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Our Endorsements

EQCA endorses viable candidates running for local, state and federal offices who have a proven track record of supporting equal rights and legal protections for LGBT Californians and who are committed to advancing these goals in their capacity as elected officials.

Click here to find your Congressional district. Click here to find your Senate and Assembly districts.

Current Endorsements

Win: candidate advances to the General Election
Loss: candidate does not advance to the General Election

Paid for by Equality California (eqca.org) and not authorized by any candidate or candidate’s committee.

President of the United States:
Hillary Clinton – Win

United States Congress:

U.S. Senate: Kamala Harris – Win

Congressional District 1: No Endorsement
Congressional District 2: Jared Huffman – Win
Congressional District 3: John Garamendi – Win
Congressional District 4: No Endorsement
Congressional District 5: Mike Thompson – Win
Congressional District 6: Doris Matsui – Win
Congressional District 7: Ami Bera – Win
Congressional District 8: No Endorsement
Congressional District 9: Jerry McNerney – Win
Congressional District 10: Michael Eggman – Win
Congressional District 11: Mark DeSaulnier – Win
Congressional District 12: Nancy Pelosi – Win
Congressional District 13: Barbara Lee – Win
Congressional District 14: Jackie Speier – Win
Congressional District 15: Eric Swalwell – Win
Congressional District 16: No Endorsement
Congressional District 17: Mike Honda – Win
Congressional District 18: Anna Eshoo – Win
Congressional District 19: Zoe Lofgren – Win
Congressional District 20: Jimmy Panetta – Win
Congressional District 21: Emilio Huerta – Win
Congressional District 22: No Endorsement
Congressional District 23: No Endorsement
Congressional District 24: Helene Schneider  – Loss and Salud Carbajal – Win
Congressional District 25: Bryan Caforio – Win
Congressional District 26: Julia Brownley – Win
Congressional District 27: Judy Chu – Win
Congressional District 28: Adam Schiff – Win
Congressional District 29: Tony Cardenas – Win
Congressional District 30: Brad Sherman – Win
Congressional District 31: No Endorsement
Congressional District 32: Grace Napolitano – Win
Congressional District 33: Ted Lieu – Win
Congressional District 34: Xavier Becerra – Win
Congressional District 35: Norma Torres – Win
Congressional District 36: Raúl Ruiz – Win
Congressional District 37: Karen Bass – Win
Congressional District 38: Linda Sánchez – Win
Congressional District 39: No Endorsement
Congressional District 40: Lucille Roybal-Allard – Win
Congressional District 41: Mark TakanoWin
Congressional District 42: No Endorsement
Congressional District 43: Maxine Waters – Win
Congressional District 44: Isadore Hall III – Win
Congressional District 45: No Endorsement
Congressional District 46: No Endorsement
Congressional District 47: Alan Lowenthal – Win
Congressional District 48: No Endorsement
Congressional District 49: No Endorsement
Congressional District 50: No Endorsement
Congressional District 51: Juan Vargas – Win
Congressional District 52: Scott Peters – Win
Congressional District 53: Susan Davis – Win

California Senate:

Senate District 1: No Endorsement
Senate District 3: Mariko Yamada – Win
Senate District 5: Cathleen GalgianiWin
Senate District 7: Steve Glazer – Win
Senate District 9: Nancy Skinner – Win
Senate District 11: Scott WienerWin
Senate District 13: Jerry Hill – Win
Senate District 15: Jim Beall – Win
Senate District 17: Bill Monning – Win
Senate District 19: Hannah-Beth Jackson – Win
Senate District 21: Johnathon Ervin – Win
Senate District 23: No Endorsement
Senate District 25: Katherine Perez-EstolanoLoss
Senate District 27: Henry Stern – Win
Senate District 29: Sukhee Kang – Loss
Senate District 31: Richard Roth – Win
Senate District 33: Ricardo LaraWin
Senate District 35: No Endorsement
Senate District 37: No Endorsement
Senate District 39: Toni AtkinsWin

California Assembly:

Assembly District 1: No Endorsement
Assembly District 2: Jim Wood – Win
Assembly District 3: No Endorsement
Assembly District 4: Dan Wolk – Loss
Assembly District 5: No Endorsement
Assembly District 6: No Endorsement
Assembly District 7: Kevin McCarty – Win
Assembly District 8: No Endorsement
Assembly District 9: Jim Cooper – Win
Assembly District 10: Marc Levine – Win
Assembly District 11: Jim Frazier – Win
Assembly District 12: No Endorsement
Assembly District 13: Susan EggmanWin
Assembly District 14: Mae Torlakson – Win
Assembly District 15: Tony Thurmond – Win
Assembly District 16: No Endorsement
Assembly District 17: David Chiu – Win
Assembly District 18: Rob Bonta – Win
Assembly District 19: Phil Ting – Win
Assembly District 20: Bill Quirk – Win
Assembly District 21: No Endorsement
Assembly District 22: Kevin Mullin – Win
Assembly District 23: No Endorsement
Assembly District 24: Marc Berman – Win
Assembly District 25: Kansen Chu – Win
Assembly District 26: No Endorsement
Assembly District 27: Ash Kalra – Win
Assembly District 28: Evan LowWin
Assembly District 29: Mark Stone – Win
Assembly District 30: Anna Caballero – Win
Assembly District 31: Joaquin Arambula – Win
Assembly District 32: Rudy Salas – Win
Assembly District 33: No Endorsement
Assembly District 34: No Endorsement
Assembly District 35: No Endorsement
Assembly District 36: No Endorsement
Assembly District 37: Monique Limón – Win
Assembly District 38: No Endorsement
Assembly District 39: Patty Lopez – Win
Assembly District 40: Abigail Medina – Win
Assembly District 41: Chris Holden – Win
Assembly District 42: Greg RodriguezWin
Assembly District 43: No Endorsement
Assembly District 44: Jacqui Irwin – Win
Assembly District 45: Matthew Dababneh – Win
Assembly District 46: Adrin Nazarian – Win
Assembly District 47: Cheryl Brown – Win
Assembly District 48: Bryan Urias Loss
Assembly District 49: Ed Chau – Win
Assembly District 50: Richard Bloom – Win
Assembly District 51: Jimmy Gomez – Win
Assembly District 52: Freddie Rodriguez – Win
Assembly District 53: Miguel Santiago – Win
Assembly District 54: Sebastian Ridley-Thomas – Win
Assembly District 55: No Endorsement
Assembly District 56: Eduardo Garcia – Win
Assembly District 57: Ian Calderon – Win
Assembly District 58: Cristina Garcia – Win
Assembly District 59: Reginald Jones-Sawyer – Win
Assembly District 60: Sabrina CervantesWin
Assembly District 61: Jose Medina – Win
Assembly District 62: Autumn Burke – Win
Assembly District 63: Anthony Rendon – Win
Assembly District 64: Mike Gipson – Win
Assembly District 65: Sharon Quirk-Silva – Win
Assembly District 66: Al Muratsuchi – Win
Assembly District 67: No Endorsement
Assembly District 68: No Endorsement
Assembly District 69: Tom Daly – Win
Assembly District 70: Patrick O’Donnell – Win
Assembly District 71: No Endorsement
Assembly District 72: No Endorsement
Assembly District 73: No Endorsement
Assembly District 74: No Endorsement
Assembly District 75: No Endorsement
Assembly District 76: No Endorsement
Assembly District 77: No Endorsement
Assembly District 78: Todd GloriaWin
Assembly District 79: Shirley Weber – Win
Assembly District 80: Lorena Gonzalez – Win

Local:

Long Beach City Council, District 2: Eric Gray Loss
Morgan Hill City Council: Rene Spring – Election on November 8, 2016
San Diego Board of Supervisors, District 3: Dave RobertsWin
San Diego City Council, District 3: Chris Ward – Elected
San Diego City Council, District 9: Georgette GómezWin

Bold: indicates an LGBT candidate

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