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June 5 SEIU Calif. Voter Guide

June 4, 2012

Congressional, State Senate and Assembly Endorsements Made in Member-Driven Town Hall Process

Sacramento, CA – The Service Employees International Union (SEIU) California announced the results of its town hall endorsement process in Congressional, State Senate and Assembly races.  In SEIU’s town hall process, members evaluate candidates’ policy positions, listen to them speak, interview them, and then make their decisions. The town halls are open to all members in each district.

Endorsements are as follows:

State Assembly

AD 4: Mariko Yamada

AD 7: Roger Dickinson

AD 12: No Endorsement

AD 13: Xochitl Paredes

AD 17: Tom Ammiano

AD 18: Rob Bonta, Abel Guillen

AD 20: Bill Quirk

AD 24: Rich Gordon

AD 27: Nora Campos

AD 28: Paul Fong

AD 32: Rudy Salas

AD 34: Mari Goodman

AD 37: Das Williams

AD 40: Russ Warner

AD 45: Bob Blumenfield

AD 47: Joe Baca Jr.

AD 54: Holly Mitchell

AD 55: Gregg Fritchle

AD 61: Jose Medina

AD 62: Steve Bradford

AD 64: Isadore Hall

AD 69: Julio Perez

AD 70: Bonnie Lowenthal

AD 79: Shirley Weber & Sid Voorakkara

State Senate

SD 5: Cathleen Galgiani

SD 9: Loni Hancock

SD 11: Mark Leno

SD 27: Fran Pavley

SD 35: Rod Wright


CD 2: Jared Huffman, Susan Adams, Norman Solomon

CD 3: John Garamendi

CD 7: Ami Bera

CD 10: Jose Hernandez

CD 13: Barbara Lee

CD 17: Mike Honda

CD 18: Anna Eshoo

CD 20: Sam Farr

CD 24: Lois Capps

CD 31: Pete Aguilar

CD 33: Henry Waxman

CD 36: Dr. Raul Ruiz

CD 39: Jay Chen

CD 41: Mark Takano

CD 46: Loretta Sanchez

CD 51: Juan Vargas

CD 52: Scott Peters & Lori Saldana

As more member-driven town halls take place in the coming weeks, SEIU California expects to announce additional endorsements.

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SEIU California is a coalition of over 700,000 janitors, social workers, security officers, home care workers, school and university employees, healthcare workers, court workers, and city, county and state employees represented by SEIU local unions throughout California. We come together to build a better California by fighting to pass policies and elect candidates that benefit working families and advance the issues we care about: affordable healthcare, good wages, retirement security for all, a healthy environment, good schools and universities, and stronger communities. We believe that by working together we can build a California where working families can thrive again.