San Mateo County Democratic Central Committee Announce Endorsements

South San Francisco, CA  September 14, 2020 Submitted by David Burruto, SMC Democrats

The San Mateo County Democratic Central Committee is pleased to announce that the following candidates and ballot measures have received the Democratic Party endorsement for the Tuesday, November 3, 2020 election.

ENDORSED CANDIDATES:

 

Atherton City Council Dr. Diana Hawkins-Manuelian
Belmont City Council Tom McCune, Davina Hurt
Brisbane City Council Karen Cunningham
Cabrillo Unified School District, Trustee Area D Sophia Layne

Colma Town Council John Irish Goodwin

Daly City City Council Juslyn Manalo, Glenn Sylvester

East Palo Alto City Council Lisa Yarbrough-Gauthier, Larry Moody

Foster City City Council Sam Hindi, Patrick Sullivan

Hillsborough Town Council Aaron Zornes

Jefferson School District Manufou Liaiga-Anoa’i, Andrea Jordan

Las Lomitas School District Jason Morimoto

Menlo Park City Council, District 3 Jen Wolosin

Menlo Park School District Francesca Segre

Millbrae City Council Gina Papan, Ann Schneider, Anders Fung

Pacifica City Council, District 4 Marjory Davis

Ravenswood Elementary School District Bronwyn Alexander, Joel Rivera

Redwood City City Council, District 3 Janet Borgens

Redwood City City Council, District 7 Alicia Aguirre

San Bruno City Council, Mayor Rico Medina

San Bruno City Council Michael Salazar, Stephen Seymour

San Bruno Park Elementary School District Andriana Shea, Bryan Vander Lugt

San Carlos City Council Ron Collins, John Dugan

San Mateo City Council Amourence Lee, Diane Papan

San Mateo Union High School District Greg Land, Ligia Andrade Zuniga

San Mateo County Board of Education Trustee Area 4 Rod Hsiao

San Mateo County Community College District Trustee Lisa Petrides

District 1

San Mateo County Community College District Trustee Dave Mandelkern

District 3

San Mateo County Community College District Trustee John Pimentel

District 5

San Mateo County Harbor District Director Virginia Chang Kiraly

Area 5

Sequoia Union High School District, Trustee Area C Georgia Jack

Sequoia Union High School District, Trustee Area E Shawneece Stevenson

South San Francisco City Council, District 4 Rich Garbarino

 

ENDORSED MEASURES:

 

Daly City Measure Q: Sales Tax Measure Endorse

East Palo Alto Measure V: Hotel Room Tax Measure Endorse

Half Moon Bay Measure U: Hotel Room Tax Measure Endorse

Jefferson Union High School District Measure Z: Bond Measure Endorse

Peninsula Corridor Joint Powers Board (‘Caltrain’) Measure RR:

Sales Tax Measure Endorse

San Bruno Measure S: Cannabis Business Tax Measure Endorse

San Bruno Measure X: Hotel Room Tax Measure Endorse

San Mateo Measure R: General Plan Amendment Measure Endorse

San Mateo City Measure W: Hotel Room Tax Measure Endorse

San Mateo Measure Y: General Plan Amendment Oppose

SM-FC School District Measure T: Bond Measure Endorse

 

The San Mateo County Democratic Central Committee is the official body of the Democratic Party in and for San Mateo County. It serves to promote Democratic Party candidates and local measures that are consistent with Democratic Party values. These are the only official Democratic Party local endorsements in San Mateo County.

 

The Democratic Party endorsements for local ballot measures, city councils, school boards, and other county/regional races were finalized at a general meeting of the San Mateo County Democratic Central Committee on Thursday, Sept 10, 2020 held virtually on the Zoom platform.

 

“Our nation is facing so many challenges in 2020, so the opportunity to recognize and support these candidates, who truly embody the best of the Democratic Party, is a real bright spot,” said Nicole Fernandez, Chairwoman of the San Mateo County Democratic Central Committee. “We appreciate these candidates’ service to our community, and look forward to helping them in their efforts.”

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