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Election Info

PRIMARY ELECTION UPDATE:
Preliminary election results for state-wide races can be found here.
For San Diego County results go here.
For Riverside County results click here.
For Imperial County visit this page
Preliminary election results can also be seen below.

See below for a list of endorsed or rated candidates who will fight for access to health care, comprehensive sex ed, and reproductive rights. 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  June Primary Election Results
 U.S. Senate  Dianne Feinstein*   Advances to November 
 Congressional District 36  Raul Ruiz*   Advances to November 
 Congressional District 41  Mark Takano*   Advances to November 
 Congressional District 51  Juan Vargas*   Advances to November 
 Congressional District 52  Scott Peters*   Advances to November 
 Congressional District 53  Susan Davis*   Advances to November 

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  June Primary Election Results
 Lieutenant Governor  Ed Hernandez  Advances to November
 Secretary of State  Alex Padilla*  Advances to November
 Controller  Betty Yee*  Advances to November
 Treasurer  Fiona Ma  Advances to November
 Attorney General  Xavier Becerra*  Advances to November
 Insurance Commissioner  Ricardo Lara  Advances to November
 Superintendent of Public Instruction  Tony Thurmond  Advances to November

The following candidates for the California State Legislature have been endorsed by Planned Parenthood Action Fund of the Pacific Southwest.
Election Date: June 5, 2018 Primary; November 6, 2018 General. 

California State Legislature:

 Race  Candidate  June Primary Election Results
 State Senate District 28   Joy Silver  Advances to November
 State Assembly District 56  Eduardo Garcia*   Advances to November
 State Assembly District 60  Sabrina Cervantes*   Advances to November
 State Assembly District 61  Jose Medina*   Advances to November
 State Assembly District 76  Tasha Boerner Horvath  Advances to November
 State Assembly District 77  Sunday Gover   Advances to November
 State Assembly DIstrict 78  Todd Gloria*   Advances to November
 State Assembly District 79  Shirley N. Weber*   Advances to November
 State Assembly District 80  Lorena Gonzalez Fletcher*  Advances to November

The following candidates for local office in San Diego County have been endorsed OR rated by Planned Parenthood Action Fund of the Pacific Southwest.
Election Date: June 5, 2018 Primary; November 6, 2018 General.

San Diego County:

 Race  Candidate  June Primary Election Results
 San Diego County Board of Education, District 5  Rick Shea* - Endorsed  Leading
 San Diego Community College District, District A  Maria Nieto Senour* - Endorsed  Advances to November
 San Diego Community College District, District E  Rafael Perez - Rated 100%  Lost
 San Diego Community College District, District E  Sean Elo - Endorsed  Advances to November
 Southwestern Community College Governing Board, Seat 2  Nora E. Vargas - Endorsed  Not on ballot until November
 San Diego Unified School District, District B  Kevin Beiser* - Endorsed  Advances to November
 San Diego Unified School District, District C  Michael McQuary* - Endorsed  Advances to November
 Sweetwater Union High School District, District 1  Arturo Solis* - Endorsed  Not on ballot until November
 Chula Vista Elementary School District, Seat 1  Francisco Tamayo* - Endorsed  Not on ballot until November
 Chula Vista Elementary School District, Seat 3  Leslie Bunker* - Endorsed  Not on ballot until November
 Chula Vista Elementary School District, Seat 5  Eduardo Reyes* - Endorsed  Not on ballot until November
 San Diego County Board of Supervisors, District 4  Omar Passons - Rated 100%  Lost
 San Diego County Board of Supervisors, District 4  Lori Saldaña - Rated 100%  Lost
 San Diego County Board of Supervisors, District 4  Nathan Fletcher - Rated 100%  Advances to November
 San Diego County Board of Supervisors, District 4  Bonnie Dumanis - Rated 100%  Advances to November
 San Diego County Board of Supervisors, District 4  Ken Malbrough - Rated 100%  Lost
 San Diego County Assesor/Recorder/Clerk  Matt Strabone - Endorsed  Lost
 San Diego County District Attorney  Genevieve Jones Wright - Endorsed  Lost
 San Diego County Sherrif  Dave Myers - Endorsed  Lost
 San Diego County Treasurer/Tax Collector  Dan Mc Allister* - Endorsed  Won
 Chula Vista City Council, District 1  Mark Bartlett - Endorsed  Not on ballot until November
 Chula Vista City Council, District 2  Jill M. Galvez - Endorsed  Advances to November
 Chula Vista City Council, District 2  Patrick MacFarland - Rated 100%  Lost
 Chula Vista Mayor  Mary Salas* - Endorsed  Advances to November
 Encinitas City Council   Catherine Blakespear* - Endorsed  Not on ballot until November
 Imperial Beach City Council  Edward Spriggs* - Endorsed  Not on ballot until November
 San Diego City Council, District 2  Bryan Pease - Rated 100%  Lost
 San Diego City Council, District 2  Jordan Beane - Rated 100%  Lost
 San Diego City Council, District 2  Jennifer Campbell - Endorsed  Advances to November
 San Diego City Council, District 4  Myrtle Cole* - Endorsed  Advances to November
 San Diego City Council, District 6  Ahmad Fayaz Nawabi - Endorsed  Withdrew
 San Diego City Council, District 8  Antonio Martinez - Endorsed  Advances to November

The following candidates for local office in Riverside County have been endorsed or rated by Planned Parenthood Action Fund of the Pacific Southwest.
Election Date: June 5, 2018 Primary; November 6, 2018 General.

Riverside County:

 Race  Candidate  June Primary Election Results
 Riverside County Board of Education, Trustee Area 2  Micaela "Mikki" Cichocki - Endorsed  Lost
 Riverside County Board of Education, Trustee Area 6  Elizabeth Romero* - Endorsed  Won
 Coachella Valley Unified School District, Trustee Area 1  Joey Acuña* - Endorsed  Not on ballot until November
 Riverside County Board of Supervisors, District 2  Penny Newman - Endorsed  Trailing
 Riverside County Board of Supervisors, District 4  Manuel "Manny" Perez* - Endorsed  Leading
 Moreno Valley Mayor  Yxstian Gutierrez* - Endorsed  Not on ballot until November

*Denotes an incumbent.

Paid for by Planned Parenthood Action Fund of the Pacific Southwest and Planned Parenthood Action Fund of the Pacific Southwest PAC. 1075 Camino del Rio South San Diego.  Not authorized by a candidate or a committee controlled by a candidate.

Check back in September for additional endorsement announcements for the 2018 General Election.

ENDORSEMENTS:

If you would like to be considered for endorsement by Planned Parenthood Action Fund of the Pacific Southwest for the November General Election please email: endorsements@planned.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, 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. Please see the graph below to learn more about our proess for candidates for federal office.

If you have any questions please email us at endorsements@planned.org.

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