ENDORSEMENTS

AT A GLANCE

Statewide organizations’ endorsements of candidates and propositions graphically displayed. Click here to view.

NOTE: Below we also list a number of regional and district organizations that offer endorsements, please scroll down past the statewide links to see them. (The Indivisible Ventura page in particular offers a useful discussion of judges.)

STATEWIDE ORGANIZATION ENDORSEMENTS

(Note: Statewide organizations make national and local as well as state level endorsements)

ACLU of Southern California

The American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU) defends the fundamental rights outlined in the United States Constitution and the Bill of Rights.  The Southern California has issued endorsements of several propositions and on Anaheim’s Measure L.  Click here to see the endorsements.

California League of Conservation Voters

The California League of Conservation Voters (CLCV) is the non-partisan political action arm of California’s environmental movement.  Their mission is to protect and enhance the environment and the health of all California communities by electing environmental champions, advancing critical priorities, and holding policymakers accountable.  Click here to see endorsements on initiatives, candidates and regional measures.

California Democratic Party

The California Democratic Party is the state branch of the United States Democratic Party.  It endorses federal and state election contests.  The Democratic County Central Committees for each state county issue endorsements in local and municipal elections, and CADEM adopts these endorsements.   To see the list of endorsed candidates specific to your ballot, click here.  To see the list of endorsed propositions, click here.

California Teachers Association

The California Teachers Association has become one of the strongest advocates for educators in the country. CTA includes teachers, counselors, school librarians, social workers, psychologists, and nurses.  To see recommendations for statewide offices, propositions, assembly, senate and Congress, click here.

Equality California

EQCA brings the voices of LGBTQ people and allies to institutions of power in California and across the United States.  It endorses viable candidates running for local, state and federal offices who have a proven track record of supporting equal rights and legal protections for LGBTQ Californians and who are committed to advancing these goals in their capacity as elected officials.  See the endorsements here.

Indivisible CA — Ballot Propositions 

Indivisible CA: StateStrong makes endorsements based on surveys sent to all members and included respondents from over 50 Indivisible groups across the state. Click here to see endorsements. 

Sierra Club –Angeles Chapter (LA and Orange Counties)

Sierra Club California is the legislative and regulatory advocacy arm for Sierra Club chapters in California.  The Angeles Chapter, serving LA and Orange County lists endorsements for local, state and federal ballot measures.  To see Sierra Club endorsements, click here.

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Stonewall Democrats

The Stonewall Democratic Club was established in 1975 for gay, lesbian, bisexual, and transgender individuals and their straight allies committed to achieving equality for all and to advancing progressive and feminist values through the Democratic Party.  They make endorsements up and down the ticket.  To see the Stonewall Democrat endorsements, click here.

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REGIONAL/COUNTYWIDE ORGANIZATION ENDORSEMENTS

Indivisible Ventura

Indivisible Ventura has made list of recommendations that includes statewide and local ballot choices and including judges. Click here to see endorsements. 

Orange County Labor Federation, AFL-CIO

The OCLF represents more than ninety local unions from every sector of the labor movement with a membership of more than 200,000 working men and women.  The organization endorses local candidates and measures across Orange County and you can see the list here.

Planned Parenthood of Orange and San Bernardino Counties

The Community Action Fund of Planned Parenthood of Orange and San Bernardino Counties starts at the top of the ticket and drills all the way down to city and school board races.   To see the list of endorsements, click here.  

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WAVE (Women for American Values and Ethics)

Women For American Values And Ethics is a diverse group of non-partisan women that engages, educates and empowers its members to advance American values and ethics.  They endorse candidates at the local, state and national level and you can see the list here. 

DISTRICT ORGANIZATION ENDORSEMENTS

DISTRICT 48

Indivisible OC 48

Indivisible OC 48 endorses candidates, propositions and judges up and down the ticket.  Click here to see the Indivisible OC 48 Election Guide.

HB Huddle

Based in Huntington Beach, the HB Huddle makes endorsements for candidates and propositions appearing on ballots in the Huntington Beach and Westminster regions.  To see the endorsements, click here.