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.

Please Contact Us if you have any questions.

Current Endorsements

Endorsement Considerations:

Click here for a list of offices considered for endorsement by LACDP at our September General Membership Meeting.

November 6, 2018 Midterm General Election

* Incumbent 
UNITED STATES SENATE
Kevin de LeonGOVERNOR
Gavin NewsomLT. GOVERNOR
NO CONSENSUSATTORNEY GENERAL
NO CONSENSUSSTATE CONTROLLER
Betty Yee*

INSURANCE COMMISIONER
Ricardo Lara

SECRETARY OF STATE
Alex Padilla*

SUPERINTENDENT OF PUBLIC INSTRUCTION
Tony Thurmond

STATE TREASURER
Fiona Ma

BOARD OF EQUALIZATION
District 1 – NO CONSENSUS
District 2 – NO CONSENSUS
District 3 – NO CONSENSUS

UNITED STATES HOUSE
CD 23 – Tatiana Matta
CD 25 – NO CONSENSUS
CD 26 – Julia Brownley*
CD 27 – Judy Chu*
CD 28 – Adam Schiff*
CD 29 – Tony Cardenas*
CD 30 – Brad Sherman*
CD 32 – Grace Napolitano*
CD 33 – Ted Lieu*
CD 34 – Jimmy Gomez*
CD 35 – Norma Torres*
CD 37 – Karen Bass*
CD 38 – Linda Sanchez*
CD 39 – NO CONSENSUS
CD 40 – Lucille Roybal-Allard*
CD 43 – Maxine Waters*
CD 44 – Nanette Barragán*
CD 47 – Alan Lowenthal*

CALIFORNIA STATE SENATE
SD 18 – Bob Hertzberg*
SD 20 – Connie Leyva*
SD 22 – Michael Eng
SD 24 – Maria Elena Durazo
SD 26 – Ben Allen*
SD 29 – OPPOSE RECALL OF JOSH NEWMAN
SD 30 – Holly Mitchell*
SD 32 – NO CONSENSUS
SD 34 – NO CONSENSUS

CALIFORNIA STATE ASSEMBLY
AD 36 – NO CONSENSUS
AD 37 – Monique Limón*
AD 38 – Christy Smith
AD 39 – Luz Rivas
AD 41 – Chris Holden*
AD 43 – Laura Friedman*
AD 44 – Jacqui Irwin*
AD 45 – Jesse Gabriel
AD 46 – Adrin Nazarian*
AD 47 – Eloise Reyes
AD 48 – Blanca Rubio*
AD 49 – Ed Chau*
AD 50 – Richard Bloom*
AD 51 – Wendy Carrillo*
AD 52 – NO CONSENSUS
AD 53 – Miguel Santiago*
AD 54 – Sydney Kamlager*
AD 55 – Gregg Fritchle
AD 56 – Eduardo Garcia*
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 65 – Sharon Quirk-Silva*
AD 66 – Al Muratsuchi*
AD 70 – Patrick O’Donnell*

LOS ANGELES COUNTY
Los Angeles County Sheriff
Alex Villanueva

Los Angeles County Assessor
Jeffrey Prang *

Los Angeles Superior Court , Office 4
Veronica Sauceda

Los Angeles Superior Court, Office 16
Patricia “Patti” Hunter

Los Angeles Superior Court, Office 60
Tony J. Cho

Los Angeles Superior Court, Office 113
Javier Perez

LOCAL ELECTIONS

Alhambra City Council District 1
Andrea Lofthouse QuesadaAlhambra City Council District 5
Adele Andrade-StadlerAntelope Valley Joint Union High School District Board, Area 4
Juan BlancoAntelope Valley Joint Union High School District Board ,Area 5
Michael Dutton*Antelope Valley Community College Board , Area 2
Miguel S. CoronadoArtesia City Council
Ali S. Taj *
Victor Manalo *
Melissa Ramoso

Azusa Unified School District
Xilonin Cruz-Gonzalez *

Baldwin Park Mayor
No Endorsement

Baldwin Park City Council
Paul C. Hernandez

Baldwin Park City Clerk
No Endorsement

Baldwin Park Unified School District Board
Theresa I. Vargas *
Deanna Coronado Robles

Beach Cities Healthcare District Board of Directors
Andrea N. Giancoli

Bell Gardens City Council
Jose J. Mendoza *
Alejandra Cortez
Lisseth Flores

Beverly Hills Unified School District
Tristen Walker-Shuman

City of Calabasas, City Council
Mary Sue Maurer *
David J. Shapiro *

Carson City Council
No Consensus

Carson City Clerk
Donesia Gause-Aldana *

Carson City Treasurer
Monica Cooper *

Centinela Valley Union High School District Board Area, 2
Hugo M. Rojas *

Central Basin Basin Municipal Water District Division 1
Martha E. Camacho-Rodriguez

Central Basin Municipal Water District, Divisioan 2
No Endorsement

Central Basin Municipal Water District, Division 3
Servando Ornelas

Clarmont City Council
Jennifer Stark
Jed Leano

Compton Community College District Governing Board, Area 1
Andres Ramos *

Compton Community College District Governing Board, Area 2
Barbara Jean Calhoun

Compton Community College District Governing Board, Area 5
Sharoni Denise Little

Cudahy City Council
Baru A. Sanchez *
Cristian Markovich*
Elizabeth Alcantar

Downey Unified School District Board
Carlos A. Avalos

Duarte City Council
Bryan Urias

East Whittier City School District Board
Lisa Michelle Dabbs

Eastside Union High School District Board Area, 1
Doretta N. Thompson *

El Camino Community College Board Area, 2
Nilo Michelin

El Rancho Unified School District Board
Carolyn Castillo
Lorraine De La O *

Hacienda-La Puente Unified School District Board
Anthony Duarte *

Hawaiian Gardens City Council
Jesse Alvarado

Hawthorne City Council
Alex Monteiro*
Angie Reyes English *

Hawthorne City Clerk
Paul Jimenez

Hawthorne City Treasurer
L. David Patterson*

Inglewood Mayor
James T. Butts *

Las Virgenes Unified School District Board
Kiyomi Kowalski

Lawndale Mayor
Robert Pullen-Miles*

Lennox School District
Shannon Antionette Thomas-Allen*
Sergio Hernandez Jr.*
Maria De Los Angeles Gonzalez

Little Lake City School Board
No Endorsement

Lomita City Council
Nick Pisan

Los Nietos School District Board
Maritza Nieves

Lynwood City Council
Jose Luis Solache*
Marisela Santana

Lynwood Unified School Board of Education
Alma-Delia Renteria*
Alfonso Morales*

Malibu City Council
Lance Simmens
Mikke Pierson

Maywood City Council
Eduardo “Eddie” De La Riva*
Heber A. Marquez*
Ricardo Lara

Montebello City Council
Vivian Romero *
Salvador Melendez

Montebello Unified School District Board
Jennifer Gutierrez
Miki Moreno

Monrovia Unified School District
Selene Lockerbie
Maritza C. Travanti

Norwalk-La Mirada Unified School Board
Ana M. Valencia*

Palmdale Mayor
V. Jesse Smith

Palmdale City Council District 4
Juan Carrillo Ventura

Palmdale School Board
Joyce Ricks *
Simone N. Zulu
Ralph Velador *

Palos Verdes Peninsula Unified School District
Megan Crawford

Paramount Unified School Board
Carmen Patricia Gomez
Yesenia Maria Cuarenta

Pico Rivera City Council
Gustavo V. Camcho
Christine Saavedra

Pico Water District Board
Victor Caballero*
Andrew C. Lara*

Rio Hondo Community College Board, Area 3
No consensus

Rio Hondo Community College Board, Area 5
Oscar Valladares

Rosemead City Council
James E. Berry

San Gabriel Valley Municipal Water District Board, Division 5
Diana C. Williams

Santa Clarita City Council
Brett Haddock
Logan Smith
Diane Trautman

Santa Fe Springs City Council
Annette Rodriguez

Santa Monica City Council
Kevin Mckeown *
Sue Himmelrich *
Greg Morena

Santa Monica Community College Board
Nancy Greenstein *
Louise Jaffe *
Barry Snell *
Sion Roy

Santa Monica Rent Control Board
Naomi Sulton *
Steve Duron *
Nicole Phillis *

Santa Monica- Malibu Unified School District Board
Richard Tahvildaran-Jesswein *
Oscar De La Torre*
Laurie Leiberman *

Saugus Union School Board , Area 1
David “CD” Barlavi

Saugus Union School Board, Area 2
Laura Arrowsmith

Saugus Union School Board, Area 5
Chris Trunkey*

South Pasadena City Council 4th District
Michael A. Cacciotti*

South Pasadena Unified School District Board
Zahir Robb

South Whittier School District Board
Natalia Barajas
Carlos Penilla

Torrance Unified School District Board
Betty Lieu

Valley County Water District Board
Ralph Galvan

West Basin Municipal Water District Board, Division 1
Harold Williams *

West Basin Water District Board, Division 4
Scott Houston *

West Covina City Council District 2
Brian Gutierrez

West Covina City Council District 4
James Toma*

West Covina City Ciuncil District 5
Frederick “Fred” Sykes

West Covina City Treasurer
Colleen Rozatti*

West Coniva Unified School District Board
Eileen Miranda Jimenez *

Westside Union School District Board
Amaka Donn

William S. Hart High School Board, Area 2
Donna Robert

William S. Hart High School Board, Area 5
Kelly Trunkey

PAST ENDORSEMENTS

2018

6/5/18 Statewide Primary Election
4/10/18 Local Elections

4/3/18 Special Elections

2017

12/5/17 Special Election
11/7/17 Local Elections

6/6/17 Special Congressional Election

5/17/17 Local Elections
4/11/17 Local Elections
3/7/17 Local Elections

2016

11/8/16 Statewide General & Local Elections
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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