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Candidates advancing to the November 6, 2018 General Election retain their endorsement.

The Dean Democratic Club of Silicon Valley voted April 23, 2018 to make the following endorsements in the June 5, 2018 Primary Election:

California Treasurer

  • Fiona Ma

 

California Board of Equalization

  • District 2 Malia Cohen

 

California Superintendent of Public Instruction

  • Tony Thurmond

 

City of Santa Clara

  • No on Measure A

 

The Dean Democratic Club of Silicon Valley voted March 26, 2018 to make the following endorsements in the June 5, 2018 Primary Election:

Santa Clara County Board of Supervisors

  • District 4 Jason Baker

 

San Jose City Council

  • District 9 Rosie Zepeda & Kalen Gallagher ( dual endorsement )

 

The Dean Democratic Club of Silicon Valley voted February 26, 2018 to make the following endorsements in the November 6, 2018 General Election:

California Assembly

  • AD 25 Kansen Chu
  • AD 27 Ash Kalra
  • AD 29 Mark Stone

 

California Senate

  • SD 10 Bob Wieckowski

 

The Dean Democratic Club of Silicon Valley voted April 24, 2017 to make the following endorsements in the November 6, 2018 General Election:

US House of Representatives

  • CD 7 Ami Bera
  • CD 9 Jerry McNerney
  • CD 18 Anna Eshoo
  • CD 19 Zoe Lofgren

 

The Dean Democratic Club of Silicon Valley voted April 24, 2017 to make the following endorsement in the May 20, 2017 CDP Officers’ Election:

CDP Chair

  • Kimberly Ellis

 

The Dean Democratic Club of Silicon Valley voted September 26, 2016 to make the following endorsements in the November 8, 2016 General Election:

City Councils

  • Cupertino
    • David Fung
    • Rod Sinks
  • Mountain View
    • Margaret Abe-Koga
    • Thida Cornes
    • Lucas Ramirez
  • Palo Alto
    • Adrian Fine
    • Liz Kniss
    • Don McDougall
  • Santa Clara 4
    • Patricia Mahan

 

School District

  • Foothill-De Anza CCD
    • Patrick Ahrens
    • Laura Casas
    • Peter Landsberger

 

The Dean Democratic Club of Silicon Valley voted August 22, 2016 to make the following endorsements in the November 8, 2016 General Election:

US President

  • Hillary Clinton

 

California Senate

  • SD 3 Mariko Yamada

 

City Councils

  • San Jose 2 Sergio Jimenez
  • Santa Clara 3 John McLemore
  • Santa Clara 7 Ahmad Rafah
  • Sunnyvale 4 Larry Klein
  • Sunnyvale 6 Nancy Smith

 

School District

  • SCC BOE 3 Rosemary Kamei

 

State Ballot Measures

NO 51 School Bonds. Funding for K-12 School and Community College Facilities. Initiative Statutory Amendment.
YES 52 State Fees on Hospitals. Federal Medi-Cal Matching Funds. Initiative Statutory and Constitutional Amendment.
NO 53 Revenue Bonds. Statewide Voter Approval. Initiative Constitutional Amendment.
YES 54 Legislature. Legislation and Proceedings. Initiative Constitutional Amendment and Statute.
YES 55 Tax Extension to Fund Education and Healthcare. Initiative Constitutional Amendment.
YES 56 Cigarette Tax to Fund Healthcare, Tobacco Use Prevention, Research, and Law Enforcement. Initiative Constitutional Amendment and Statute.
YES 57 Criminal Sentences. Juvenile Criminal Proceedings and Sentencing. Initiative Constitutional Amendment and Statute.
YES 58 English language education.
YES 59 Campaign finance: voter instruction.
NO 60 Adult Films. Condoms. Health Requirements. Initiative Statute.
NO 61 State Prescription Drug Purchases. Pricing Standards. Initiative Statute.
YES 62 Death Penalty. Initiative Statute.
YES 63 Firearms. Ammunition Sales. Initiative Statute.
YES 64 Marijuana Legalization. Initiative Statute.
NO 65 Carry-Out Bags. Charges. Initiative Statute.
NO 66 Death Penalty. Procedures. Initiative Statute.
YES 67 Referendum to Overturn Ban on Single-Use Plastic Bags.

Local Ballot Measures

YES A Yes on A for Affordable Housing
YES B Countywide Transportation Measure
YES E Opportunity to Work
NO M Sunnyvale Public Lands Act
YES N UUT Modernization Measure
YES V Mountain View Tenants Coalition Community Stabilization and Fair Rent Act

The Dean Democratic Club of Silicon Valley voted July 25, 2016 to make the following endorsements in the November 8, 2016 General Election:

California Senate

  • SD 1 Rob Rowan

 

California Assembly

  • AD 6 Brian Caples

 

The Dean Democratic Club of Silicon Valley voted March 27, 2016 to make the following endorsements in the June 7, 2016 California Primary, and in other States:

California Assembly

  • AD 24 Vicki Veenker
  • AD 25 Kansen Chu
  • AD 27 Ash Kalra
  • AD 29 Mark Stone
  • AD 30 Anna Caballero

 

San Jose City Council

  • D 2 Elias Portales
  • D 6 Helen Chapman
  • D 8 Joshua Barousse

 

US House of Representatives

  • NY 19 Zephyr Teachout

 

The Dean Democratic Club of Silicon Valley voted February 22, 2016 to make the following endorsements in the June 7, 2016 California Primary, and in other States:

US Senate

  • CA Kamela Harris
  • IL Tammy Duckworth
  • NH Maggie Hassan
  • NV Catherine Cortez Masto
  • WI Russ Feingold

 

The Dean Democratic Club of Silicon Valley voted January 25, 2016 to make the following endorsements in the June 7, 2016 California Primary:

US House of Representatives

  • CD 9 Jerry McNerney
  • CD 10 Michael Eggman
  • CD 17 Mike Honda
  • CD 18 Anna Eshoo
  • CD 19 Zoe Lofgren

 

California Senate

  • SD 13 Jerry Hill
  • SD 15 Jim Beall
  • SD 17 Bill Monning

 

Santa Clara County Board of Supervisors

  • District 2 Cindy Chavez
  • District 5 Joe Simitian