Endorsements

Endorsements for the 2014 November General Election

EBWPC endorsed candidates* and measures won big on election night in 2014! All seven endorsed ballot measures passed, including the nation’s first ever tax on sugar-sweetened beverages in Berkeley and the nation’s highest minimum wage in Oakland, which also mandates paid sick days. Our endorsed candidates ran great campaigns and were also incredibly successful. Twenty-one of our twenty-four endorsed candidates won. See the complete endorsement list below – those who won are bold.

 

STATE OF CALIFORNIA:

California Attorney General - Kamala Harris

California State Controller - Betty Yee

Board of Equalization - Fiona Ma

13th Congressional District - Barbara Lee

15th Assembly District – Elizabeth Echols

 

COUNTY OF ALAMEDA

Alameda County District Attorney - Nancy O'Malley**

Alameda County Board of Supervisors, District 3 – Wilma Chan**

Superintendent of Schools: Karen Monroe

Alameda County Measure BB (transportation sales tax): Yes

 

SPECIAL DISTRICTS

East Bay MUD, Ward 3: No Position

BART Board, Ward 4: Lena Tam

Peralta Trustee, Area 7: Julina Bonilla

 

CITY OF ALAMEDA

Mayor: Marie Gilmore

Alameda Unified School Board: Solana Henneberry

Alameda Healthcare District: Tracy Jensen

 

CITY OF BERKELEY

City Auditor: Ann Marie Hogan

City Council District 1: Linda Maio

City Council District 8: Lori Droste

Unified School District: Karen Hemphill and Julie Sinai

City of Berkeley Measure D (sugar-sweetened beverage tax): Yes

City of Berkeley Measure F (parks parcel tax): Yes

City of Berkeley Measure P (eliminate corporate personhood; advisory): Yes

City of Berkeley Measure Q (allow workers to request part-time work; advisory): Yes

 

CITY OF EMERYVILLE

City Council: Dianne Martinez

 

CITY OF OAKLAND

City Council District 2: No Endorsement

City Council District 4: Anne Campbell-Washington

City Council District 6: No Position

City Auditor: Brenda Roberts

Oakland Unified School District 2: Aimee Eng

Oakland Unified School District 4: Nina Senn

Oakland Unified School District 6: Shanthi Gonzales

City of Oakland Measure FF (minimum wage/paid sick days): Yes

City of Oakland Measure N (Oakland School District parcel tax): Yes

CITY OF PIEDMONT
City Council: Teddy King***

 

CITY OF SAN LEANDRO

Mayor: Pauline Cutter

City Council District 1: Deborah Cox

City Council District 5: Corina Lopez

 

 

* In order to be endorsed, a candidate must complete the EBWPC questionnaire and receive at least 60% of the vote of those members who attend the endorsement meeting. “No Endorsement” means that no candidate met the required threshold. “No Position” means that at least 60% of members selected this option over a candidate.

** Received endorsement in 2014 June Primary Election

*** Received endorsement in 2014 February election.

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