June 5, 2018 Primary Election

Endorsements as of April 12, 2018.


Local Endorsements:

County Offices

County of Sacramento 

District Attorney – Noah Phillips 

Sheriff – Milo Fitch

Board of Supervisors, District 2 – Patrick Kennedy*


City Offices

City of Sacramento

City Council, District 1 – Angelique Ashby*

City Council, District 5 – Tamika L’Ecluse

City Council, District 7 – Tristan Brown


School Offices

Sacramento County Office of Education

Board of Education, Area 1 – Bina Lefkovitz*

Board of Education, Area 2 – Karina Talamantes

Board of Education, Area 3 – Richard Launey



California Democratic Party Endorsements:

The following are California Democratic Party endorsements for federal and state offices in Sacramento County:


Federal Offices

U.S. Representative

District 3 – John Garamendi*

District 6 – Doris Matsui*

District 7 – Ami Bera*

District 9 – Jerry McNerney*


State Offices

Statewide Officers

State Controller – Betty Yee*

State Treasurer – Fiona Ma

Secretary of State – Alex Padilla*

Insurance Commissioner – Ricardo Lara

Superintendent of Public Instruction – Tony Thurmond

State Senate

District 6 – Richard Pan*

District 8 – Tom Pratt

State Assembly 

District 6 – Jackie Smith

District 7 – Kevin McCarty*

District 8 – Ken Cooley*

District 9 – Jim Cooper*

District 11 – Jim Frazier*


Statewide Ballot Measures

State Propositions

Proposition 68 – Vote YES
Authorizes bond funds for parks, natural resources protection, climate adaptation, water quality, and flood protection.

Proposition 69 – Vote YES
Requires that recently enacted transportation taxes be used for transportation purposes.

Proposition 70 – Vote NO
An oil-industry backed measure that will increase pollution.

Proposition 71 – Vote YES
Establishes that ballot measures take effect after all votes are counted.

Proposition 72 – Vote YES
Exempts rain-capture systems from property tax assessment.


* Incumbent