Labor’s Position for the June Primary

Labor Endorsed Candidates and Propositions for California Primary June 5th 2018

State Wide Offices
Governor                                                           Gavin Newsom
Lieutenant Governor                                      Ed Hernandez
Secretary of State                                             Alex Padilla
Attorney General                                             Xavier Becerra
Controller                                                          Betty Yee
Treasurer                                                           Fiona Ma
Insurance commissioner                                Ricardo Lara
Superintendent of Public Instruction          Tony Thurmond
Board of Equalization                                     Scott Svonkin
U.S Senate                                                         Kevin De Leon
Congressional Seats
38th Congressional District                           Linda Sanchez
39th Congressional District                           Gil Cisneros
45th Congressional District                           Dave Min
47th Congressional District                           Alan Lowenthal
48th Congressional District                           Harley Rouda
49th Congressional District                           No Endorsement
State Senate
NO On the Recall of                                    Josh Newman Senate District 29
32nd Senate District                                        Vicky Santana
34th Senate District                                         Tom Umberg
State Assembly
72nd Assembly District                                   Josh Lowenthal
70th Assembly District                                   Patrick O’Donnell
69th Assembly District                                   Tom Daly
65th Assembly District                                   Sharon Quirk-Silva
74th Assembly District                                   Cottie Petri-Norris
57th Assembly District                                   Ian Calderon
64th Assembly District                                   Mike Gipson
Orange County Board of Education             Mary Navarro
Orange County Board of Supervisors
District 2                                                            Brandon Perkins
District 4                                                            Joe Kerr
Long Beach City Council
District 7                                                            Roberto Uranga
Long Beach School Board
District 3                                                            Dr. Juan Benitez
Prop 68- Yes
This measure is to authorize $4 billion in general obligation bonds for state and local parks, environmental protection projects, water infrastructure projects, and flood protection projects.
Prop 69- Yes 
This amendment is to:
•require that revenue from the diesel sales tax and Transportation Improvement Fee, as enacted by Senate Bill 1 (SB 1), be used for transportation-related purposes;
•exempt revenue generated by SB 1’s tax increases and fee schedules from the state appropriations limit.
Prop 70- No
This is an amendment to require a one-time two-thirds vote in each legislative chamber in 2024 or thereafter to pass a spending plan for revenue from the state’s cap-and-trade program.
Prop 71- Yes
This amendment would move the effective date of ballot propositions, including citizen initiatives and legislative referrals, from the day after election day to the fifth day after the secretary of state certifies election results.
Prop 72- Yes
This amendment is to allow the state legislature to exclude rainwater capture systems added after January 1, 2019, from property tax reassessments.