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2014 General Election Endorsement Meeting Results
The following are the results of the
September 2014 APA Democratic Caucus endorsement meetings for the 2014 General Elections.
Congratulations to the following candidates who have received 60% or more of the total votes cast in their specific races and have won our endorsement at our September¬†endorsement meetings:
Alameda County Superintendent of Schools – Karen Monroe
Bay Area Rapid Transit, Ward 4 – Lena Tam
Alameda Mayor – Marie Gilmore
Alameda City Council – Stewart Chen and Jim Oddie
Berkeley City Council, District 7 – Kriss Worthington
Berkeley City Council, District 8 - Lori Droste
Oakland City Council, District 2 – Abel Guillen
Oakland City Council, District 4 – Annie Campbell Washington
East Bay Municipal Utilities District, Ward 3 - Marguerite Young
Peralta Community College, District 7 – Julina Bonilla
Alameda School Board – Michael McMahon
Oakland School Board, District 2 – Aimee Eng
Oakland School Board, District 6 – Shanthi Gonzales
Berkeley Rent Board – James Chang
Fremont City Council – David Bonaccorsi and Raj Salwan
Newark City Council – Francisco Preciado, Jr.
Pleasanton City Council – Olivia Sanwong
San Leandro City Council – Kenneth Pon
Union City City Council – Pat Gacoscos and Kashmir Singh Shahi
Our previous endorsement in the San Leandro Mayoral race was announced in error. None of the candidates achieved our 60% threshold. We regret that we are unable to make an endorsement in that race.All of our candidates’ questionnaires will remain posted on our website at:
Additional endorsements are as follows:
Governor of California
Secretary of State
Board of Equalization
US Congressional District 13
US Congressional District 15
US Congressional District 17
State Senate District 10
State Assembly District 16
State Assembly District 18
State Assembly District 20
State Assembly District 25
Our membership has also voted to support:
Measure BB Transportation Sales Tax
We would like to thank all of the candidates who participated in our endorsement process. The residents of Alameda County are very fortunate to have so many qualified Democratic candidates seeking to represent us.
We have all benefited from the insights and thoughtful comments shared by Caucus members participating in our endorsement meeting and know that we are all better informed voters as a result.
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