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Voter Guide 2018

 This June 5th vote for reproductive health champions. The following is a list of endorsed or rated candidates who will fight for access to health care, comprehensive sex ed, and reproductive rights.
 To download this voter guide as a printable PDF click here.

 FEDERAL OFFICE
The following candidates for federal office have been endorsed by Planned Parenthood Action Fund.

Election Date: June 5, 2018 Primary; November 6, 2018 General.
Race Candidate Endorsed / Rated
Congressional District 31 Pete Aguilar* Endorsed
Congressional District 35 Norma Torres* Endorsed
Congressional District 39 Gil Cisneros** Not Endorsed. Rated 100%
Congressional District 39 Andy Thorburn** Not Endorsed. Rated 100%
Congressional District 39 Dr. Mai Khann Tran** Not Endorsed. Rated 100%
Congressional District 39 Sam Jammal** Not Endorsed. Rated 100%
Congressional District 45 Katie Porter** Not Endorsed. Rated 100%
Congressional District 45 David Min** Not Endorsed. Rated 100%
Congressional District 45 Kia Hamadanchy** Not Endorsed. Rated 100%
Congressional District 45 Brian Forde** Not Endorsed. Rated 100%
Congressional District 48 Harley Rouda** Not Endorsed. Rated 100%
Congressional District 48 Dr. Hans Keirstead** Not Endorsed. Rated 100%
Congressional District 48 Omar Siddiqui** Not Endorsed. Rated 100%
Congressional District 49 Douglas Applegate** Not Endorsed. Rated 100%
Congressional District 49 Mike Levin** Not Endorsed. Rated 100%
Congressional District 49 Sara Jacobs** Not Endorsed. Rated 100%

STATE-WIDE CONSTITUTIONAL OFFICE
The following candidates for state-wide office have been endorsed by Planned Parenthood Affiliates of California.

Election Date: June 5, 2018 Primary; November 6, 2018 General.
Race Candidate Endorsed / Rated
 Lieutenant Governor  Ed Hernandez Endorsed
 Secretary of State  Alex Padilla* Endorsed
 Controller  Betty Yee* Endorsed
 Treasurer  Fiona Ma Endorsed
 Attorney General  Xavier Becerra* Endorsed
 Insurance Commissioner  Ricardo Lara Endorsed
 Superintendent of Public Instruction  Tony Thurmond Endorsed

CA STATE LEGISLATOR
The following candidates for the California State Legislature have been endorsed by the Community Action Fund of Planned Parenthood of Orange and San Bernardino Counties.

Election Date: June 5, 2018 Primary; November 6, 2018 General.
Orange County:
Race Candidate Endorsed / Rated
Senate District 34 Tom Umberg Endorsed
Assembly District 65 Sharon Quirk-Silva* Endorsed
Assembly District 69 Tom Daly* Endorsed
Assembly District 72 Joshua Lowenthal Endorsed
Assembly District 73 Scott Rhinehart Endorsed
Assembly District 74 Cottie Petrie Norris Endorsed
San Bernardino County:
Race Candidate Endorsed / Rated
Senate District 20 Connie Leyva* Endorsed
Senate District 29 Josh Newman* Endorsed
Assembly District 33 Socorro Cisneros Endorsed
Assembly District 40 James Ramos Endorsed
Assembly District 47 Eloise Gomez Reyes* Endorsed
Assembly District 52 Freddie Rodriguez* Endorsed

SPECIAL ELECTION
The following special election campaign has been endorsed by the Community Action Fund of Planned Parenthood of Orange and San Bernardino Counties.

Election Date: June 5, 2018 Primary.
Race   Endorsed / Rated
29th Senate District Recall Election   Endorsed the Vote "NO" on the recall campaign

LOCAL OFFICE
The following candidates for local office in Orange County have been endorsed by the Community Action Fund of Planned Parenthood of Orange and San Bernardino Counties

Election Date: June 5, 2018 Primary; November 6, 2018 General
Orange County:
Race Candidate Endorsed / Rated
OC Board of Supervisors District 4 Joe Kerr Endorsed
OC Board of Supervisors District 2 Brendon Perkins Endorsed
OC Board of Education District 5 Mary Navarro Endorsed
OC Board of Education District 2 David Boyd Endorsed
Irvine City Council Laura Johnson-Norris Endorsed (Not on ballot until November)
Fullerton City Council, District 5 Ahmad Zahra Endorsed (Not on ballot until November)
The following candidates for local office in San Bernardino County have been endorsed or rated by the Community Action Fund of Planned Parenthood of Orange and San Bernardino Counties.

Election Date: June 5, 2018 Primary; November 6, 2018 General.
San Bernardino County:
Race Candidate Endorsed / Rated
San Bernardino City Mayor Gigi Hanna Rated 100%
San Bernardino City Mayor Danny Tillman Rated 100%
Redlands City Council Denise Davis Endorsed (Not on ballot until November)

*Denotes an incumbent.
**Scored 100% on the Federal Congressional Candidate Questionnaire.
Paid for by Planned Parenthood of Orange and San Bernardino Counties Community Action Fund PAC and Planned Parenthood of Orange and San Bernardino Counties Action Fund. (http://www.ppactionca.org/local-info/orange-san-bernardino). This advertisement was not authorized or paid for by a candidate for this office or a committee controlled by a candidate for this office.
To download this voter guide as a PDF click here. Check back in September for additional endorsement announcements for the 2018 General Election.
ENDORSEMENTS:
If you would like to be considered for endorsement by the Community Action Fund of Planned Parenthood of Orange and San Bernardino Counties for the November General Election please email: publicaffairs@pposbc.org with your request. The endorsement process for non-incumbents for the General Election in 2018 will begin in August 2018 after the candidate filing deadline. At that time we will reach out to all qualifying candidates to complete our candidate questionnaire and schedule an interview if necessary. 
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, the Community Action Fund of Planned Parenthood of Orange and San Bernardino Counties can make recommendations to Planned Parenthood Action Fund (PPAF) on endorsement. Please reach out to publicaffairs@pposbc.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. Please see the graph below to learn more about our process for candidates for federal office.
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