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 2018 General Election are below.

2018 General Election Candidate Endorsements

Office

Candidate

U.S. Senate

Kevin de Leon

Governor

Gavin Newsom

Secretary of State

Alex Padilla

State Treasurer

Fiona Ma

State Controller

Betty Yee

Attorney General

Xavier Becerra

State Insurance Commissioner

Ricardo Lara

State Superintendent of Public Instruction

Tony Thurmond

Board of Equalization District 1

Tom Hallinan

U.S. Congress District 4

Jessica Morse

U.S. Congress District 16

Jim Costa

U.S. Congress District 21

T.J. Cox

U.S. Congress District 22

Andrew Janz

State Senate District 8

Paulina Miranda

State Senate District 12

Anna Caballero

State Senate District 14

Melissa Hurtado

State Assembly District 23

Aileen Rizo

State Assembly District 31

Joaquin Arambula

State Center Community College District Trustee Area 4

Magdalena Gomez

State Center Community College District Trustee Area 5

Annalisa Perea

Fresno City Council District 3

Miguel Arias

Fresno City Council District 5

Luis Chavez

Fresno City Council District 7

Nelson Esparza

Fresno Unified School District Trustee Area 1

Robert Fuentes

Fresno Unified School District Trustee Area 4

Veva Islas

Fresno Unified School District Trustee Area 7

Nasreen Johnson

Central Unified School District Trustee Area 2

Ruben Coronado

Central Unified School District Trustee Area 4

Shawn Brooks

Firebaugh City Council

Felipe Perez

Kerman City Council District 3

Ismael Herrera

Kingsburg City Council District 1

Jewel Hurtado

Mendota City Council

Robert Silva

San Joaquin City Council

Jose Ornelas

Sanger City Council District 2

Humberto Garza

Firebaugh-Las Deltas Unified School District Trustee Area 1

Eliseo Gamino

Selma Unified School District Trustee Area 5

Annmarie Summers

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

2018 General Election Ballot Measures

Measure

Recommendation

Prop 1

Yes

Prop 2

Yes

Prop 3

Prop 4

Yes

Prop 5

No

Prop 6

No

Prop 7

Yes

Prop 8

Yes

Prop 10

Yes

Prop 11

No

Prop 12

Yes

City of Fresno Measure P

Yes

City of Fresno Measure A

Yes

City of Fresno Measure O

Yes