Sep 25, 2020 3 min read

District 11 Democratic Club Announces Endorsements For Crowded November Election

District 11 Democratic Club town hall
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.

Earlier this month, the District 11 Council and District 11 Democratic Club issued their endorsements for the November general election.

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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:

Candidates

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.

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