2018 primary election endorsements

Candidates with a ✓ will proceed into the general election on November 6, 2018. Other candidates either won their race outright or did not make it into the top two.

U.S. Senate



  • California State Board of Equalization, District 2 - MALIA COHEN 

U.S. House

  • California Congressional District 13 - BARBARA LEE 

STATE assembly

  • California State Assembly, District 18 - ROB BONTA 


  • Alameda County District Attorney -  PAMELA PRICE (lost)
  • Alameda County Superior Court - TARA FLANAGAN (won)
  • Alameda County Board of Education, Area 1 - JOAQUÍN RIVERA (won)
  • Alameda County Assessor - PHONG LA 
  • Alameda County Auditor-Controller/Clerk-Recorder - IRELLA BLACKWOOD (lost)
  • Alameda County Superintendent of Schools - L. KAREN MONROE (won)
  • Alameda County Board of Supervisors, District 2 - RICHARD VALLE (won)
  • Alameda County Board of Supervisors, District 3 - WILMA CHAN (won)
  • Alameda County Treasurer - Tax Collector - HENRY “Hank” C. LEVY (won)
  • Alameda County Board of Education Trustee, Area 4 - AISHA KNOWLES (won)


  • California Proposition 71, Effective Date of Ballot Measures Amendment - YES
  • California Proposition 72, Rainwater Capture Systems Excluded from Property Tax Assessments Amendment - NO


  • Measure A (Alameda County Sales Tax for Childcare and Early Education) - YES (lost)
  • Measure C (City of Emeryville Affordable Housing Bonds) - YES (won)
  • Measure D (City of Oakland Parcel Tax for Library Services) - YES (won)


No position: Governor, Lieutenant Governor, Secretary of State, California State Assembly District 15, Regional Measure 3, California Proposition 69 - Transportation Taxes and Fees Lockbox and Appropriations Limit Exemption Amendment