Endorsements

Endorsements

For the Democratic Party, endorsements for state and federal races are done at the state party level, whereas endorsements for county and municipal races are done at the county level. A candidate achieves the endorsement by reaching the threshold of 60% of the participating delegates/members. The Democratic Party’s current endorsements for the November 3, 2020 General Election are below.

November 3, 2020  General Election Candidate Endorsements

Office

Candidate

U.S. President/Vice President

U.S. Congress District 4 Brynne Kennedy
U.S. Congress District 16  Rep. Jim Costa
U.S. Congress District 21 Rep.TJ Cox
U.S. Congress District 22 Phil Arballo
Assembly District 31 Assembly Member Dr. Joaquin Arambula

Fresno County Board of Education Trustee Area 3

State Center Community College District Trustee Area 2

State Center Community College District Trustee Area 3

Dary Rezvani

State Center Community College District Trustee Area 7

Abena Cruise

Mayor of Kerman

Espi Sandoval

Mayor of Selma

Louie Franco

Sanger City Council District 1

Esmeralda Hurtado

Sanger City Council District 3

Daniel Martinez

Fowler City Council

Alexander Grimaldi

Fowler City Council

Patric Jones

Fresno Unified School District Trustee Area 5

David Paredes

Fresno Unified School District Trustee Area 6

Claudia Cazares

Clovis Unified School District Trustee Area 4

Noha Elbaz

   
Central Unified School District Trustee Area 4

Shawn M. Brooks

Sanger Unified School District Trustee Area 1

Sebastian Ardemagni

Sanger Unified School District Trustee Area 4

Vao Pa Her

Selma Unified School District Trustee Area 2

Jaspreet Nagra

Calwa Recreation and Park District Director

Laura Garcia

San Joaquin City Council Eva Luna
San Joaquin City Council Maria “Cristina” Covarrubia
Mendota Unified School District Kevin G. Arias-Romero

For more information on the endorsed candidates and their campaigns, contact the Fresno County Democratic Party HQ at (559) 495-0606 or dems@fresnocountydemocrats.org.

2020 General Election Ballot Measures

Measure

Recommendation

   
   
Prop 14 Borrowing for STEM Cell Research: ​ SUPPORT
 Prop 15 Schools and Communities First: SUPPORT
Prop 16 Repeals Proposition 209, ​ending the ban on affirmative action: ​ SUPPORT
Prop 17 Free the Vote, ​grants the right to vote to people on parole: ​ ​SUPPORT
Prop 18 Allows 17 year olds to vote, if they turn 18 by the general election: ​ SUPPORT
Prop 19 Property Tax Breaks and Wildfire Fund: SUPPORT
Prop 20 Tougher on parole, property crimes: OPPOSE
Prop 21 Rent Control: ​ SUPPORT
Prop 22 Exempts Uber & Lyft from providing drivers the benefits they deserve. Drivers rights over Uber/Lyft profit​: ​ OPPOSE
Prop 23 ​Regulates dialysis clinics: SUPPORT
Prop 24 ​Stronger consumer privacy laws: NEUTRAL
Prop 25 End Cash Bail: ​ SUPPORT

 

496,482 Registered Voters in Fresno County as of 10/19/2020 —195,697 Democrats — 161,696 Republicans — 107,774 No Party Preference — 31,315 Other…