2018 Endorsements

SEIU Local 521’s 2018 June Primary Endorsements

When we elect candidates that stand with working people and vote for ballot measures that advance economic justice, we can fight for the good, union jobs that America needs. The following candidates and measures have earned SEIU’s endorsement for the June 2018 Primary Election.

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Click on your county to see the endorsements:

Alameda County

Fresno County

Kern County

Merced County

Monterey County

San Benito County

San Mateo County

Santa Clara County

Santa Cruz County

Stanislaus County

Tulare County

Constitutional Offices*

  • California Governor: Gavin Newsom
  • California Lt. Governor: Ed Hernandez
  • California Attorney General: Xavier Becerra
  • California Secretary of State: Alex Padilla
  • California Treasurer: Fiona Ma
  • California Controller: Betty Yee
  • California Insurance Commissioner: Ricardo Lara
  • California Superintendent of Public Instruction: Tony Thurmond

State Ballot Measures*

  • Proposition 68 (Support) – Statewide bond to upgrade parks and make sure the state’s water supply is clean and protected
  • Proposition 69 (Support) – Support of Prop 69 ensures the gas tax isn’t diverted for other purposes besides roads, transit, and transportation-related projects
  • Proposition 70 (Oppose) – Oppose changes to how California’s greenhouse gas reduction reserve fund is approved. This proposition grew out of an oil industry-backed effort to derail the state’s premiere program to curb harmful air pollution.

U.S. Senate*

  • U.S. Senate: Kevin de León

U.S. Congress*

  • U.S. Congress District 10: Virginia Madueño
  • U.S. Congress District 13: Barbara Lee
  • U.S. Congress District 14: Jackie Speier
  • U.S. Congress District 15: Eric Swalwell
  • U.S. Congress District 17: Ro Khanna
  • U.S. Congress District 18: Anna Eshoo
  • U.S. Congress District 19: Zoe Lofgren
  • U.S. Congress District 20: Jimmy Panetta
  • U.S. Congress District 21: TJ Cox
  • U.S. Congress District 22: Andrew Janz

California State Senate*

  • California State Senate District 10: Bob Wieckowski
  • California State Senate District 12: Anna Caballero

California State Assembly*

  • Assembly District 15: Jovanka Beckles
  • Assembly District 19: Phil Ting
  • Assembly District 18: Rob Bonta
  • Assembly District 20: Bill Quirk
  • Assembly District 22: Kevin Mullin
  • Assembly District 25: Kansen Chu
  • Assembly District 26: Jose Sigala
  • Assembly District 27: Ash Kalra
  • Assembly District 29: Mark Stone
  • Assembly District 30: Robert Rivas

* SEIU California Endorsed. SEIU Local 521 members participated in the SEIU California One Voice process that led to these endorsements. SEIU members across California gathered at regional town halls and our statewide convention to hear from candidates for district office, statewide office, and Congress. Members have exercised their voice and endorsed candidates who they believe will fight for our communities, support fair compensation, and the right to a union.

** Labor endorsed. SEIU Local 521 members participated in Central Labor Council candidates endorsement interviews and voted as delegates on these positions.

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