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 endorsements in federal and state candidate races, please visit the California Democratic Party website.

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Current Endorsements

To view individual endorsement statements, please visit www.lacdp.org/endorsement-statements.

Endorsements for Spring 2015 Elections
As of 02/10/15

Unless otherwise noted, all elections are to be held on March 3, 2015

*Incumbent

Los Angeles City Council
District 2 – Paul Krekorian * (Won)
District 4 – Steve Veres (Lost)
District 6 – Nury Martinez * (Won)
District 8 – Bobbie Jean Anderson (Lost)
District 10 – Herb J. Wesson, Jr. * (Won)
District 14 – José Huizar * (Won)

Los Angeles Community College District
Seat 1 – No Consensus (Pending)
Seat 3 – Sydney Kamlager (Won)
Seat 5 – Scott Svonkin * (Won)
Seat 7 – Mike Fong (Won)

Los Angeles Unified School District, Board of Education
District 1 – George J. McKenna III * (Won)
District 3 – No Endorsement (Pending)
District 5 – Bennett Kayser * (Runoff)
District 7 – Richard A. Vladovic * (Runoff)

LACDP supports the consolidation of the elections for LA City, LA Community College District and LA Unified School District with California Statewide elections as enumerated in Charter Amendments 1 & 2.

Azusa City Council
Angel A. Carrillo * (Won)
Diana Reyes Williams (Lost)

Azusa
Measure A – YES (Passed)

Bell City Council
Violeta Alvarez * (Lost)
Fidencio Gallardo (Won)
Ali Saleh * (Won)

Bell
Measure C – YES (Passed)

Burbank City Council 
(Note: General Election is April 14, 2015)
Emily Gabel-Luddy *
Juan J. Guillen  

Burbank Board of Education 
(Note: General Election is April 14, 2015)
Dr. Armond Aghakhanian 

Carson
Treasurer – Eddie Duque (Lost)
Clerk – Donesia L. Gause * (Lost)
Measure C – NO ENDORSEMENT (Failed)

Cerritos City Concil
Sam Sultan Ahmad (Lost)
Mark E. Pulido * (Won)
Frank Aurielo Yokoyama (Lost)

Cerritos
Measure A – NO ENDORSEMENT (Passed)

Commerce City Council
Oralia Rebollo (Won)
Denise Robles * (Lost)

Cudahy City Council
Christian Hernandez (Won)
Cristian Markovich (Won)
Baru Sanchez * (Won)

Cudahy
Measure A – NO (Passed)

Gardena City Council
Mark E. Henderson (Won)
Dan Medina * (Won)

Hermosa Beach
Measure O – NO (Failed)

Huntington Park City Council 
Graciela Ortiz (Won)
Rosa Perez * (Lost)
Marilyn Sanabria (Won)

Inglewood City Clerk
(Note: Election is April 7, 2015)
Yvonne Horton *

Inglewood City Council
(Note: Election is April 7, 2015)
District 3 – Eloy Morales, Jr. *

Inlgewood Unified School District
(Note: Election is April 7, 2015)

Seat 1 – Margaret Richards-Bowers
Seat 3 – Melody O. Ngaue-Tuuholoaki
Seat 4 – Darius Leevy
Seat 5 – D’Artagnan Scorza

La Habra Heights
Measure A – YES (Failed)

La Mirada City Council
No Endorsement

La Verne City Council 
Matthew Lyons (Lost)

Long Beach City Council
(Note: Election is April 14,
 2015)
District 4 – Herlinda Chico

Monrovia Mayor
(Note: Election is April 14, 2015)

Mary Ann Lutz *

Monrovia City Council
(Note: Election is April 14, 2015)
Scott Austin

Monterey Park City Council
Stephen Lam (Won)
Delario Robinson (Lost)
Anthony Wong* (Lost)

Paramount
Measure P – NO ENDORSEMENT (Passed)

Pasadena Mayor
(Note: Election is March 10, 2015)
Jacque Robinson

Pasadena City Council
(Note: Election is March 10, 2015)
District 1 – No Endorsement

Pasadena Unified School District Board of Education
(Note: Election is March 10, 2015)
District 2 – Roy Boulghourjian
District 4 – No Endorsement
District 6 – Lawrence Torres

Redondo Beach City Council
(Note: General Election is May 12, 2015)
District 3 – Candace Nafissi (Runoff)

Redondo Beach Board of Education
Anita Avrick * (Won)
Reetha Garretty (Lost)

Redondo Beach
Measure B – YES (Failed)

Rolling Hills City Council
Arun K. Bhumitra (Lost)

Rosemead City Council
Polly Low * (Won)

San Gabriel City Council
Denise Menchaca (Lost)

San Fernando City Council
Jesse Avila * (Pending – Tied for 3rd)
Sylvia Ballin * (Won)
Antonio Lopez * (Pending – Tied for 3rd)

San Marino Unified School District
(Note: Election is March 1
0, 2015)
Measure E – YES

West Hollywood City Council
Joe Guardarrama (Lost)
John Heilman * (Lost)
Lindsey Horvath (Won)
Additional endorsements for Spring 2015 local elections will be considered on March 10, 2015.

 

PAST ENDORSEMENTS

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
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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