Endorsements


The Democratic Party of the San Fernando Valley has made the following endorsements for the November 6, 2018, General Election:

Governor: Gavin Newsom
Lt. Governor: No Consensus
Attorney General: Xavier Becerra
Secretary of State: Alex Padilla
Treasurer: Fiona Ma
Controller: Betty Yee
Insurance Commissioner:  Ricardo Lara
Superintendent of Public Instruction: Tony Thurmond

U.S. Senate: No Consensus

Congress
25th CD: Katie Hill
26th CD: Julia Brownley
28th CD: Adam Schiff
29th CD: Tony Cardenas
30th CD: Brad Sherman
33rd CD: Ted Lieu

State Senate
SD 18: Bob Hertzberg
SD 26: Ben Allen

Assembly
AD 38: Christy Smith
AD 39: Luz Rivas
AD 43: Laura Friedman
AD 45: Jesse Gabriel
AD 46: Adrin Nazarian
AD 50: Richard Bloom

Los Angeles County Sheriff: Alex Villanueva
Los Angeles County Assessor: Jeffrey Prang
Los Angeles County Supervisor District 3: Sheila Kuehl

Board of Equalization District 1: Tom Hallinan
Board of Equalization District 3: No Endorsement

Santa Clarita City Council:  Brett HaddockLogan Smith and Diane Trautman

William S. Hart Union High School District Trustee Area 2: No Endorsement
William S. Hart Union High School District Trustee Area 5: Kelly Trunkey

California State Propositions:
Prop 1: 4 billion affordable housing bond for renters and vets YES
Prop 2: Allowing Prop 63 mental health dollars to be used for supportive housing for homeless YES
Prop 3: Water cleanliness, storage and transport bonds YES
Prop 4: 1.5 billion in bonds for children’s hospitals YES
Prop 5: Initiative that limits property tax for seniors buying a new home NO
Prop 6: Repeal of the gas tax NO
Prop 7: Allowing the legislature to repeal daylight saving time YES
Prop 8: Capping profits for kidney dialysis at 15% YES
Prop 10: Overturning the Costa Hawkins prohibition on rent control YES
Prop 11: Requiring private ambulance workers to stay on call during breaks NO
Prop 12: Expanding space protections for various farm animals for sale in CA YES

Los Angeles City Charter Amendment B: NO CONSENSUS
Los Angeles City Charter Amendment E: YES
Los Angeles Unified School Board Charter Amendment EE: YES
Los Angeles County Flood Control District, Measure W: YES
City of Burbank Measure QS: YES
City of Burbank Measure P: YES

While DPSFV did not consider judicial endorsements, the following are the recommendations of the Los Angeles County Democratic Party:

LOS ANGELES SUPERIOR COURT
Office 4: Veronica Sauceda
Office 16: Patti Hunter
Office 60: Tony J. Cho
Office 113: Javier Perez