Category Archives: Endorsements

Our next meeting: TODAY – Tuesday August 14, 7:00 pm

General meeting TODAY, Tuesday August 14, 7:00 pm

Dona Benicia Room of the Benicia Library

AGENDA

The agenda for our next General Meeting will mostly focus on members voting on who the Club should endorse in the Benicia City Council races.

Two Council seats are open for election. All registered Democrats who have announced to run for City Council will be invited to speak before members, after which members will cast votes.

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Prior to the endorsements discussion, the agenda should also include comments from two progressive candidates running for local offices – Mark Maselli, Benicia School Board candidate, and Dana Dean, who is running for reelection to the Solano County Board of Education, for Trustee 3 Area (which includes Benicia and eastern Vallejo).

RESULTS – June 5 Primary Election

Following are preliminary Solano County and State of California results from the June 5 primary election as reported by the California Secretary of State on June 6.  Candidates are listed by State ranking: top two will face off in November.  Candidates endorsed by our Progressive Dems of Benicia show a blue check mark.   (Benicia results will be posted later as they are made available by Solano County.CLICK ON AN IMAGE FOR LARGER DISPLAY.

U.S. Senate
U.S. House District 5
Governor
Governor
Lt. Governor
Secretary of State
Controller
Treasurer
Attorney General
Insurance Commissioner
Superintendent of Public Instruction
State Ballot Measures
San Francisco Bay Area Measure 3

PDB Endorsements – June 5 Primary

LAST CHANCE – VOTE TODAY!

JUNE 5 – Today is your last day to vote.   See endorsements below.


MAY 9th – Mail-in balloting has started already!  Just in time, Progressive Democrats of Benicia met last night, shared in deep and significant conversation on the issues and candidates, and voted our endorsements… see below (or go to our Endorsements page for even more detail).  Share this information with folks you know, write letters, and get your ballot turned in!

JUNE 5 PRIMARY ENDORSEMENTS:

Below you will find Progressive Democrats of Benicia endorsements for the June 5, 2018 Primary Election.  In March and April, an Endorsement Committee met and carefully researched state and regional propositions and candidates, and presented its recommendations to the Steering Committee.  The Steering Committee received those reports and voted on recommendations for the Club’s membership.  The members held substantive discussions on the issues and candidates, and voted the following endorsements.

Propositions & Measure 3

Proposition 68 Support
Proposition 69 Support
Proposition 70 Oppose
Proposition 71 Support
Proposition 72 Support
Regional Measure 3 Oppose

More Proposition details on our Endorsements page…

Candidate Endorsements

U. S. Senate Kevin de Leon
U. S. Congress District 5 Mike Thompson
Governor Delaine Eastin
Lieutenant Governor Eleni Kounalakis
State Assembly District 14 Tim Grayson
Attorney General Dave Jones 
Superintendent of Public Instruction Tony Thurmond
State Controller Betty Yee
Insurance Commissioner Ricardo Lara
Secretary of State Alex Padilla
State Treasurer Fiona Ma
Solano County Superior Court Judge Steve Gizzi

More Candidate details on our Endorsement page…