Endorsements

EveryVoteCountsThe 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

NO51School Bonds. Funding for K-12 School and Community College Facilities. Initiative Statutory Amendment.
YES52State Fees on Hospitals. Federal Medi-Cal Matching Funds. Initiative Statutory and Constitutional Amendment.
NO53Revenue Bonds. Statewide Voter Approval. Initiative Constitutional Amendment.
YES54Legislature. Legislation and Proceedings. Initiative Constitutional Amendment and Statute.
YES55Tax Extension to Fund Education and Healthcare. Initiative Constitutional Amendment.
YES56Cigarette Tax to Fund Healthcare, Tobacco Use Prevention, Research, and Law Enforcement. Initiative Constitutional Amendment and Statute.
YES57Criminal Sentences. Juvenile Criminal Proceedings and Sentencing. Initiative Constitutional Amendment and Statute.
YES58English language education.
YES59Campaign finance: voter instruction.
NO60Adult Films. Condoms. Health Requirements. Initiative Statute.
NO61State Prescription Drug Purchases. Pricing Standards. Initiative Statute.
YES62Death Penalty. Initiative Statute.
YES63Firearms. Ammunition Sales. Initiative Statute.
YES64Marijuana Legalization. Initiative Statute.
NO65Carry-Out Bags. Charges. Initiative Statute.
NO66Death Penalty. Procedures. Initiative Statute.
YES67Referendum to Overturn Ban on Single-Use Plastic Bags.

Local Ballot Measures

YESAYes on A for Affordable Housing
YESBCountywide Transportation Measure
YESEOpportunity to Work
NOMSunnyvale Public Lands Act
YESNUUT Modernization Measure
YESVMountain View Tenants Coalition Community Stabilization and Fair Rent Act

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

California Senator

  • SD 1 Rob Rowen

California Assembly Member

  • AD 6 Brian Caples

For successful candidates, all Primary endorsements carry over to the General Election

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

California Assembly Members

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

San Jose City Council Members

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

US Representative

  • NY 19 Zephyr Teachout

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

US Senators

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

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

US Representatives

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

California Senators

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

Santa Clara County Supervisors

  • District 2 Cindy Chavez
  • District 5 Joe Simitian