Endorsements

November 8, 2016 General Election Endorsements

U.S. House of Representatives, District 17

Mike Honda
Sole Endorsement*

Mike Honda for Congress, FEC# C00351379,  http://mikehonda.com/

U.S. House of Representatives, District 18

Anna Eshoo
Sole Endorsement*

Anna Eshoo for Congress,  FEC# C00258475

U.S. House of Representatives, District 19

Zoe Lofgren
Sole Endorsement*

Lofgren for Congress, FEC#C00289603, http://www.lofgrenforcongress.com/

U.S. House of Representatives, District 20

Jimmy Panetta
Sole Endorsement*

Jimmy Panetta for Congress 2016,                                                                                                             FEC # C00592154, http://www.jimmypanettaforcongress.com/

California State Senate, District 13

Jerry Hill
Sole Endorsement*

Jerry Hill for Senate 2016, FPPC# 1353750, http://jerryhillforsenate.com/

California State Senate, District 15

Jim Beall
Sole Endorsement*

Jim Beall for State Senate 2016, FPPC# 1354578, http://www.jimbeall.com/

California State Senate, District 17

Bill Monning
Sole Endorsement*

Bill Monning for Senate 2016, FPPC#1353537, http://www.billmonning.org/

California State Assembly, District 24

Marc Berman
Dual Endorsement***

Marc Berman For Assembly 2016, FPPC #1374325, http://www.voteberman.com/

Vicki Veenker
Dual Endorsement***

Vicki Veenker for Assembly 2016, FPPC# 1380626, http://www.vickiforassembly.com/

California State Assembly, District 25

Kansen Chu
Sole Endorsement*

Kansen Chu for Assembly 2016, FPPC# 1356097, http://www.kansenchu.com/

California State Assembly, District 27

Ash Kalra
Sole Endorsement*

Ash Kalra for California – Assembly 2016, FPPC# 1373591, http://www.ashkalra.com/

California State Assembly, District 28

Evan Low
Sole Endorsement*

Evan Low for Assembly 2016, FPPC# 1373638, http://evanlowforassembly.com/

California State Assembly, District 29

Mark Stone
Sole Endorsement*

Friends of Mark Stone for Assembly 2016, FPPC# 1373630, http://friendsofmarkstone.org/

California State Assembly, District 30

Karina Cervantez Alejo
Sole Endorsement*

Karina Cervantez Alejo for Assembly 2016, FPPC#1375999, http://votekarina.com/

San Jose City Council, District 2

Sergio Jimenez
Sole Endorsement*

Sergio Jimenez for City Council 2016, FPPC# 1381456, https://sergio4district2.com/

San Jose City Council, District 6

Helen Chapman
Sole Endorsement*

Neighbors for Helen Chapman City Council District 6,                                                                   FPPC# 1380240, http://www.helenchapman2016.com/

San Jose City Council, District 8

Sylvia Arenas
Sole Endorsement*

Neighbors for Sylvia Arenas for D8 City Council 2016  FPPC#1381896, http://www.sylviaarenas.com/

Santa Clara City Council, Seat 3

Debi Davis
Sole Endorsement*

Debi Davis for City Council 2016, FPPC #1386672, http://www.reelectdebidavis.com/

Santa Clara City Council, Seat 4

Patricia Mahan
Dual Endorsement***

Tino Silva
Dual Endorsement***

Tino Silva for 2016 Santa Clara City Council, FPPC #1387006,  http://www.tinosilva.org/tags/tino_silva

Santa Clara City Council, Seat 6

Kathy Watanabe
Sole Endorsement*

Santa Clara City Council, Seat 7

Teresa O’Neill
Sole Endorsement*

O’Neill for Santa Clara City Council 2016, FPPC # 1387009, http://teresaoneill.org/

Santa Clara City Clerk

Rod Diridon, Jr.
Sole Endoresement*

Santa Clara Chief of Police

Pat Nikolai
Sole Endoresement*

Sunnyvale City Council, District 4

Larry Klein
Sole Endorsement*

Sunnyvale City Council, District 5

Russell Melton
Sole Endorsement*

Russ Melton for City Council 2016, FPPC # 1377822, http://www.meltonforcouncil.com/

Sunnyvale City Council, District 6

James (Jim) Winfield Davis
Sole Endorsement*

Sunnyvale City Council, District 7

Tara Martin-Milius
Sole Endorsement*

Tara Martin-Milius for Sunnyvale City Council Seat #7 2016, FPPC#1338965, http://www.taraforcouncil.org/index.html

Campbell City Council

Donald Christopher Young
Sole Endorsement*

Richard Waterman
Sole Endorsement*

Rich Waterman for Campbell City Council 2016, FPPC # 1323103,  http://www.watermancampbell.com/

Cupertino City Council

Jerry Liu
Sole Endorsement*

Rod Sinks
Sole Endorsement*

City of Milpitas Mayor

Debbie Indihar Giordano
Open Endorsement**

Carmen Montano
Open Endorsement**

City of Milpitas City Council

Robert Nunez
Sole Endorsement*

Anthony Phan
Open Endorsement**

Gunawan “Gwan” Ali-Santosa
Open Endorsement**

Mark Tiernan
Open Endorsement**

Morgan Hill City Council

Larry Carr
Sole Endorsement*

Rene Angelo Spring
Sole Endorsement*

Mountain View Council

Margaret Abe-Koga
Sole Endorsement*

Margaret Abe-Koga for Mountain View City Council 2016, FPPC # 1386424

Thida Cornes
Sole Endorsement*

Thida Cornes for City Council 2016, FPPC #1378273, http://www.thidacornes.com/

Lisa Matichak
Sole Endorsement*

Matichak for City Council 2016, FPPC # 1386899, http://www.lisaforcouncil.com/

Lucas Ramirez
Sole Endorsement*

Ramirez for Council 2016, FPPC # 1384620, https://www.ramirezforcouncil.com/

Santa Clara Valley Water District, Seat 1

John L. Varela
Sole Endorsement*

Santa Clara Valley Water District, Seat 2

Barbara Keegan
Sole Endorsement*

Santa Clara Valley Water District, Seat 3

Richard Santos
Sole Endorsement*

Santa Clara County Board of Education Area 3

Rosemary Kamei
Sole Endorsement*

Foothill-De Anza Community College District

Patrick Ahrens
Sole Endorsement*

Laura Casas
Sole Endorsement*

Gilbert Wong
Sole Endorsement*

Gavilan Joint Community College District Trustee Area 6

Rachel Perez
Sole Endorsement*

San Jose Evergreen Community College District Area 3

Craig Mann
Sole Endorsement*

San Jose Evergreen Community College District Area 7

Mayra Cruz
Sole Endorsement*

West Valley-Mission Community College District Area 2

Bob Owens
Open Endorsement

West Valley-Mission Community College District, Area 4

Randi Kinman
Sole Endorsement*

East Side Union High School District

Patti Cortese
Sole Endorsement*

Lan Nguyen
Sole Endorsement*

Fremont Union High School District

Roy Rocklin
Sole Endorsement*

Santa Clara Unified School District, Area 2

Albert Gonzalez
Sole Endorsement*

Albert Gonzalez for School Board 2016, FPPC # 1387531, http://www.albertgonzalez.org/

Santa Clara Unified School District, Area 3

Anna Welsh
Sole Endorsement*

Anna Welsh for School Board 2016, FPPC #1384750, http://www.annaewelsh.com/

Morgan Hill Unified School District Area 5

Angelica Diaz
Sole Endorsement*

Morgan Hill Unified School District Area 6

Albert Beltran
Sole Endorsement*

San Jose Unified School District Area 3

Pam Foley
Sole Endorsement*

Alum Rock Union School District

Bruce Huynh
Sole Endorsement*

Evergreen School District

Leila Welch
Open Endorsement

Franklin-McKinley School District

John Lindner
Sole Endorsement*

George Sanchez
Sole Endorsement*

Oak Grove School District 4

John Mackey
Sole Endorsement*

Cupertino Union School District

Jo Lucey
Sole Endorsement*

Propositions/Bonds/Measures

County of Santa Clara
YES on Measure A (County of Santa Clara Housing Bond)

Santa Clara Valley Transportation Authority (VTA)
YES on Measure B (1/2 cent Tax)

City of San Jose
YES on Measure E (Opportunity to Work)
YES on Measure F (Pension Modification)
YES on Measure G (Business Tax Modification)

City of Sunnyvale
NO on Measure M (Sunnyvale Public Land Act) 

City of Mountain View
YES on Measure V (Rent Stabilization/Control Ordinance) 

City of Cupertino
NO on Measure C
YES on Measure D

San Jose Unified School Disrict
YES on Measure Y

East Side Union High School District
YES on Measure Z

Campbell Union High School District
YES on Measure AA (Campbell Union High School District Bond)

 

*Sole Endorsement – Identifies candidate as a valued supporter of the Labor Movement. COPE advertises its endorsement of the candidate to all of its members through its comprehensive voter contact program.
**Open Endorsement – Identifies candidate as a valued partner of the Labor Movement and shows a commitment to strengthening the relationship. Allows affiliated unions to endorse or contribute to the candidate.

***Dual Endorsement – Identifies candidate as a valued partner of the Labor Movement.