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Voter Guide 2018

Election Date: June 5, 2018 Primary; November 6, 2018 General.

The following candidates have been endorsed by Planned Parenthood Action Fund.

 Race  Candidate  Endorsed/Rated
Congressional District 6 Doris Matsui* Endorsed
Congressional District 7 Ami Bera* Endorsed
Congressional District 9 Jerry McNerney* Endorsed
Congressional District 13 Barbara Lee* Endorsed
Congressional District 14 Jackie Speier* Endorsed
Congressional District 15 Eric Swalwell* Endorsed
Congressional District 16 Jim Costa* Endorsed
Congressional District 17 Ro Khanna* Endorsed
Congressional District 18 Anna Eshoo* Endorsed
Congressional District 19 Zoe Lofgren* Endorsed
Congressional District 20 Jimmy Panetta* Endorsed
Congressional District 22 Andrew Janz Endorsed

The following candidates have been endorsed by Planned Parenthood Affiliates of California. For further information on these candidates, visit the PPAC Voter Guide page.

 Race  Candidate  Endorsed/Rated
 Lieutenant Governor  Ed Hernandez  Endorsed
 Attorney General  Xavier Becerra*  Endorsed
 State Treasurer  Fiona Ma  Endorsed
 State Controller  Betty Yee*  Endorsed
 Secretary of State  Alex Padilla*  Endorsed
 Insurance Commissioner  Ricardo Lara  Endorsed
 Superintendent of Public Instruction  Tony Thurmond  Endorsed

The following candidates have been endorsed or rated by Planned Parenthood Advocates Mar Monte.

CALIFORNIA STATE SENATE

RaceCandidateEndorsed/Rated   County / Counties
Senate District 6 Richard Pan* Endorsed Sacramento, Yolo
Senate District 10 Bob Weickowski * Endorsed Alameda, Santa Clara
Senate District 12 Anna Caballero       Endorsed Fresno, Merced, San Benito, Stanislaus, Monterey, Madera

CALIFORNIA STATE ASSEMBLY

RaceCandidateEndorsed/RatedCounty / Counties
6th Assembly District Jackie Smith Endorsed Placer, Sacramento, El Dorado
7th Assembly District Kevin McCarty* Endorsed Sacramento
8th Assembly District Ken Cooley* Endorsed Sacramento
9th Assembly District Jim Cooper* Endorsed Sacramento, San Joaquin
13th Assembly District Susan Talamantes-Eggman* Endorsed San Joaquin
18th Assembly District Rob Bonta* Endorsed Alameda
20th Assembly District Bill Quirk* Endorsed Alameda
22nd Assembly District Kevin Mullin * Endorsed San Mateo
24th Assembly District Marc Berman * Endorsed Santa Clara and San Mateo
25th Assembly District Kansen Chu * Endorsed Santa Clara and Alameda
26th Assembly District Jose Sigala  Endorsed Inyo, Kern, Tulare
27th Assembly District Ash Kalra * Endorsed Santa Clara
28th Assembly District Evan Low * Endorsed Santa Clara
29th Assembly District Mark Stone * Endorsed Santa Cruz, Monterey, Santa Clara
31st Assembly District Joaquin Arambula* Endorsed Fresno
32nd Assembly District Rudy Salas* Endorsed Kern, Kings

CALIFORNIA LOCAL ELECTIONS

Race NameCandidateEndorsed/RatedCounty/Counties
Alameda County District Attorney Nancy O’Malley* Endorsed Alameda
El Dorado County Board of Supervisors, District 5 Sue Novasel* Endorsed El Dorado
Fresno City Council, District 1 Esmeralda Soria* Endorsed Fresno
Santa Cruz County, Board of Supervisors District 3 Ryan Coonerty * Endorsed Santa Cruz
Santa Cruz County, Board of Supervisors District 4 Jimmy Dutra Endorsed Santa Cruz
Nevada County Board of Supervisors, District 3 Hilary Hodge Endorsed Nevada
Sacramento County District Attorney Noah Phillips Endorsed Sacramento
Sacramento County Board of Supervisors, District 2 Patrick Kennedy* Endorsed Sacramento
Sacramento County Board of Education Area 2 Karina Talamantes Endorsed Sacramento
Sacramento County Board of Education Area 3 Richard Launey Endorsed Sacramento
Sacramento County Sheriff Milo Fitch Endorsed Sacramento
Sacramento City Council, District 1 Angelique Ashby* Endorsed Sacramento
Sacramento City Council, District 5 Jay Schenirer* Endorsed Sacramento
Sacramento City Council, District 7 Rick Jennings* Endorsed Sacramento
San Jose City Council, District 3 Raul Peralez * Endorsed Santa Clara
San Jose City Council, District 7 Maya Esparza Endorsed Santa Clara
Stockton City Council, District 3 Susan Lofthus* Endorsed San Joaquin
San Joaquin County Board of Supervisors, District 2 Katherine Miller* Endorsed San Joaquin
San Joaquin County Board of Supervisors, District 4 Julie Damron-Brown Endorsed San Joaquin
San Mateo County Sheriff Carlos G. Bolanos * Endorsed San Mateo
San Mateo County Superintendent of Schools Nancy Magee Endorsed San Mateo
Santa Cruz County Clerk Gail Pellerin * Endorsed Santa Cruz
Stanislaus County Board of Supervisors, District 3 Tony Madrigal Endorsed Stanislaus
Yolo County Board of Supervisors, District 3 Gary Sandy Endorsed Yolo
Yolo County District Attorney Dean Johansson Endorsed Yolo
Yolo County Sheriff-Coroner Tom Lopez Endorsed Yolo

*Denotes an incumbent.

A note for candidates for federal office:
Candidates for federal office will receive endorsements from the national action fund, Planned Parenthood Action Fund (PPAF). However, Planned Parenthood Action Fund of the Pacific southwest can make recommendations to Planned Parenthood Action on endorsement. Please reach out to endorsements@planned.org so that we can connect you to PPAF. 

Candidate endorsement process for federal races:
Prior to endorsement, all candidates must be interviewed by national Action Fund staff. Only candidates who score 100% on the Federal Candidate Questionnaire -- or incumbents who score 100% on the Congressional Candidate Scorecard -- are eligible for endorsement.

If you have questions about our endorsements or ratings, please contact us at publicaffairs@PPAdvocatesMM.org.

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