2020 Endorsements

*Club endorsements are voted on by members of San Diego Democrats for Equality. They do not equal endorsements made by the county or state party. County and state party endorsements are made separately. “Acceptable” ratings may be given to candidates who do not meet at least a 60% threshold of voting club members, however are deemed supportable by the club. “Unacceptable” ratings may be given in the event that the candidate has a poor position or record on one or more critical issues, and/or the candidate has demonstrated a lack of responsiveness or sensitivity to the lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender community.

MARCH 3, 2020 PRIMARY ELECTION

California State Assembly

State Assembly, District 79: Dr. Shirley Weber

Local Municipal Offices

San Diego Mayor: Todd Gloria
San Diego City Council, District 3: Stephen Whitburn
San Diego City Council, District 9: Georgette Gomez

Chula Vista City Council, District 3: Steve Padilla

ENDORSEMENT CALENDAR (as of June 20, 2019)

Saturday & Sunday, July 12 & 13
(San Diego Pride)

  • U.S. Democratic Presidential Candidate Straw Poll (Non-Binding)

Thursday, July 18

  • State Senate District 39 (Friendly Incumbent)
  • State Assembly District 76 (Friendly Incumbent)
  • Congressional District 49
  • Congressional District 50
  • Congressional District 51
  • U.S. President

Thursday, August 15

  • Congressional District 52 (Friendly Incumbent)
  • Congressional District 53 (Friendly Incumbent)
  • San Diego City Attorney (Friendly Incumbent)
  • State Assembly District 71
  • State Assembly District 75

Thursday, September 19

  • State Assembly District 80 (Friendly Incumbent)
  • County Board of Education District 4 (Friendly Incumbent)
  • State Assembly District 77
  • State Assembly District 78
  • County Board of Education District 1
  • County Board of Education District 2
  • County Board of Supervisors District 1
  • County Board of Supervisors District 2
  • County Board of Supervisors District 3

Thursday, October 17

  • San Diego Community College District B (Friendly Incumbent)
  • San Diego Community College District D (Friendly Incumbent)
  • San Diego City Council District 1
  • San Diego City Council District 5
  • San Diego City Council District 7
  • Chula Vista City Council District 4

Thursday, November 21

  • San Diego Unified District A
  • San Diego Unified District D
  • San Diego Unified District E
  • Trailed Races (if needed)

Thursday, January 16 (2020)

  • Trailed Races (if needed)