Voting Guide

November 2018 Election – San Diego County

The San Diego Building & Construction Trades Council and its delegates have met with, interviewed, discussed, and endorsed key candidates and ballot initiatives for the next election. You can be certain that these candidates and ballot initiatives are important to the success of our unions, and the work we are able to do here in San Diego County. Please remember to VOTE on November 6, 2018!

If you need to register to vote, you can do it here: registertovote.ca.gov

Building Trades Families Endorse:*

Federal Candidates:

United States Senate Kevin De Leon
49th Congressional District Mike Levin ⇐ KEY CAMPAIGN!
50th Congressional District Ammar Campa-Najjar
51st Congressional District Juan Vargas

State Candidates

Governor Gavin Newsom
Lieutenant Governor Ed Hernandez
Attorney General Xavier Becerra
State Treasurer Fiona Ma
State Controller Betty Yee
Insurance Commissioner Ricardo Lara
Secretary of State Alex Padilla
Superintendent of Public Instruction Tony Thurmond
State Assembly, 75th District Alan Geraci
State Assembly, 76th District Tasha Boerner-Horvath ⇐ KEY CAMPAIGN!
State Assembly, 77th District Brian Maienschein
State Assembly, 78th District Todd Gloria
State Assembly, 80th District Lorena Gonzalez
State Senate, 38th District Jeff Griffith
State Senate, 40th District Ben Hueso

San Diego County Candidates

San Diego County Board of Supervisors, District 4 Nathan Fletcher⇐ KEY CAMPAIGN!
San Diego County Board of Supervisors, District 5 Michelle Gomez
San Diego County Superior Court, Office No. 37 Matt Brower
Chula Vista Elementary School Board, Seat 1 Francisco Tamayo
Chula Vista Elementary School Board, Seat 3 Leslie Bunker
Chula Vista Elementary School Board, Seat 5 Eduardo Reyes
Grossmont-Cuyamaca Community College Board, Area 1 Linda Cartwright ⇐ KEY CAMPAIGN!
Grossmont-Cuyamaca Community College Board, Area 2 Debbie Justeson
Grossmont-Cuyamaca Community College Board, Area 5 Brad Monroe
MiraCosta Community College District, Area 2 Rick Cassar
MiraCosta Community College District, Area 6 William Fischer
National City Elementary School District (Vote for 3) Gonzalo Quintero, Thelma Sanchez, and Randi Castle
Oceanside School District, Area 1 Esteban Balderas
Oceanside School District, Area 3 Stacy Begin
Palomar Community College District (Vote for 2) Lee Dulgeroff and Norma Miyamoto
Poway Unified School District, Area B Kevin Juza
San Diego Community College District, Seat A Maria Senour
San Diego Community College District, Seat C Craig Milgrim
San Diego Community College District, Seat E David Alvarez
San Diego Unified School District, District B Kevin Beiser
San Diego Unified School District, District C Mike McQuary
San Marcos Unified School District, Area E Stacy Carlson
South Bay Union Schools (Vote for 3) Marco Amaral, Mary Susan Doyle, and Beth Gillen
Southwestern Community College District, Seat 2 Nora Vargas
Southwestern Community College District, Seat 5 Tim Nader
Sweetwater Union High School District, Area 1 Arturo Solis
Sweetwater Union High School District, Area 3 Frank Tarantino
Sweetwater Union High School District, Area 5 Paula Hall
Vista Unified School District Martha Alvarado
Carlsbad Mayor Cori Schumacher ⇐ KEY CAMPAIGN!
Carlsbad City Council, District 1 Barbara Hamilton
Carlsbad City Council, District 3 Priya Baht-Patel
Chula Vista Mayor Mary Salas
Chula Vista City Council, District 1 Mark Bartlett
Chula Vista City Council, District 2 Jill Galvez
Escondido Mayor Paul McNamara
Escondido City Council, District 1 Consuelo Martinez
La Mesa City Council (Vote for 2) Dave Myers and Akilah Weber
Lemon Grove City Council Jennifer Mendoza
National City Mayor Alejandra Sotelo-Solis ⇐ KEY CAMPAIGN!
National City City Council (Vote for 2) Mona Rios and Jose Rodriguez ⇐ KEY CAMPAIGN!
Oceanside City Council, District 2 Larry Kornit
San Diego City Council, District 2 Jennifer Campbell ⇐ KEY CAMPAIGN!
RATED UNACCEPTABLE (DO NOT VOTE FOR): Lorie Zapf
San Diego City Council, District 4 Myrtle Cole ⇐ KEY CAMPAIGN!
San Diego City Council, District 6 Tommy Hough
San Diego City Council, District 8 Antonio Martinez ⇐ KEY CAMPAIGN!
San Marcos Mayor Chris Orlando
Fallbrook Regional Health Board Armando Telles
Palomar Health Board Hans Christian Sison
South Bay Irrigation Division 1 Steve Castaneda
South Bay Irrigation Division 4 Hector Martinez
Sweetwater CPA Shane Parmely

California State Propositions

Proposition 1 (Veterans and Affordable Housing) Vote YES
Proposition 2 (Housing Individuals with Mental Illness) Vote YES
Proposition 3 (Fund Water Supply Projects) Vote YES
Proposition 4 (Children's Hospital Bond) Vote YES
Proposition 5 (Property Tax Breaks for the Wealthy) Vote NO
Proposition 6 (Eliminates Road Repair and Transportation Funds) Vote NO ⇐ KEY CAMPAIGN!
Proposition 7 (Change Daylight Savings Time) Vote NO
Proposition 8 (Create Fair Pricing For Dialysis Treatments) Vote YES
Proposition 9 (Split California into Three States) Vote NO
Proposition 10 (Allows Local Governments to Enact Rent Control) Vote NO
Proposition 11 (Removes Protections for Private Sector Emergency Ambulance Employees) Vote NO
Proposition 12 (Prevention of Cruelty to Farm Animals) Vote YES

Local Measures

Measure B (Over-representation for unincorporated areas) Vote NO
Measure D (County Elected Office Elections Go to November Run-off) Vote YES ⇐ KEY CAMPAIGN!
Measure E ("Soccer City" Developer Land Grab) Vote NO
Measure G (SDSU-West Proposal for Mission Valley) Vote YES
Measure W (Rent Stabilization in National City) Vote YES
Measure X (Provide Funding to Improve General City Services in Oceanside) Vote YES
Measure DD (Sweetwater Union High School District School Repair & Safety) Vote YES
Measure VV (Chula Vista Elementary School District School Safety & Improvements) Vote YES
Measure YY (San Diego Unified School District School Repair & Student Safety) Vote YES ⇐ KEY CAMPAIGN!

*If there is a race or issue that does not appear on this webpage but is on your ballot, it means that the candidates or advocates for the issue did not seek or receive an endorsement from the San Diego Building Trades Council or the San Diego & Imperial Counties Labor Council.

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