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Each election cycle, Planned Parenthood Action Fund of the Pacific Southwest endorses and rates candidates that will fight for access to health care, comprehensive sex ed, and reproductive rights. 

State and Local Ballot Initiatives

Ballot Initiative  Position Type
Proposition 15 SUPPORT State-Wide Proposition
Proposition 16 SUPPORT State-Wide Proposition
Proposition 17 SUPPORT State-Wide Proposition
Proposition 20 OPPOSE State-Wide Proposition
San Diego Measure A  SUPPORT San Diego County Ballot Measure
San Diego Measure B SUPPORT San Diego County Ballot Measure

The following candidates for federal office have been Endorsed by Planned Parenthood Action Fund. Election Date: November 3, 2020

An * besides a candidate's name denotes an incumbent.

 Race  Candidate Endorsement Type
President of the United States Joseph Biden Endorsed
Congressional District 36 Raul Ruiz* Endorsed
Congressional District 41 Mark Takano* Endorsed
Congressional District 49 Mike Levin* Endorsed
Congressional District 50 Ammar Campa-Najjar Endorsed
Congressional District 51 Juan Vargas* Endorsed
Congressional District 52 Scott Peters* Endorsed

The following candidates for the California State Legislature have been Endorsed by Planned Parenthood Action Fund of the Pacific Southwest. Election Date: November 3, 2020

An * besides a candidate's name denotes an incumbent.

Race Candidate Endorsement Type
Senate District 23 Abigail Medina Endorsed
Senate District 31 Richard Roth* Endorsed
Senate District 39 Toni Atkins* Endorsed
Assembly District 60 Sabrina Cervantes*

Endorsed

Assembly District 61 Jose Medina* Endorsed
Assembly District 76 Tasha Boerner Horvath* Endorsed
Assembly District 77 Brian Maienschein* Endorsed
Assembly District 78 Chris Ward Endorsed
Assembly District 79 Shirley Weber* Endorsed
Assembly District 80 Lorena Gonzalez* Endorsed

The following candidates for local office in Imperial County have been Endorsed by Planned Parenthood Action Fund of the Pacific Southwest. Election Date: November 3, 2020

Race Candidate Endorsement Type
Heber Elementary School District Pompeyo Tabarez Endorsed
Calexico City Council, Short Term Raul Ureña Endorsed

The following candidates for local office in Riverside County have been Endorsed or Rated 100% by Planned Parenthood Action Fund of the Pacific Southwest. Election Date: November 3, 2020

An * besides a candidate's name denotes an incumbent.

Race Candidate Endorsement Type
Desert Community College District, TA 2 Mary Jane Sanchez-Fulton* Endorsed
San Jacinto Community College District,
TA 1
Edison Gomez-Krauss Endorsed
Alvord Unified School District, TA 5 Rahman Vace Endorsed
Coachella Valley Unified School District, TA 1 Stephanie Virgen Rated 100%
Coachella Valley Unified School District, TA 1 Trinidad Arredondo Rated 100%
Coachella Valley Unified School District, TA 4 Jocelyn Vargas Endorsed
Moreno Valley Unified School District TA 5 Darrell Peeden* Endorsed
Riverside Unified School District, TA 3 Angelo Farooq* Endorsed
Riverside Unified School District, TA 4 Darlene Elliot Endorsed
Cathedral City, City Council, District 1 Alan Carvalho Endorsed
Cathedral City, City Council, District 2 Nancy Ross Endorsed
Coachella City Council Denise Delgado Endorsed
Coachella City Council Neftali Galarza Endorsed
Corona City Council, District 3 Meg E'amato Endorsed
Hemet City Council, District 1 DeniAntionette Mazingo Endorsed
Indio City Council, District 1 Erin Teran Endorsed
Indio City Council, District 5 Erick Lemus Nadurille Endorsed
Lake Elsinore City Council Jorge Lopez Endorsed
Moreno Valley City Council, District 3 David Marquez* Endorsed
Moreno Valley Mayor Ysxtian Gutierrez* Endorsed
Palm Desert City Council, District 1 Karina Quintanilla Endorsed
Palm Desert City Council, District 2 Steve Moyer Endorsed
Palm Springs City Council, District 4 Christy Holstege* Endorsed
Palm Springs City Council, District 5 Lisa Middleton* Endorsed
Perris City Council Malcolm Corona* Endorsed
Perris Mayor Michael Vargas* Endorsed
Riverside Mayor Andy Melendrez Endorsed
Temecula City Council, District 2 Alisha Wilkins Endorsed
Desert Healthcare District Director, Zone 1 Les Zendle* Endorsed

The following candidates for local office in San Diego County have been Endorsed or Rated 100% by Planned Parenthood Action Fund of the Pacific Southwest. Election Date: November 3, 2020

An * besides a candidate's name denotes an incumbent.

 Race  Candidate Endorsement Type

Grossmont-Cuyamaca Community College District 

Julie Schorr* Endorsed
Palomar Community College District, TA 2 Nina Deerfield* Endorsed
Palomar Community College District, TA 3 Roberto Rodriguez Endorsed
San Diego Community College District, District B Bernie Rhinerson* Endorsed
San Diego Community College District, District D Mary Graham* Endorsed
Southwestern Community College, Seat 3 Roberto Alcantar* Endorsed
Carlsbad Unified School District, TA 3 Rhonda Guaderrama Endorsed
Oceanside Unified School District, District  Mike Blessing*  Endorsed
San Diego Unified School District, District A Sabrina Bazzo Endorsed
San Diego Unified School District, District D Richard Barrera* Endorsed
San Diego Unified School District, District E LaWana Richmond Endorsed
Vista Unified School District, TA 4 Cipriano Vargas* Endorsed
Escondido Union High School District, TA 4 Ogechi Okereke Endorsed
Cajon Valley Union School District, Seat 4 Monica Hinton Endorsed
Chula Vista Elementary School District, Seat 4 Kate Bishop Endorsed
Encinitas Union School District  Marlon Taylor Endorsed
Lemon Grove School District  Blanca Brown Endorsed
Lemon Grove School District Short Term Greg Shibley Endorsed
San Diego County Board of Supervisors, District 1 Nora Vargas Endorsed
San Diego County Board of Supervisors, District 3 Terra Lawson-Remer Endorsed
Carlsbad City Council, District 4 Teresa Acosta Endorsed
Chula Vista City Council, District 3 Steve Padilla* Endorsed
Chula Vista City Council, District 4 Andrea Cardenas Endorsed
Del Mar City Council Robert Gans Endorsed
Del Mar City Council Phil Blair Endorsed
El Cajon City Council, District 2 Stephanie Harper Endorsed
El Cajon City Council, District 4 Billy Thigpen Rated 100%
El Cajon City Council, District 4 Estela de los Rios Rated 100%
Encinitas City Council, District 2 Kellie Hinze Endorsed
Encinitas Mayor Catherine Blakespear* Endorsed
Escondido City Council, District 3 Dara Czerwonka Endorsed
Escondido City Council, District 4 Andres Yañez Endorsed
Imperial Beach City Council, District 2 Mark West* Endorsed
La Mesa City Council Colin Parent* Endorsed
La Mesa City Council Jack Shu Endorsed
Lemon Grove City Council  George Gastil Endorsed
Lemon Grove Mayor Racquel Vasquez* Endorsed
National City, City Council Jose Rodriguez Endorsed
National City, City Council Marcus Bush Endorsed
Oceanside Mayor Esther Sanchez Endorsed
Oceanside City Council, District 3 Amber Newman Endorsed
Oceanside City Council, District 4 Michelle Gomez Endorsed
Oceanside Mayor Esther Sanchez Endorsed
San Diego City Attorney Mara Elliott* Endorsed
San Diego City Council, District 1 Joe LaCava Rated 100%
San Diego City Council, District 1 Will Moore Rated 100%
San Diego City Council, District 3 Toni Duran Rated 100%
San Diego City Council, District 3 Stephen Whitburn Rated 100%
San Diego City Council, District 5 Marni Von Wilpert Endorsed
San Diego City Council, District 7 Raul Campillo Endorsed
San Diego Mayor Barbara Bry Rated 100%
San Diego Mayor Todd Gloria Rated 100%
Vista City Council, District 2 Elizabeth Perez Endorsed
Palomar Health District, Division 2 Vicki Grove Endorsed
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Endorsement Inquiries

If you're interested in receiving an endorsement from Planned Parenthood Action Fund of the Pacific Southwest, please email [email protected] to learn more about our process and timelines. Please note that due to the timing of elections in 2020, we may be making endorsements before the candidate filing deadline.