• Endorsements for the June 8, 2010 Primary Election

    Thank you to all of the elected officials, candidates, and APA Caucus members that attended this year’s endorsement meeting for the June 2010 election. The endorsed candidates are below. You may click on the names of the underlined endorsees to read the candidate’s answers to our questionnaire for endorsement.  We did not receive completed questionnaires for those whose names are not underlined.

    Governor – Edmund G. “Jerry” Brown

    Lieutenant Governor – Janice Hahn

    Attorney General – Dual Endorsement of Kamala Harris and Ted Lieu

    Insurance Commissioner – Dave Jones

    State Board of Equalization, District 1 – Betty Yee

    Secretary of State – Debra Bowen

    Controller – John Chiang

    Treasurer – Bill Lockyer

    State Superintendent of Public Instruction – Tom Torlakson

    United States Senator – Barbara Boxer

    United States Representative, District 9 – Barbara Lee

    United States Representative, District 11 – Jerry McNerny

    United States Representative, District 13 – Fortney Pete Stark

    Member of the State Senate, District 10 – Ellen Corbett

    Member of the State Assembly, District 14 – Nancy Skinner

    Member of the State Assembly, District 16 – Sandre Swanson

    Member of the State Assembly, District 18 – Mary Hayashi

    Member of the State Assembly, District 20 – Garrett Yee

    Alameda County Board of Supervisors, District 2 – No Endorsement

    Alameda County Board of Supervisors, District 3 – Wilma Chan

    District Attorney, County of Alameda – Nancy O’Malley

    Superintendent of Schools, County of Alameda – Sheila Jordan

    Superior Court Judge, County of Alameda, Office 9 – Victoria Kolakowski   Our Recommendations on Propositions

    Proposition 13: Limits on Property Tax Assessment.  Seismic Retrofitting of Existing Buildings – YES

    Proposition 14: Elections.  Increases Right to Participate in Primary Elections – NO

    Proposition 15: California Fair Elections Act – YES

    Proposition 16: Imposes New Two-Thirds Voter Approval Requirement for Local Public Electricity Providers – NO

    Proposition 17: Allows Auto Insurance Companies to Base their Prices in Part on a Driver’s History of Insurance Coverage – NO For non-endorsed candidates and their questionnaires, click on the “Non-Endorsed Candidates” tab under Endorsements or click HERE