SF ENDC Endorsements - General 2018

Below are our endorsements for the November 2018 election. Congratulations to the candidates and campaigns who have earned our endorsement! Our next step is to share how we will volunteer to “Get Out The Vote (GOTV)” on behalf of our endorsed candidates and propositions. Over the next several weeks we will send follow-up e-mails outlining opportunities to participate in these activities.

If you didn’t meet the criteria to participate in this election’s endorsement process (listed below) you may be eligible next time. Just make sure you are a registered Democrat living in Districts 3, 6 or 10, become a dues paying member, attend a total of three qualifying meetings, and you will be good to go!


US Senate - Dianne Feinstein (Incumbent) House CD 12 - Nancy Pelosi  (Incumbent)


Governor - Gavin Newsom Lt. Governor - Eleni Kounalakis Attorney General - Xavier Becerra (Incumbent)

Insurance Commissioner - Ricardo Lara Secretary of State - Alex Padilla (Incumbent) Controller - Betty Yee (Incumbent) Treasurer - Fiona Ma

Board of Equalization, District 2 - Malia Cohen Supt of Public Instruction - Tony Thurmond Assembly Seat 17 - David Chiu (Incumbent)

Local Elections

District 6 Supervisor

Rank 1 Sonja Trauss Rank 2 Christine Johnson

District 10 Supervisor

Rank 1 Shamann Walton Rank 2 Theo Ellington

Assessor Recorder

Carmen Chu (Incumbent)

Public Defender

No Endorsement

Board of Education

Michelle Parker Phil Kim Monica Chinchilla

Community College Board

Victor Olivieri Thea Selby (Incumbent) Brigitte Davila (Incumbent)

BART Board District 8

Melanie Nutter

Local Propositions

Prop A         Yes Prop B         No

Prop C         Yes Prop D         No Recommendation*

Prop E         Yes

State Propositions

Prop 1          Yes Prop 2          Yes Prop 3          Yes Prop 4          Yes Prop 5          No Prop 6          No Prop 7          Yes Prop 8          No Prop 10        No recommendation* Prop 11        No Prop 12        Yes

  1. To endorse a candidate or a position on a proposition, our endorsement threshold is 55% of the qualified voting members.

  2. For this election, to be a qualified voting member, you must be a registered

  3. Democrat living in Districts 3, 6 or 10, paid your dues and attended three qualifying meetings.

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