2018 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. (Click here for a printer-friendly version of our Voter Guide)

November 6, 2018 GENERAL ELECTION

Statewide Propositions

(As recommended by the California Democratic Party)
Proposition 1: YES
Proposition 2: YES
Proposition 3: No Official Position
Proposition 4: YES
Proposition 5: NO
Proposition 6: NO
Proposition 7: YES
Proposition 8: YES
Proposition 9: REMOVED from ballot by Court Order
Proposition 10: YES
Proposition 11: NO
Proposition 12: YES

Local Propositions

(As recommended by the San Diego County Democratic Party)
Proposition A: NO
Proposition B: NO
Proposition C: NO
Proposition D: YES
Proposition E: NO
Proposition G: YES
Proposition H: YES
Proposition J: YES
Proposition K: YES
Proposition L: YES
Proposition M: YES
Proposition N: YES

Statewide Offices

U.S. Senate: Kevin de León
Governor: Gavin Newsom
Lt. Governor: Ed Hernandez
Attorney General: Xavier Becerra
Secretary of State: Alex Padilla
State Controller: Betty Yee
State Treasurer: Fiona Ma
Insurance Commissioner: Ricardo Lara
Supt. of Public Instruction: Tony Thurmond
Associate Justice of the California Supreme Court: Vote NO on Carol Corrigan

U.S. Congressional Districts

Congressional District 50: Ammar Campa-Najjar
Congressional District 52: Scott Peters
Congressional District 53: Susan Davis

California State Senate

State Senate, District 36: Marggie Castellano
State Senate, District 38: Jeff Griffith

California State Assembly

State Assembly, District 71: James Elia
State Assembly, District 75: Alan Geraci
State Assembly, District 76: Tasha Boerner Horvath
State Assembly, District 77: Sunday Gover
State Assembly, District 78: Todd Gloria
State Assembly, District 79: Dr. Shirley Weber
State Assembly, District 80: Lorena Gonzalez Fletcher

San Diego County Offices

County Board of Supervisors, District 4: Nathan Fletcher
County Board of Supervisors, District 5: Michelle Gomez
Superior Court Judge, Office 37: Matt Brower | For this contest, Gary Kreep has been rated “unacceptable”

Local Educational Offices

San Diego Community College District, District A: Dr. Maria Nieto Senour
San Diego Community College District, District C: Craig Milgrim
San Diego Community College District, District E: Sean Elo

Southwestern Community College, Seat 2: Nora Vargas
Southwestern Community College, Seat 4: Nicole Jones

San Diego Unified School District, Sub-District B: Kevin Beiser
San Diego Unified School District, Sub-District C: Dr. Mike McQuary

Local Municipal Offices

Carlsbad Mayor: Cori Schumacher
Carlsbad City Council, District 1: Linda Breen

Chula Vista Mayor: Mary Casillas Salas
Chula Vista City Council, District 1: Mark Bartlett

Encinitas City Council, District 4: Joe Mosca

Imperial Beach Mayor: Serge Dedina
Imperial Beach City Council: Paloma Aguirre

La Mesa City Council (vote for 2): Dr. Akilah Weber and Dave Myers

National City Mayor: Alejandra Sotelo-Solis
National City City Council (vote for 2): Mona Rios and Jose Rodriguez

Oceanside City Council, District 1 (vote for 1): Esther Sanchez OR Chuck Lowrey | For this contest, these candidates have been rated “acceptable”
Oceanside City Council, District 2: Larry Kornit

San Diego City Council, District 2: Dr. Jen Campbell
San Diego City Council, District 4: Monica Montgomery
San Diego City Council, District 6: Tommy Hough
San Diego City Council, District 8: Vivian Moreno