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Each election cycle, Planned Parenthood Action Fund of the Pacific Southwest endorsed and rates candidates that will fight for access to health care, comprehensive sex ed, and reproductive rights. See below for a list of endorsed or 100% pro Planned Parenthood rated candidates for the 2018 November General Election as well as preliminary results from the November 6th General Election. To view the full list of preliminary results in your region click below:
The following candidates for federal office have been endorsed by Planned Parenthood Action Fund.
Congressional District 36
Congressional District 41
Congressional District 49
Congressional District 50
Congressional District 51
Congressional District 52
Congressional District 53
The following candidates for state-wide office have been endorsed by Planned Parenthood Affiliates of California.
Secretary of State
Superintendent of Public Instruction
The following candidates for the California State Legislature have been endorsed by Planned Parenthood Action Fund of the Pacific Southwest.
California State Legislature:
State Senate District 28
State Assembly District 42
State Assembly District 56
State Assembly District 60
State Assembly District 61
State Assembly District 76
Tasha Boerner Horvath
State Assembly District 77
State Assembly DIstrict 78
State Assembly District 79
Shirley N. Weber*
State Assembly District 80
Lorena Gonzalez Fletcher*
The following candidates for local office in San Diego County have been endorsed OR rated by Planned Parenthood Action Fund of the Pacific Southwest.
San Diego County:
|San Diego Community College District, District A||Maria Nieto Senour* - Endorsed||Won|
|San Diego Community College District, District E||Sean Elo - Endorsed||Trailing|
|Southwestern Community College Governing Board, Seat 2||Nora E. Vargas - Endorsed||Won|
|Southwestern Community College Governing Board, Seat 4||Leticia Cazares - Endorsed||Leading|
|Poway Unified School District, Area C||Charles Sellers* - Endorsed||Lost|
|San Diego Unified School District, District B||Kevin Beiser* - Endorsed||Won|
|San Diego Unified School District, District C||Michael McQuary* - Endorsed||Won|
|Vista Unified School Districy, Area 3||Martha Alvarado - Endorsed||Won|
|San Dieguito Union High School District, Area 1||Amy Flicker - Endorsed||Trailing|
|Sweetwater Union High School District, District 1||Arturo Solis* - Endorsed||Won|
|Chula Vista Elementary School District, Seat 1||Francisco Tamayo* - Endorsed||Won|
|Chula Vista Elementary School District, Seat 3||Leslie Bunker* - Endorsed||Trailing|
|Chula Vista Elementary School District, Seat 5||Eduardo Reyes* - Endorsed||Won|
|San Diego County Board of Supervisors, District 4||Nathan Fletcher - Rated 100%||Won|
|San Diego County Board of Supervisors, District 4||Bonnie Dumanis - Rated 100%||Lost|
|Carlsbad Mayor||Cori Schumacher - Endorsed||Trailing|
|Carlsbad City Council, District 1||Barbara Hamilton - Endorsed||Trailing|
|Chula Vista City Council, District 1||Mark Bartlett - Endorsed||Trailing|
|Chula Vista City Council, District 2||Jill M. Galvez - Endorsed||Leading|
|Chula Vista Mayor||Mary Salas* - Endorsed||Won|
|Del Mar Mayor||Dwight Worden - Endorsed||Leading|
|Encinitas Mayor||Catherine Blakespear* - Endorsed||Won|
|Encinitas City Council, District 3||Joddy Hubbard - Endorsed||Leading|
|Encinitas City Council, District 4||Joe Mosca* - Endorsed||Leading|
|Escondido City Council, District 1||Consuelo Martinez - Endorsed||Leading|
|Imperial Beach City Council||Edward Spriggs* - Endorsed||Won|
|La Mesa City Council||Akilah Weber - Endorsed||Leading|
|Lemon Grove City Council||Kamaal Martin - Endorsed||Lost|
|National City Mayor||Alejandra Sotelo-Solis - Endorsed||Won|
|National City City Council||Jose Rodriguez - Endorsed||Trailing|
|Oceanside City Council, District 2||Lawrence "Larry" Kornit||Lost|
|Oceanside City Treasurer||Rafe Edward Trickey Jr. - Endorsed||Trailing|
|San Marcos City Council, District 1||Maria Nuñez - Endorsed||Trailing|
|San Diego City Council, District 2||Jennifer Campbell - Endorsed||Leading|
|San Diego City Council, District 4||Myrtle Cole* - Endorsed||Trailing|
|San Diego City Council, District 6||Tommy Hough - Endorsed||Lost|
|San Diego City Council, District 8||Antonio Martinez - Endorsed||Trailing|
|Measure D||Yes on Measure D||Won|
The following candidates for local office in Riverside County have been endorsed OR rated by Planned Parenthood Action Fund of the Pacific Southwest.
|Riverside Community College District, Trustee Area 4||Jose Alcala - Endorsed||Trailing|
|Coachella Valley Unified School District, Trustee Area 1||Joey Acuña* - Endorsed||Won|
|Colton Joint Unified School District, Trustee Area 1||Randall Ceniceros* - Endorsed by Community Action Fund PPOSBC||Trailing|
|Val Verde Unified School District, Trustee Area 4||Steve Perez - Endorsed||Trailing|
|Coachella City Council||Megan Beaman Jacinto - Endorsed||Won|
|Corona City Council, District 1||Jacqueline Casillas - Endorsed||Leading|
|Desert Hot Springs City Council||Gary Gardner - Endorsed||Won|
|Lake Elsinore City Council, District 3||Tim Sheridan - Endorsed||Won|
|Moreno Valley Mayor||Yxstian Gutierrez* - Endorsed||Won|
|Moreno Valley City Council, District 2||Keri Then - Rated 100%||Leading|
|Moreno Valley City Council, District 2||Corey Jackson - Rated 100%||Trailing|
|Perris City Council||Brady A. McCarron - Endorsed||Trailing|
|Measure BB||Yes on Measure BB||Won|
The following candidates for local office in Imperial County have been endorsed by Planned Parenthood Action Fund of the Pacific Southwest.
|Calexico Unified School District||Jose Guillen||Lost|
*Denotes an incumbent.
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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: firstname.lastname@example.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 email@example.com 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.
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