SEIU California Backs Candidates with Courage & Conviction to Fight for the Middle Class

Congressional, State Senate and Assembly Endorsements Made in Member-Driven Town Hall Process

Sacramento, CA – The Service Employees International Union (SEIU) California today announced the results of its town hall endorsement process in several Congressional, State Senate and Assembly races. In SEIU’s town hall process, members evaluate candidates’ policy positions, listen to them speak, interview them, and then make their decisions. The town halls are open to all members in each district.

Endorsements announced today were as follows:

State Assembly

  • AD 4: Mariko Yamada
  • AD 7: Roger Dickinson
  • AD 17: Tom Ammiano
  • AD 24: Rich Gordon
  • AD 27: Nora Campos
  • AD 28: Paul Fong
  • AD 37: Das Williams
  • AD 40: Russ Warner
  • AD 45: Bob Blumenfield
  • AD 47: Joe Baca Jr.
  • AD 54: Holly Mitchell
  • AD 55: Gregg Fritchle
  • AD 61: Jose Medina
  • AD 62: Steve Bradford
  • AD 64: Isadore Hall
  • AD 69: Julio Perez
  • AD 70: Bonnie Lowenthal
  • AD 79: Shirley Weber & Sid Voorakkara

State Senate

  • SD 9: Loni Hancock
  • SD 11: Mark Leno
  • SD 27: Fran Pavley
  • SD 35: Rod Wright


  • CD 3: John Garamendi
  • CD 13: Barbara Lee
  • CD 17: Mike Honda
  • CD 18: Anna Eshoo
  • CD 20: Sam Farr
  • CD 24: Lois Capps
  • CD 31: Pete Aguilar
  • CD 33: Henry Waxman
  • CD 36: Dr. Raul Ruiz
  • CD 39: Jay Chen
  • CD 41: Mark Takano
  • CD 46: Loretta Sanchez
  • CD 51: Juan Vargas
  • CD 52: Scott Peters & Lori Saldana

Previous SEIU endorsements can be found here. As more member-driven town halls take place in the coming weeks, SEIU California expects to announce additional endorsements.

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SEIU California is a coalition of over 700,000 janitors, social workers, security officers, home care workers, school and university employees, healthcare workers, court workers, and city, county and state employees represented by SEIU local unions throughout California. We come together to build a better California by fighting to pass policies and elect candidates that benefit working families and advance the issues we care about: affordable healthcare, good wages, retirement security for all, a healthy environment, good schools and universities, and stronger communities. We believe that by working together we can build a California where working families can thrive again.

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