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Voter Guide 2018

 This November 6th 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.

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

Election Date: November 6, 2018 General.
Race Candidate Endorsed / Rated
United States Senate Dianne Feinstein* Endorsed
Congressional District 31 Pete Aguilar* Endorsed
Congressional District 35 Norma Torres* Endorsed
Congressional District 39 Gil Cisneros** Endorsed
Congressional District 45 Katie Porter** Endorsed
Congressional District 47 Alan Lowethal* Endorsed
Congressional District 48 Harley Rouda** Endorsed
Congressional District 49 Mike Levin** Endorsed

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

Election Date: November 6, 2018 General.
Race Candidate Endorsed / Rated
 Governor  Gavin Newsom Endorsed
 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: November 6, 2018 General.
Race Candidate Endorsed / Rated
California State Senate
Senate District 20 Connie Leyva* Endorsed
Senate District 34 Tom Umberg Endorsed
California State Assembly
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
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

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

Election Date: November 6, 2018 General.
Race Candidate Endorsed / Rated
Orange County:
Anaheim Mayor Ashley Aitken Endorsed
Anaheim City Council, District 2 Jordan Brandman Endorsed
Aliso Viejo City Council Tiffany Ackley Endorsed
Buena Park City Council, District 2 Ian J. Macdonald Endorsed
Buena Park City Council, District 5 Connor Traut Endorsed
Costa Mesa Mayor Katrina Foley Endorsed
Costa Mesa City Council, District 3 Andrea Marr Endorsed
Costa Mesa City Council, District 4 Manuel Chavez Endorsed
Costa Mesa City Council, District 5 Arlis Reynolds Endorsed
Fullerton City Council, District 5 Ahmad Zahra Endorsed
Huntington Beach City Council Kim Carr Endorsed
Huntington Beach City Council Dan Kalmick Endorsed
Huntington Beach City Council Shayna Lathus Endorsed
Irvine City Council Laura Johnson-Norris Endorsed
Irvine City Council Farrah N. Khan Endorsed
Mission Viejo City Council Mahmoud El-Farra Endorsed
Orange City Council Beatriz "Betty" Valencia Endorsed
Santa Ana Mayor Sal Tinajero Endorsed
Santa Ana City Council, Ward 2 Paul Gonzales Endorsed
Tustin City Council Sherri Loveland Endorsed
Orange County Water District, Div. 1 Linda R. Zamora Endorsed
San Bernardino County:
Chino City Council, District 1 Tyra Weis Endorsed
Chino City Council, District 2 Gloria Negrete McLeod Endorsed
Redlands City Council, District 1 Denise Davis Endorsed
Redlands City Council, District 3 Joe Richardson Endorsed

SCHOOL BOARD RACES
The following candidates have been endorsed by the Community Action Fund of Planned Parenthood of Orange and San Bernardino Counties

Election Date: November 6, 2018 General.
Race Candidate Endorsed / Rated
Orange County:
Anaheim Elementary School District, Area 2 Jeff Cole Endorsed
Anaheim Elementary School District, Area 4 Norma Campos Kurtz Endorsed
Anaheim Union High School District, Area 1 Al Jabbar Endorsed
Anaheim Union High School District, Area 2 Annemarie Randle-Trejo Endorsed
Centralia Elementary School District, Area 2 Art Montez Endorsed
Centralia Elementary School District, Area 5 Luis "Jerry" Flores Endorsed
Fullerton School District, Area 4 Shana Charles Endorsed
Fullerton Joint Union High School District, Area 4 Lauren Klatzker Endorsed
Irvine Unified School District, Area 2 Sharon Wallin Endorsed
Los Alamitos Unified School District Olaina Anderson Endorsed
Newport-Mesa Unified School District, Area 2 Michelle Murphy Endorsed
Orange Unified School District, Area 5 Kris Erickson Endorsed
Rancho Santiago Community College District, Area 4 Lawrence "Larry" Labrado Endorsed
Santa Ana Unified School District Valerie Amezcua Endorsed
Santa Ana Unified School District John Palacio Endorsed
San Bernardino County:
Chino Valley Unified School District Christina Gagnier Endorsed
Colton Joint Unified School District, Area 1 Randall Ceniceros Endorsed
Fontana Unified School District Kareem Góngora Endorsed
Hesperia Unified School District, Area 5 Mark Dundon Endorsed
Morongo Unified School District, Area 5 Jennifer Decker Endorsed
Redlands Unified School District, Area 5 Kristin Washington Endorsed
Rim of the World Unified School District Sean Swoboda Endorsed
San Bernardino Community College District, Area 4 Donald L. Singer Endorsed
*Denotes an incumbent.
**Scored 100% on the Federal Congressional Candidate Questionnaire.
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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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