District 11 Democratic Club Announces Endorsements For Crowded November Election

The District 11 Democratic Club held a virtual town hall debate between the two candidates for District 11 supervisor led by KQED journalist Joe Fitzgerald Rodriguez.

INGLESIDE, San Francisco — Despite the pandemic, the District 11 Democratic Club held its first online election forum on Sept. 12, co-sponsored by the District 11 Council, and made endorsements for the exhausting list of candidates and measures set for the November 2020 ballot.

The day kicked off with a virtual town hall debate between the two leading candidates, Ahsha Safai and John Avalos, for District 11 Supervisor moderated by Joe Fitzgerald Rodriguez, a journalist at KQED and one-time contributor to The Ingleside Light.

Afterward, the club held a candidate forum for the down ballot offices and then voted on endorsements. Over 100 members participated using a software called Election Runner, according to the club.

Below are the results:


President and Vice President: Joe Biden and Kamala Harris

U.S. Congressional District 12: Nancy Pelosi

U.S. Congressional District 14: Jackie Speier

Calif. Sen. District 11: Jackie Fielder

Calif. Assembly District 17: David Chiu

Calif. Assembly District 19: Phil Ting

District 11 Supervisor: John Avalos

City College Board: Alan Wong, Shannell Williams, Tom Temprano, Han Zou

School Board: Kevine Boggess, Mark Sanchez, Alida Fisher

Bart Board, District 9: Bevan Dufty

Local Propositions

Prop A: Health and Homelessness, Parks, and Streets Bond: Yes

Prop B: Public Works Commission, Department of Sanitation and Streets, and Sanitation and Streets Commission: Yes

Prop C: Removing Citizenship Requirements for Members of City Bodies: Yes

Prop D: Sheriff Oversight Commission: Yes

Prop E: Police Staffing Levels: Yes

Prop F: Business Tax Overhaul: Yes

Prop G: Youth Voting in Local Elections: Yes

Prop H: Neighborhood Commercial Districts and City Permitting: Yes

Prop I: Real Estate Transfer Tax: Yes

Prop J: Parcel Tax for San Francisco Unified School District: Yes

Prop K: Affordable Housing Authorization – Social Housing: Yes

Prop L: Business Tax Based on Comparison of Top Executives’ Pay to Employees’ Pay: Yes

Regional Measures

Measure RR: Caltrain sales tax: Yes

State Measures

Prop 14: Borrowing for STEM Cell Research: Yes

Prop 15: Schools and Communities First: Yes

Prop 16: Repeals Proposition 209, ending the ban on affirmative action: Yes

Prop 17: Free the Vote, grants the right to vote to people on parole: Yes

Prop 18: Allows 17-year olds to vote, if they turn 18 by the general election: Yes

Prop 19: Property Tax Breaks and Wildfire Fund: Yes

Prop 20: Tougher on parole, property crimes: No

Prop 21: Rent Control: Yes

Prop 22: Repeals AB 5, classifies ride-hail, other app-drivers as self-employed: No

Prop 23: Regulates dialysis clinics: Yes

Prop 24: Stronger consumer privacy laws: No

Prop 25: End Cash Bail: Yes

For more information, visit http://www.sfd11dems.com/endorsements.

The Ingleside Light is an independent community news outlet. Never miss a story by signing up for our email newsletter.