Edwin ‘Ed’ Chau*
AD 50 – Richard Bloom*
AD 51 – Jimmy Gomez*
AD 52 – Freddie Rodriguez*
AD 53 – Miguel Santiago*
AD 54 – Sebastian Ridley-Thomas*
AD 55 – Gregg Fritchle
AD 57 – Ian Calderon*
AD 58 – Cristina Garcia*
AD 59 – Reggie Jones-Sawyer*
AD 62 – Autumn Burke*
AD 63 – Anthony Rendon*
AD 64 – Mike Gipson*
AD 66 – Al Muratsuchi
AD 70 – Patrick O’Donnell*

LOS ANGELES COUNTY, JUDGE OF SUPERIOR COURT

Seat #11 Debra R. Archuleta
Seat #42 – Alicia Molina
Seat #84 – Susan Jung Townsend
Seat #158 – Kim L. Nguyen

LOS ANGELES COUNTY BOARD OF SUPERVISORS

District 4 – Janice Hahn
District 5 – Darrell Park

LOCAL ELECTIONS

Alhambra City Council
District 3 – Jeff Maloney

Antelope Valley Healthcare District
Michael P. Rives

Beach Cities Health District
Vanessa Poster*

Carson Mayor
No Consensus

Carson City Council
Cedric L. Hick, Sr.*
Jawane Hilton*

Castaic Lake Water Agency
At Large Seat – Lynne Plambeck
District 2 – Stacy L. Fortner
District 3 – Bonnie Nikolai

Central Basin Municipal Water District
Division 1 – No Consensus
Division 4 – Leticia Vasquez*
Division 5 – Judy Roldan

Cerritos Community College District
Area 1 – Martha Camacho-Rodriguez
Area 2 – No Consensus
Area 4 – Ken Glenn
Area 6 – Sandra Salazar*

Downey City Council
District 1 – Blanca Pacheco
District 3 – No Consensus

Malibu City Council
Jennifer Blue Denicola
Laureen Sills
Jefferson “Zuma Jay” Wagner

Palmdale Mayor
No Endorsement

Palmdale City Council
District 2 – Rebecca Fox
District 3 – Robert Alvarado
District 4 – Juan Carrillo Ventura

Pomona Mayor
Elliott Rothman *

Pomona City Council
District 1 – Rubio Ramirez Gonzalez
District 4 – Elizabeth Ontiveros-Cole
District 6 – Robert Torres

Santa Clarita City Council
No Consensus

Santa Clarita Community College District
District 2 – Edel Alonso
District 4 – Jerry Danielsen

Santa Monica City Council
Gleam Davis*
Terry O’Day*
Tony Vazquez*
Ted Winterer*

Santa Monica Community College District
Rob Greenstein Rader*
Margaret Quiñones-Perez*
Sion Roy

Santa Monica Rent Control Board
Anastasia Foster*
Caroline Torosis

Saugus Union School District
Area 3 – Julie Olsen

Three Valleys Municipal Water District
Division 6 – John Mendoza

Upper San Gabriel Valley Municipal Water District
Division 4 – No Endorsement

Water Replenishment District of Southern California
Division 2 – Jim Kennedy
Division 5 – Ronald Gonzales -Lawrence

West Basin Municipal Water District
Division 5 – Donald Dear*

LOS ANGELES COUNTY BALLOT MEASURES

Measure A – SUPPORT
Measure M – SUPPORT

LOCAL BALLOT MEASURES

Alhambra Unified School District
Measure AE – SUPPORT
Measure HS – SUPPORT

Antelope Valley Community College District
Measure AV – SUPPORT

Avalon
Measure X – SUPPORT

Bellflower
Measure D – SUPPORT
Measure W – NO ENDORSEMENT

Beverly Hills
Measure HH – SUPPORT

Beverly Hills Unified School District 
Measure Y – SUPPORT

Burbank
Measure B – SUPPORT

Calabasas
Measure F – OPPOSE

Carson 
Measure KK – SUPPORT
Measure TL – OPPOSE

Claremont Unified School District
Measure G – SUPPORT

Culver City
Measure CA – NO ENDORSEMENT
Measure CB – OPPOSE
Measure CD – NO ENDORSEMENT
Measure CW – NO ENDORSEMENT

Downey
Measure S – NO ENDORSEMENT

East Whittier City School District
Measure R – SUPPORT
Measure Z – SUPPORT

El Rancho Unified School District
Measure ER – SUPPORT
Measure RR – NO ENDORSEMENT

Garvey School District
Measure GA – SUPPORT

Glendale Community College District
Measure GC – SUPPORT

Hacienda La Puente Unified School District
Measure BB – SUPPORT

Lawndale Elementary School District
Measure L – SUPPORT

Lennox Elementary School District
Measure Q – SUPPORT

Local Public Schools Funding Authority
Measure LP – SUPPORT

Long Beach
Measure MA – SUPPORT
Measure MM – SUPPORT

Long Beach Unified School District
Measure E – SUPPORT

Los Angeles
Measure HHH –
SUPPORT
Measure JJJ – SUPPORT
Measure RRR – OPPOSE
Measure SSS – NO ENDORSEMENT

Los Angeles Community College District
Measure CC – SUPPORT

Lynwood
Measure PS – NO ENDORSEMENT
Measure RD – NO ENDORSEMENT

Lynwood Unified School District
Measure N – SUPPORT

Manhattan Beach USD
Measure C – SUPPORT
Measure EE – SUPPORT

Mountain View School District
Measure SS -SUPPORT

Mountains Recreation and Conservation Authority
Measure FF – SUPPORT
Measure GG – SUPPORT

Palmdale School District
Measure PSD – SUPPORT

Paramount Unified School District
Measure I – SUPPORT

Pomona Unified School District
Measure P – SUPPORT

Santa Monica Community College District
Measure V – SUPPORT

Santa Monica
Measure GS – NO ENDORSEMENT
Measure GSH – NO ENDORSEMENT
Measure LV – OPPOSE
Measure SM – SUPPORT

South Pasadena Unified School District
Measure SP – SUPPORT

South Whittier School District
Measure QS – SUPPORT

Temple City
Measure AA – OPPOSE

Walnut Valley Unified School District
Measure WV – SUPPORT

West Covina
Measure H – SUPPORT

West Covina Unified School District
Measure ES – SUPPORT

 

PAST ENDORSEMENTS

2016
6/7/16 Statewide Direct Primary and Local Elections
4/12/16 Local Elections

2015

11/3/15 Local Elections

6/2/15 Local Elections
5/19/15 Los Angeles General Election
5/12/15 Redondo Beach City Election
4/21/15 Local Elections
4/14/15 Local Elections
4/7/15 Local Elections
3/10/15 Local Elections
3/3/15 Local Elections

2014

12/9/14 Special Election for SD 35
11/4/14 Statewide General Elections & Local Elections
8/12/14 Los Angeles Unified School District Special Runoff Election
6/3/14 Statewide Direct Primary & Local Elections
4/8/14 Local Elections

2013

12/3/13 Assembly District 54 Special Election
11/19/13 Assembly District 45 Special General Election
11/5/13 Local Elections
9/24/13 State Assembly District 52 Special General Election
9/17/13 State Assembly District 45 & State Senate District 26 Special Elections
7/23/13 State Assembly District 52 and Los Angeles City Council District 6 Special Elections
6/4/13 Compton Runoff Elections
5/21/13 Los Angeles Elections
4/9/13 Local Elections
4/2/13 Local Elections
3/12/13 State Senate District 32 Special Primary Election and Local Elections
3/5/13 Local Elections
2/26/13 Burbank Elections

2012

11/6/12 – Statewide General and Local Elections
6/5/12 – Statewide Primary and Local Elections
4/10/12 – Local Elections
1/17/12 – Los Angeles Special General Election

2011

11/8/11 – Local Elections
6/7/11 – Compton Runoff Elections
5/7/11 – Los Angeles Runoff Elections
4/19/11 – Compton Elections
4/12/11 – Burbank Elections
4/5/11 – Glendale Elections
Hacienda La Puente Unified School District – Recall of School Board Members (Petition Phase)
3/8/11 – Local Elections
2/22/11 – Burbank Elections
2/15/11 – State Senate Special Elections

2010

11/2/10 – Statewide General & Local Elections
6/8/10 – Statewide Primary & Local Elections
5/25/10 – Santa Monica/Malibu Unified School District Special Election
5/4/10 – Pasadena Unified School District Special Election
4/13/10 – Special State Assembly and Local Elections
2/23/10 – Montebello Special Recall Election

2009

12/8/09 – Los Angeles City Council District 2 Special General Election
11/3/09 – Local Elections
9/22/09 – Los Angeles City Council District 2 Special Primary Election
9/1/09 – Assembly District 51 Special Election
7/14/09 – Congressional District 32 Special General Election
6/16/09 – Local Elections
5/19/09 – Statewide Special and Local Elections
April and May 2009 – Local Elections
3/10/09 – Local Elections
2/24/09 – Burbank Elections
1/20/09 – City of Industry Special Election

2008

12/9/08 – Maywood Special Election
11/4/08- Statewide General Election
4/8/08 – Local Elections

2007

11/6/07 – Local Elections
April and May 2007 – Local Elections
3/6/07 – Local Elections

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