November 2010 Election

* Openly LGBT Candidate

The Alice B Toklas LGBT Democratic Club has made the following endorsements for the November Election:

State & Federal Races:

U.S. Senate
Barbara Boxer

Governor
Jerry Brown

Lt. Governor
Gavin Newsom

Attorney General
Kamala Harris

Board of Equalization District 1
Betty Yee

State Senate District 8
Leland Yee

State Assembly District 12
Fiona Ma

State Assembly District 13
TOM AMMIANO*

Judicial Seat 15
MICHAEL NAVA*

Alameda County Superior Court Judge
VICKY KOLAKOWSKI*

Secretary of State
Debra Bowen

Controller
John Chiang

Treasurer
Bill Lockyer

Insurance Commissioner
Dave Jones

Superintendent of Public Instruction
Tom Torlakson

Congress District 8
Nancy Pelosi

Congress District 12
Jackie Speier

City Election

Board of Supervisors

District 2 – Janet Reilly
District 4 – Carmen Chu
District 6 – THERESA SPARKS*
District 8 – Dual, Unranked Endorsement: SCOTT WIENER* and REBECCA PROZAN*
District 10 – Lynette Sweet

Board of Education

Margaret Brodkin
Hydra Mendoza
Emily Murase

Community College Board

Anita Grier
LAWRENCE WONG*

Bart District 8

Bert Hill

Assessor-Recorder

Phil Ting

Public Defender

No position

Oakland Mayor

Rebecca Kaplan*

San Francisco Ballot Initiatives

Proposition AA – Yes
COUNTY TRANSPORTATION AUTHORITY
Vehicle Registration Fee

Proposition A – Yes
BOND Earthquake Retrofit Bond ($46,150,000)

Proposition B – No
CHARTER AMENDMENT
City Retirement and Health Plans

Proposition C – No
CHARTER AMENDMENT
Mayor to Appearances at Board Meetings

Proposition D – No Position
CHARTER AMENDMENT
Non-Citizen Voting in School Board Elections

Proposition E – Yes
CHARTER AMENDMENT
Election Day Voter Registration

Proposition F – No Position
CHARTER AMENDMENT
Health Service Board Elections

Proposition G – Yes
CHARTER AMENDMENT
Transit Operator Wages

Proposition H – No
ORDINANCE
Local Elected Officials on Political Party Committees

Proposition I – Yes
ORDINANCE
Saturday Voting

Proposition J – No
ORDINANCE
Hotel Tax Clarification and Temporary Increase

Proposition K – Yes
ORDINANCE
Hotel Tax Clarification and Definitions

Proposition L – No
ORDINANCE
Sitting or Lying on Sidewalks

Proposition M – No
ORDINANCE
Community Policing and Foot Patrols

Proposition N – Yes
ORDINANCE
Real Property Tax

State Ballot Initiatives:

Proposition 19 – Yes
Initiative Statute — Changes California Law to Legalize Marijuana and Allow It to Be Regulated and Taxed.

Proposition 20 – No
Initiative Constitutional Amendment — Redistricting of Congressional Districts.

Proposition 21 – Yes
Initiative Statute — Establishes $18 Annual Vehicle License Surcharge to Help Fund State Parks and Wildlife Programs and Grants Free Admission to All State Parks to Surcharged Vehicles.

Proposition 22 – No
Initiative Constitutional Amendment — Prohibits the State from Taking Funds Used for Transportation or Local Government Projects and Services.

Proposition 23 – No
Initiative Statute — Suspends Air Pollution Control Laws Requiring Major Polluters to Report and Reduce Greenhouse Gas Emissions That Cause Global Warming Until Unemployment Drops Below Specified Level for Full Year.

Proposition 24 – Yes
Initiative Statute — Repeals Recent Legislation That Would Allow Businesses to Carry Back Losses, Share Tax Credits, and Use a Sales- Based Income Calculation to Lower Taxable

Proposition 25 – Yes
Initiative Constitutional Amendment — Changes Legislative Vote Requirement to Pass a Budget from Two-Thirds to a Simple Majority. Retains Two-Thirds Vote Requirement for Taxes.

Proposition 26 – No
Initiative Constitutional Amendment — Increases Legislative Vote Requirement to Two-Thirds for State Levies and Charges. Imposes Additional Requirement for Voters to Approve Local Levies and Charges with Limited Exceptions.

Proposition 27 – Yes
Initiative Constitutional Amendment and Statute — Eliminates State Commission on Redistricting. Consolidates Authority for Redistricting with Elected Representatives.

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