UFCW 324’s electoral endorsements are determined through a member-led process with advice from the Orange County and California labor community.

The choices voters make this year will have long-lasting effects on working people, and we feel the candidates listed below will provide opportunities for and support working people and their families. These candidates have demonstrated their commitment to workers’ futures, including higher wages, good quality jobs and healthcare, and the ability to stand up for themselves on the job. 

Congress

CD 38 – Linda Sanchez
CD 40 – Dr. Asif Mahmood
CD 42 – Robert Garcia
CD 45 – Jay Chen
CD 47 – Katie Porter
CD 49 – Mike Levin

State Senate

SD 30 – Bob Archuleta
SD 34 – Tom Umberg
SD 36 – Kim Carr
SD 38 – Catherine Blakespear

State Assembly

AD 56 – Lisa Calderon
AD 62 – Anthony Rendon
AD 64 – Elizabeth Alcantar
AD 65 – Mike Gipson
AD 67 – Sharon Quirk-Silva
AD 68 – Avelino Valencia
AD 69 – Josh Lowenthal
AD 70 – Diedre Thu-Ha Nguyen
AD 73 – Cottie Petrie-Norris
AD 74 – Chris Duncan

Orange County

Orange County District Attorney – Pete Hardin
Orange County Board of Supervisors District 2 – Vicente Sarmiento
Orange County Board of Supervisors District 5 – Katrina Foley
Orange County Superior Court Judge – Brahim Braytieh
Orange County Superior Court Judge Seat 5 – Claudia Alvarez

Board of Equalization

District 2 – DUAL endorsement: Michaela Alioto-Pier/ Sally Lieber
District 3 – Tony Vasquez

United States Senate

U.S. Senate – Alex Padilla

California Constitutional Offices

Superintendent of Public Instruction – Tony Thurmond
Insurance Commissioner – Ricardo Lara
Treasurer – Fiona Ma
Controller – Malia Cohen
Attorney General – Rob Bonta
Secretary of State – Shirley Weber
Lieutenant Governor – Eleni Kounalakis
Governor – Gavin Newsom

UFCW 324 members are proud to endorse Vicente Sarmiento for Orange County Board of Supervisors, District 2 because Vicente is the voice working people trust in Santa Ana. Vicente will help Orange County recover from the COVID-19 pandemic, combat homelessness and ensure all workers can have good, quality jobs to support a family on. UFCW 324 is proud to support Vicente.

UFCW 324 members are endorsing Katrina Foley for Orange County Board of Supervisors, District 5 because Katrina will put workers first. Katrina will ensure Orange County’s workers have workforce development programs to create high road jobs, businesses can recover from the COVID-19 pandemic and reduce homelessness. Katrina is the only choice for OC Board of Supervisors District 5 and we’re proud to support her candidacy.