Endorsements

The Santa Clara County Democratic Party endorses candidates in local non-partisan races (city councils, school boards, etc). The Santa Clara County Democratic Party recommends voting for the following candidates and measures.

  • November 2016 Local Ballot Measures

    The Santa Clara County Democratic Party recommends voting YES on the following Ballot Measures:

    • Measure A: Santa Clara County Affordable Housing Bond
    • Measure B: Santa Clara Valley Transportation Association Sales Tax
    • Measure D: City of Cupertino Vallco Town Center Specific Plan
    • Measure E: City of San Jose Opportunity to Work Ordinance
    • Measure F: City of San Jose Pension Modification
    • Measure G: City of San Jose Business Tax Modernization
    • Measure U: San Benito School District Bond
    • Measure V: City of Mountain View Rent Stabilization
    • Measure X: San Jose/Evergreen Community College District Bond
    • Measure Y: San Jose Unified School District Parcel Tax
    • Measure Z: East Side Union High School District Bond
    • Measure AA: Campbell Union High School District Bond
    • Measure BB: Sunnyvale School District Parcel Tax
    • Measure CC: Campbell Union School District Bond
    • Measure EE: Oak Grove Union School District Parcel Tax
    • Measure GG: Los Altos School District Parcel Tax
    • Measure HH: Franklin-McKinley Union School District Parcel Tax

    The Santa Clara County Democratic Party recommends voting NO on the following Ballot Measures:

    • Measure M: City of Sunnyvale Public Vote Requirement for Property Transactions
  • November 2016 Statewide Initiatives

    • PROP 51: KINDERGARTEN THROUGH COMMUNITY COLLEGE PUBLIC EDUCATION FACILITIES BOND ACT OF 2016. Authorizes and issues $9 billion in bonds. SUPPORT
    • PROP 52: CALIFORNIA MEDI-CAL HOSPITAL REIMBURSEMENT INITIATIVE. SUPPORT
    • PROP 53: VOTER APPROVAL FOR REVENUE BONDS. OPPOSE
    • PROP 54: AMENDMENT TO LEGISLATIVE PROCEEDINGS PROCEDURES. OPPOSE
    • PROP 55: EXTENSION OF TAXES ON HIGH INCOMES TO FUND EDUCATION AND HEALTHCARE. SUPPORT
    • PROP 56: INCREASE IN CALIFORNIA TOBACCO TAXES. SUPPORT
    • PROP 57: REFORM OF CRIMINAL SENTENCING, PAROLE, and JUVINILE CRIMINAL PROCEEDINGS. SUPPORT
    • PROP 58: ENGLISH PROFICIENCY, MULTILINGUAL EDUCATION. SUPPORT
    • PROP 59: OVERTURN CITIZENS UNITED ADVISORY QUESTION. SUPPORT
    • PROP 60: THE CALIFORNIA SAFER SEX IN THE ADULT FILM INDUSTRY ACT. OPPOSE
    • PROP 62: THE JUSTICE THAT WORKS ACT OF 2016. Death penalty repeal. SUPPORT
    • PROP 63: GUN SAFETY MEASURES. SUPPORT
    • PROP 64: CONTROL, REGULATE AND TAX ADULT USE OF MARIJUANA ACT. Legalizes marijuana and hemp under state law. SUPPORT
    • PROP 66: DEATH PENALTY REFORM AND SAVINGS ACT OF 2016. Limits inmate appeals and expedites executions. OPPOSE
    • PROP 67: BAN ON SINGLE-USE PLASTIC BAGS. SUPPORT
  • June 2016 Ballot Measures

    The Santa Clara County Democratic Party urges a YES vote on each of the following ballot measures:

    • Measure AA: Parcel Tax for San Francisco Bay restoration
    • Measure A: Santa Clara County Park Charter Fund Transfer
    • Measure B: San Jose Sales Tax to pay for city serviceS
    • Measure D: Morgan Hill Zoning
    • Measure E: Gilroy Unified School District Bond
    • Measure G: Moreland School District Parcel Tax
    • Measure H: Franklin-McKinley School District Bond
    • Measure I: Alum Rock School District Bond
    • Measure J: Lakeside Joint School District Parcel Tax

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