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