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Editorial: B.A.R. election endorsements

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Editorial: B.A.R. election endorsements

B.A.R. election endorsements

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SF Mayor:

SF District 8 Supervisor:

SF, Alameda Judges:

East Bay Assembly District 15:

CA statewide races:

SF, CA Ballot Props::

US Senate race and other candidates:


SF Offices
San Francisco Mayor

1: Mark Leno
2: London Breed
3: Jane Kim

District 8 Supervisor
Rafael Mandelman

East Bay Assembly
Dist. 15: Judy Appel

State Offices
Governor: Gavin Newsom
Lt. Governor: Eleni Kounalakis
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
Board of Equalization (District 2): Malia Cohen

State Assembly (San Francisco)
Dist. 17: David Chiu
Dist. 19: Phil Ting

State Assembly (Bay Area)
Dist. 18: Rob Bonta
Dist. 28: Evan Low

Congress (Bay Area)
U.S. Senator: Dianne Feinstein
Dist. 2: Jared Huffman
Dist. 3: John Garamendi
Dist. 5: Mike Thompson
Dist. 10: Michael Eggman
Dist. 11: Mark DeSaulnier
Dist. 12: Nancy Pelosi
Dist. 13: Barbara Lee
Dist. 14: Jackie Speier
Dist. 15: Eric Swalwell
Dist. 17: Ro Khanna
Dist. 18: Anna Eshoo
Dist. 19: Zoe Lofgren

SF Superior Court
Seat 4: Andrew Cheng
Seat 7: Curtis Karnow
Seat 9: Cynthia Ming-Mei Lee
Seat 11: Jeffrey Ross

Alameda County Superior Court
Office 11: Tara Flanagan

Other races
Alameda County Bd. of Ed.
Area 1: Joaquin Rivera

San Mateo County Superintendent of Schools
Gary Waddell, Ph.D.

Santa Cruz County Board of Supervisors
Dist. 4: Jimmy Dutra

San Jose Mayor
Sam Liccardo

Yes on: A, B, E, F, G
No on: C, D, H, I

Regional Prop 3: Yes

Yes on: 68, 69, 71, 72
No on: 70

Remember to vote June 5!


  • Anonymous, 2018-05-14 14:51:32

    It’s a shame BAR couldn’t at least co-endorse for Assembly District 15. Jovanka Beckles represents the future of our movement: a corporate-donation free black lesbian. She withstood years of homophobic abuse as the first out gay councilor on the Richmond City Council, and she defeated $3 million that Chevron spent in 2014 to defeat her and her progressive running mates..

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