Endorsements

National Leaders

  • President Barack Obama
  • Vice President Joe Biden

Editorial Boards

  • La Opinión
  • The LA Times
  • The Modesto Bee
  • The Sacramento Bee
  • San Francisco Chronicle
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Members of Congress

  • Senator Cory Booker
  • Senator Barbara Boxer
  • Senator Dianne Feinstein
  • Senator Kirsten Gillibrand
  • Senator Chuck Schumer
  • Senator Elizabeth Warren
  • Congresswoman Karen Bass
  • Congressman Ami Bera
  • Congressman Mark DeSaulnier
  • Congressman Mike Honda
  • Congressman Jared Huffman
  • Congresswoman Barbara Lee
  • Congressman Jerry McNerney
  • Congressman Eric Swalwell
  • Congressman Mike Thompson

National Organizations

  • Brady Campaign to Prevent Gun Violence
  • California League of Conservation Voters
  • Congressional Black Caucus Political Action Committee
  • Democracy for America
  • EMILY’s List
  • Equality California
  • HONOR PAC
  • Humane Society Legislative Fund
  • LPAC
  • NARAL
  • National Latino Police Officers Association
  • National Women’s Political Caucus
  • NRDC Action Fund
  • ROSA PAC
  • Sierra Club
  • Truman National Security Project

Labor

  • American Federation of State, County and Municipal Employees (AFSCME)
  • AFSCME Council 57
  • California Federation of Teachers
  • California State Building and Construction Trades Council
  • California State Labor Federation
  • California State Pipe Trades Council
  • California Teachers Association
  • California Teamsters Public Affairs Council
  • Carpenters Local Union No. 22
  • International Union of Bricklayers and Allied Craftworkers (BAC)
  • Iron Workers Local 378
  • Laborers’ International Union of North America (LiUNA) Pacific Southwest Region
  • SEIU California
  • Sheet Metal Workers Local 104
  • Teamsters Joint Council 7
  • Teamsters Joint Council 42
  • United Farm Workers
  • UFW Co-Founder Dolores Huerta
  • United Food & Commercial Workers Western States Council
  • United Teachers Los Angeles (UTLA)
  • UNITE HERE

Democratic Organizations

  • Americans for Democratic Action, Southern California
  • California Democratic Party
  • California Young Democrats
  • Democratic Party of the San Fernando Valley
  • Desert Stonewall Democrats
  • East Area Progressive Democrats
  • East Bay Stonewall Democratic Club
  • East Bay Women’s Political Caucus PAC
  • Fresno County Democratic Women’s Club
  • Nevada County Democratic Women’s Club
  • New Frontier Democratic Club
  • Noe Valley Democratic Club
  • Porterville Democratic Club
  • Tulare County Stonewall Democrats

Public Safety

  • Association for Los Angeles Deputy Sheriffs
  • California Association of Highway Patrolmen
  • California Coalition of Law Enforcement Associations
  • California Peace Officers’ Association
  • California Professional Firefighters
  • California State Lodge, Fraternal Order of Police
  • California Statewide Law Enforcement Association
  • International Association of Fire Fighters
  • Long Beach Police Officers Association
  • Los Angeles Police Protective League
  • Los Angeles Airport Peace Officers Association
  • Los Angeles School Police Officers Association
  • Los Angeles Deputy Probation Officers Association
  • Oakland Police Officers Association
  • Peace Officers Research Association of California
  • Santa Ana Police Officers Association

Statewide Elected Officials

  • Governor Jerry Brown
  • State Treasurer John Chiang
  • State Board of Equalization Member Jerome Horton
  • Insurance Commissioner Dave Jones
  • Board of Equalization Member Fiona Ma
  • Lieutenant Governor Gavin Newsom
  • Superintendent of Public Instruction Tom Torlakson
  • State Controller Betty Yee

Local Officials

  • El Cerrito Councilmember Janet Abelson
  • Sierra County Supervisor Lee Adams
  • Petaluma Councilmember Chris Albertson
  • Monte Sereno Councilmember Marshall Anstandig
  • Compton Councilmember Yvonne Arceneaux
  • Marin County Supervisor Judy Arnold
  • Berkeley Councilmember Jesse Arreguin
  • San Luis Obispo Councilmember John Ashbaugh
  • Alameda Councilmember Marilyn Ezzy Ashcraft
  • Alhambra Mayor Luis Ayala
  • Trinidad Councilmember Jim Baker
  • Calistoga Councilmember James Barnes
  • Richmond Councilmember Nathaniel Bates
    Palo Alto Councilmember Marc Berman
    South Gate Councilmember Maria Belen Bernal
  • Concord Councilmember Edi E. Birsan
  • Los Angeles City Councilmember Bob Blumenfield
  • San Juan Bautista Councilmember Tony Boch
    Santa Maria Councilmember Rick Bonilla
  • Los Angeles City Councilmember Mike Bonin
  • Rio Vista Councilmember Constance Boulware
  • Santa Maria Councilmember Jack Boysen
  • Ross Councilmember Elizabeth Brekhus
  • San Francisco Board President London Breed
  • El Cerrito Councilmember Jan Bridges
  • Grover Beach Councilmember Karen Bright
  • Laguna Woods Councilmember Art Brown
  • Mendocino Supervisor Carre Brown
  • Hawthorne Mayor Chris Brown
  • Los Altos Councilmember Jeannie Bruins
  • Perris Councilmember Tonya Burke
  • Richmond Mayor Thomas K. Butt
  • Inglewood Mayor James T. Butts
  • Benicia Councilmember Tom Campbell
  • Fresno Councilmember Paul Caprioglio
  • Santa Barbara County Supervisor Salud Carbajal
    Santa Rosa Councilmember Erin Carlstrom
    Santa Clara Councilmember Dominic J. Caserta
  • Pittsburg Councilmember Will Casey
  • Los Angeles City Councilmember Gil Cedillo
  • Gardena Councilmember Tasha Cerda
  • Healdsburg Councilmember Tom Chambers
  • Alameda County Supervisor Wilma Chan
  • San Francisco Treasurer Jose Cisneros
  • Santa Cruz Councilmember Cynthia Chase
    Former Los Angeles City Controller Laura Chick
    San Luis Obispo Councilmember Carlyn Christianson
    Daly City Councilmember Judith Christensen
  • Mountain View Councilmember Christopher R. Clark
  • San Diego Councilmember Mrytle Cole
  • San Anselmo Councilmember Kay Coleman
    Laguna Woods Mayor Cynthia Conners
    Marin County Supervisor Damon Connolly
    Morgan Hill Councilmember Rich Constantine
    San Leandro Mayor Pauline Cutter
    West Hollywood Councilmember John D’Amico
    South Lake Tahoe Councilmember Wendy David
  • Sierra Madre Councilmember Denise Delmar
    Inglewood Councilmember George Dotson
  • Coronado Councilmember Carrie Downey
  • Union City Councilmember Emily Duncan
    Pleasant Hill Councilmember David Durant
    Yountville Councilmember Jeffrey Durham
  • Stanton Councilmember Alexander A. Ethans
  • Patterson Councilmember Dominic Farinha
    Humboldt County Supervisor Estelle Fennell
    Del Norte County Supervisor David Finigan
  • Shafter Mayor Fran Florez
    Banning Councilmember Deborah Franklin
    El Cerrito Mayor Mark Friedman
    Santa Cruz County Supervisor Zach Friend
  • Novato Councilmember Josh Fryday
    Trinidad Mayor Julie Fulkerson
    Torrance Mayor Patrick J. Furey
    St. Helena Mayor Alan Galbraith
  • San Francisco District Attorney George Gascon
  • Long Beach Mayor Robert Garcia
  • Santa Paula Councilmember Ginger Gherardi
  • Campbell Councilmember Liz Gibbons
  • San Luis Obispo County Supervisor Bruce Gibson
    Contra Costa County Supervisor John Gioia
  • San Bernardino Councilmember Charley B. Glasper
    Petaluma Mayor David Glass
    San Diego Councilmember Todd Gloria
    Contra Costa County Supervisor Federal Glover
    Farmersville Mayor Gregorio Gomez
    San Anselmo Councilmember Ford Greene
    Modesto Councilmember Mani Grewal
    Dublin Councilmember Abe Gupta
  • South San Francisco Councilmember Pradeep Gupta
    Hayward Mayor Barbara Halliday
    Fort Bragg Councilmember Doug Hammerstrom
  • Pleasant Hill Councilmember Michael G. Harris
  • Los Angeles City Councilmember Marqueece Harris-Dawson
  • San Francisco Sheriff Vicki Hennessy
  • Port Hueneme Councilmember Jim Hensley
  • San Francisco City Attorney Dennis Herrera
  • Galt Councilmember Lori Heuer
    Larkspur Councilmember Dan Hillmer
    Santa Monica Councilmember Sue Himmelrich
  • Laguna Woods Councilmember Shari L. Horne
    Redondo Beach Councilmember Christian Horvath
  • Manhattan Beach Councilmember Amy Thomas Howorth
  • Morro Bay Mayor-Councilmember Jamie L. Irons
    Turlock Councilmember Matthew Jacob
    Los Gatos Councilmember Marcia Jensen
    Mono County Supervisor Larry Johnston
    American Canyon Councilmember Mark Joseph
    Cathedral City Councilmember Shelley Kaplan
    Mountain View Councilmember R. Michael Kasperzak Jr.
  • Menlo Park Mayor Kirsten Keith
    Pasadena Councilmember John J. Kennedy
    Belmont Councilmember Douglas Kim
    Petaluma Councilmember Dave King
    Butte County Supervisor Maureen Kirk
  • West Sacramento Councilmember William Kristoff
  • Los Angeles County District Attorney Jackie Lacey
  • Fairfax Councilmember Peter Lacques
  • Hayward Mayor Pro Tem Sara Lamnin
  • Santa Cruz Councilmember Don Lane
  • Ojai Councilmember Severo Lara
    Sunnyvale Councilmember Gustav Larsson
    Bradbury Councilmember Bruce Lathrop
  • San Leandro Councilmember Benny Lee
  • San Francisco Mayor Ed Lee
  • Grover Beach Councilmember Jeff Lee
  • Gilroy Councilmember Peter Leroe-Munoz
    Monterey Park Mayor Hans Liang
  • San Jose Mayor Sam Liccardo
    Belmont Councilmember Warren Lieberman
  • Brisbane Councilmember Lori S. Liu
    Ventura County Supervisor Kathy Long
  • Novato Councilmember Eric Lucan
    Napa Councilmember Mary Luros
    Albany Mayor Peter Maass
  • San Bernardino Councilmember Virginia Marquez
    Emeryville Councilmember Dianne Martinez
  • Los Angeles City Councilmember Nury Martinez
  • San Juan Bautista Councilmember Chris Martorana
  • San Luis Obispo Mayor Jan Marx
    Santa Clara Councilmember Jamie L. Matthews
  • Redding Mayor Missy McArthur
    Belvedere Councilmember Claire McAuliffe
    Pasadena Councilmember Margaret McAustin
    Healdsburg Mayor Shaun McCaffery
    Belvedere Mayor Bob McCaskill
    Santa Monica Mayor Kevin McKeown
    Albany Councilmember Peggy McQuaid
  • West Hollywood Councilmember Lauren Meister
    Hayward Councilmember Al Mendall
    Alameda County Supervisor Nate Miley
    Rolling Hills Estates Councilmember Judy Mitchell
  • Parler Councilmember Juan Montano
    Cotati Mayor John Moore
  • Los Altos Councilmember Jean Mordo
  • Marina Councilmember Gail Morton
    Larkspur Councilmember Ann Morrison
  • Del Mar Councilmember Donald E. Mosier
  • Menlo Park Councilmember Ray Mueller
    Richmond Councilmember Jael Myrick
  • Auburn Councilmember Keith Nesbitt
    Grover Beach Councilmember Barbara Nicolls
  • Pleasant Hill Mayor Sue Noack
    El Dorado County Supervisor Sue Novasel
  • Santa Monica Councilmember Terry O’Day
    Alameda Councilmember Jim Oddie
    Seaside Councilmember Ian Oglesby
  • Antioch Councilmember Lori Ogorchock
  • Gustine Councilmember Joseph Oliveira
  • Alameda County District Attorney Nancy O’Malley
  • Santa Clara Councilmember Teresa O’Neill
  • Willits Councilmember Ron Orenstein
    Sanger Councilmember Tony Pacheco
  • Brea Councilmember Glenn Parker
    Ventura County Supervisor Linda Parks
    Oakdale Mayor Pat Paul
    Hayward Councilmember Marvin Peixoto
  • Half Moon Bay Councilmember Deborah Penrose
    Arcata Councilmember Sofia Pereira
  • Foster City Mayor Herb Perez
  • Riverside Councilmember Jim Perry
    Cathedral City Councilmember Greg Pettis
    Clayton Councilmember Julie K. Pierce
  • Los Angeles County Assessor Jeff Prang
  • Guadalupe Councilmember Virginia Ponce
    Santa Cruz Councilmember Micah Posner
    Colusa County District Attorney John R. Poyner
  • Los Angeles City Councilmember Curren Price
  • Fairfield Mayor Harry T. Price
  • San Leandro Councilmember Jim Prola
    El Monte Mayor Andre Quintero
  • El Cerrito Councilmember Gabe Quinto
    Temecula Councilmember Dr. Matt Rahn
    American Canyon Councilmember Belia Ramos
    Belmont Councilmember Eric Reed
    Long Beach Councilmember Rex Richardson
    Chico Councilmember Tami Ritter
  • Madera Councilmember Derek O. Robinson
    San Jose Councilmember Donald Rocha
    Walnut Councilmember Andrew Rodriguez
    Mountain View Vice Mayor Ken Rosenberg
    Malibu Councilmember Laura Rosenthal
    Seaside Mayor Ralph Rubio
    Cloverdale Councilmember Carol Russell
    Los Angeles Councilmember David Ryu
    Culver City Councilmember Meghan Sahli-Wells
    Monterey County Supervisor Simon Salinas
  • Yolo County Supervisor Don Saylor
    Los Gatos Councilmember Marico Sayoc
  • Oakland Mayor Libby Schaaf
  • South Pasadena Councilmember Richard D. Schneider
  • Palo Alto Councilmember Gregory Schmid
    Rolling Hills Estates Councilmember Velveth Schmitz
    Chico Councilmember Ann Schwab
  • Agoura Hills Councilmember Harry Schwarz
  • Bishop Councilmember Karen Schwartz
  • Marin County Supervisor Kate Sears
    Encinitas Councilmember Lisa Shaffer
  • Grover Beach Councilmember Mariam Shah
    Malibu Councilmember John Sibert
    Mountain View Councilmember Leonard M. Siegel
  • Cupertino Councilmember Rod G. Sinks
    Ross Councilmember Carla Small
  • Los Angeles County Supervisor Hilda Solis
  • Livermore Councilmember Steven Spedowski
    Monrovia Councilmember Larry J. Spicer
  • Belmont Councilmember Charles Stone
    Chico Councilmember Randall Stone
  • Los Banos Councilmember Elizabeth Stonegrove
    Benicia Councilmember Christina Strawbridge
  • Willits Councilmember Madge Strong
    Elk Grove Councilmember Darren Suen
    Jackson Councilmember Keith Sweet
  • Capitola Councilmember Michael Termini
    Rancho Cordova Councilmember Donald Terry
  • Antioch Councilmember Tony G. Tiscareno
    West Covina Mayor James Toma
  • \Moraga Councilmember Dave Trotter
  • Gilroy Councilmember Cat Tucker
    Fort Bragg Mayor Dave R. Turner
    Citrus Heights Councilmember Mel Turner
    Cupertino Councilmember Savita Vaidhyanathan
    Union City Mayor Carol Dutra-Vernaci
    San Joaquin County Supervisor Carlos Villapudua
    Oakland Councilmember Annie Campbell Washington
    Larkspur Councilmember Catherine Way
    Agoura Hills Councilmember Illece Buckley Weber
  • Los Angeles City Council President Herb Wesson
  • San Francisco Supervisor Scott Wiener
  • Antioch Councilmember Monica E. Wilson
    Belvedere Councilmember Marty Winter
  • Monte Sereno Councilmember Evert Wolsheimer
    Del Mar Councilmember Dwight Worden
  • Stockton Councilmember Dan Wright
    Sonoma County Supervisor Shirlee Zane
    Solana Beach Councilmember David A. Zito
    Rolling Hills Estates Councilmember Steven Zuckerman
  • Santa Maria Councilmember Terri Zuniga

State Legislature

  • Senate President pro Tem Kevin De Leόn
    Speaker of the California Assembly Anthony Rendon
  • Speaker Emeritus of the California Assembly Toni Atkins
  • Speaker Emeritus of the California Assembly Fabian Núñez
  • Speaker Emeritus of the California Assembly John Perez
  • Former Senate President Pro Tem Darrell Steinberg (Ret.)
  • Former California Democratic Party Chair and Sen. Art Torres (Ret.)
  • California Asian Pacific Islander Legislative Caucus
  • California Legislative Black Caucus
  • Senator Jim Beall (D-San Jose)
  • Senator Cathleen Galgiani (D-Stockton)
  • Senator Isadore Hall (D-Compton)
  • Senator Loni Hancock (D-Oakland)
  • Senator Bob Hertzberg (D-Sherman Oaks)
  • Senator Jerry Hill (D-San Mateo)
  • Senator Ben Hueso (D-San Diego)
  • Senator Hannah-Beth Jackson (D-Santa Barbara)
  • Senator Ricardo Lara (D-Bell Gardens)
  • Senator Mark Leno (D-San Francisco)
  • Senator Connie Leyva (D-Chino)
  • Senator Tony Mendoza (D-Artesia)
  • Senator Holly Mitchell (D-Los Angeles)
  • Senator Bill Monning (D-Santa Cruz)
  • Senator Fran Pavley (D-Woodland Hills)
  • Senator Richard Roth (D-Riverside)
  • Senator Joe Simitian (Ret.)
  • Senator Bob Wieckowski (D-Fremont)
  • Senator Lois Wolk (D-Napa)
  • Assemblymember Richard Bloom (D-Santa Monica)
  • Assemblymember Susan Bonilla (D-Concord)
  • Assemblymember Rob Bonta (D-Oakland)
  • Assemblymember Cheryl Brown (D-Fontana)
  • Assemblymember Autumn Burke (D-Inglewood)
  • Assemblymember Nora Campos (D-San Jose)
  • Assemblymember David Chiu (D-San Francisco)
  • Assemblymember Kansen Chu (D- San Jose)
  • Assemblymember Ken Cooley (D-Rancho Cordova)
    Assemblymember Jim Cooper (D-Elk Grove)
  • Assemblymember Matt Dababneh (D-Encino)
  • Assemblymember Susan Talamantes Eggman (D-Stockton)
  • Assemblymember Mike Gipson (D-Carson)
  • Assemblymember Jimmy Gomez (D-Eagle Rock)
  • Assemblymember Richard Gordon (D- Los Altos)
  • Assemblymember Chris Holden (D-Pasadena)
  • Assemblymember Jacqui Irwin (D-Thousand Oaks)
  • Assemblymember Reggie Jones-Sawyer (D-South LA)
  • Assemblymember Marc Levine (D-San Rafael)
  • Assemblymember Evan Low (D-Campbell)
  • Assemblymember Kevin McCarty (D-Sacramento)
  • Assemblymember Jose Medina (D-Riverside)
  • Assemblymember Kevin Mullin (D- San Mateo)
  • Assemblymember Adrin Nazarian (D-Sherman Oaks)
  • Assemblymember Patrick O’Donnell (D-Long Beach)
  • Assemblymember Bill Quirk (D-Hayward)
  • Assemblymember Miguel Santiago (D-Downtown LA)
  • Assemblymember Sebastian Ridley Thomas (D – Los Angeles)
  • Assemblymember Tony Thurmond (D-Richmond)
  • Assemblymember Hector de la Torre (Ret.)
  • Assemblymember Das Williams (D-Santa Barbara)
  • Assemblymember Jim Wood (D-Eureka)