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
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
Measure RR: Caltrain sales tax: Yes
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.
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