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.

  • Fall 2012 Local Non-Partisan Races

    City Councils:

     
    County Board of Education:

    • Santa Clara County Board of Education, TA #5: Anna Song

     
    College Boards:

    • Gavilan Community College District: Rochelle Arrellano
    • San Jose/Evergreen Community College District TA#7: Mayra Cruz
    • San Jose/Evergreen Community College District TA#5: Wendy Ho
    • San Jose/Evergreen Community College District TA#3: Craig Mann, Richard Tanaka, Leo Cortez (triple endorsement)
    • West Valley Mission Community College District TA#6: Adrienne Grey
    • West Valley Mission Community College District TA#2: Ben Hernandez
    • Foothill DeAnza Community College District (3 seats): Laura Casas Frier, Betsy Bechtel, Joan Barram

       

    School Boards:

    • Alum Rock School District (2 seats): Esau Herrera, Dolores Marquez
    • Berryessa School Board (2 seats): David Hernandez
    • Cambrian School District (2 seats): Doron Aronson, Jarod Middleton, Jeneva Sneed
    • Campbell Union High School District (2 seats): Kalen Gallagher
    • East Side Union High School District (2 seats); Thelma Boac, Lan Nguyen, Patricia Martinez Roach (multiple endorsement)
    • Evergreen Union School District (2 seats): Bonnie Mace
    • Franklin McKinley School District (1 seat): Maya Esparza
    • Franklin McKinley School District (2 seats): John Linder, George Sanchez
    • Los Altos Union School District (2 seats): Amanda Burke Aaronson, Vladimir Ivanovic, Pablo Luther, Steve Taglio
    • Palo Alto Unified School District (3 seats): Ken Dauber, Camille Townsend, Heidi Emberling
    • San Jose Unified School District (1 seat): Teresa Castellano, Paul Murphy (dual endorsement)
    • Santa Clara Unified School District TA#2 (2 seats): Chris Stampolis, Albert Gonzales
    • Santa Clara Unified School District TA#3 (1 seat): Michele Ryan, Elise DeYoung (dual endorsement)

     
    Special Districts:

  • Local Ballot Measures Fall 2012

    • Measure A: Santa Clara County 1/8 cent sales tax YES
    • Measure B: Santa Clara Valley Water District parcel tax renewal YES
    • Measure D: City of San Jose increase minimum wage YES
    • Measure E: City of San Jose Cardroom Gaming YES
    • Measure G: Morgan Hill Unified School District Bond Measure YES
    • Measure H: San Jose Unified School District Bond Measure YES
    • Measure I: East Side Union High School District Bond Measure YES
    • Measure J: Alum Rock Union School District Bond Measure YES
    • Measure K: Berryessa Union School District Parcel Tax Renewal YES
    • Measure L: Mt. Pleasant School District Bond Measure YES
  • Fall 2012 State Ballot Initiatives

     

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