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State of California November 2, 2010 Election
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Insurance Commissioner

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Statewide Organizations

California Democratic Party
California Federation of Teachers
California National Organization for Women
California Nurses Association
California Teachers Association
California School Employees Association
California Young Democrats
State Building Trades and Construction Council of California
UNITE HERE (Hotel & Restaurant Employees)


Los Angeles Times
San Francisco Chronicle
Sacramento Bee
San Francisco Bay Guardian
San Jose Mercury News
Modesto Bee

Civil Rights Leaders

Dolores Huerta
Lilly Ledbetter

Federal Officials

United States Senator Mike Bennett
Congresswoman Doris Matsui
Congressman Dennis Cardoza
Congressman Mel Levine (ret.)
Congresswoman Maxine Waters
U.S. Secretary of Commerce Mickey Kantor (ret.)

California State Officials

State Controller John Chiang
Senate President Darrell Steinberg
Board of Equalization Member Betty Yee
Lieutenant Governor Mervyn Dymally (ret.)
Senator Gil Cedillo
Senator Ellen Corbett
Senator Mark DeSaulnier
Senator Dean Florez
Senator Mark Leno
Senator Fran Pavley
Senator Curren Price
Senator Patricia Wiggins
Senator Lois Wolk
Senator Dede Alpert (ret.)
Senator John Dunlap (ret.)
Senator Gary Hart (ret.)
Senator Betty Karnette (ret.)
Senator Sheila Kuehl (ret.)
Senator Deborah Ortiz (ret.)
Senator Alan Siroty (ret.)
Senator Art Torres (ret.)
Assemblymember Tom Ammiano
Assemblymember Juan Arambula
Assemblymember Jim Beall
Assmeblymember Julia Brownley
Assemblymember Anna Caballero
Assemblymember Mike Davis
Assemblymember Kevin DeLeon
Assemblymember Paul Fong
Assemblymember Cathleen Galgiani
Assemblymember Mary Hayashi
Assemblymember Ed Hernandez
Assemblymember Alyson Huber
Assemblymember Jared Huffman
Assemblymember Fiona Ma
Assemblymember Lori Saldaña
Assemblymember Mariko Yamada
Speaker of the Assembly Fabian Núñez (ret.)
Assemblymember Patty Berg (ret.)
Assembly Majority Leader Dario Frommer (Ret.)
Assemblymember Jackie Goldberg (Ret.)
Assemblymember Hannah-Beth Jackson (ret)
Assemblymember Johan Klehs (ret.)
Assemblymember John Laird (ret.)
Assemblymember Lloyd Levine (ret.)
Assemblymember John Longville (ret.)
Assemblymember Gene Mullin (ret.)
Assemblymember Joe Nation (ret.)
Assemblymember Tom Umberg (ret.)


AFSCME Local 3299
Amalgamated Transit Union State Council
Carpenters Local Union No. 46
Carpet, Resilient Floor Covering & Sign Workers Local 1237
California Conference of Machinists
California Federation of Teachers
California Labor Federation, AFL-CIO
California Nurses Association
California School Employees Association
California Teachers Association
California Teamsters Public Affairs Council
Glaziers Architectural Metal & Glassworkers Local No. 767
IATSE Local 80
International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers Local 340
International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers, Northern District Joint Executive Council
International Union of Painters and Tapers District Council 42
Ironworkers Local 118
Ironworkers Local 337
Gunnar Lundeberg, President/Secretary-Treasurer, Sailors Union of the Pacific, AFL-CIO
Laborers' International Union of North America (LIUNA)
Laborers Local 777
Marysville Central Labor Council
Mid Valley Building & Construction Trades Council
Northern California Carpenters Regional Council
Operating Engineers Local 3
Orange County Professional Firefighters Association, IAFF Local 3631
Painters and Tapers Local Union 487
Plumbers and Pipefitters Local 447
Sacramento Police Officers Association
Sacramento Deputy Sheriffs Association
San Francisco Firefighters Local 798
San Francisco Police Officers Association
State Building Trades and Construction Council of California
Sacramento-Sierra Building and Construction Trades Council
SEIU Local 1000
Sheet Metal Workers' International Association Local No. 162
Stationary Engineers Local 39
UA Local 38
UA Local 342
UA Local 467
UFCW Local 8

Law Enforcement

Sheriff Lee Baca, Los Angeles County
Sheriff Michael Hennessey, City of San Francisco

Local Officials

Antonio Villaraigosa, Mayor, City of Los Angeles
Don White, Treasurer, Alameda County
Marlon McWilson, Member, Alameda County Board of Education
Leon Garcia, Mayor, American Canyon
Reggie Moore, Councilmember, Antioch
Shane Brinton, Councilmember, Arcata
Steve Rubio, Councilmember, Baldwin Park
Laura Santos, Member, Bassett Unified School District Board
Placido Garcia, Councilmember, Calistoga
Evan Low, Vice Mayor, Campbell
James Shelby, Mayor, Citrus Heights
Katherine Paspalis, Trustee, Culver City Unified School District
Karlo Silbiger, Trustee, Culver City Unified School District
Gilbert Wong, Vice Mayor, Cupertino
Lamar Heystek, Councilmember, Davis
Tim Sbranti, Mayor, Dublin
Richard Boylan, El Dorado Irrigation District, Div. 2
William "Gus" Ayer, Mayor, Fountain Valley (Ret.)
Suzanne Lee Chan, Councilmember, Fremont
Robert Breusch, Trustee, Garvey School District
Jay F. Chen, Boardmember, Hacienda La Puente Unified School District
Michael Rubio, Supervisor, Kern County
Jim Thurber, Mayor, Los Altos (Ret.)
Jan Perry, Councilmember, Los Angeles
Paul Koretz, Councilmember, Los Angeles
Margaret Abe-Koga, Councilmember, Mountain View
Desley Brooks, Councilmember, Oakland
Rebecca Kaplan, Councilmember, Oakland
Larry Reid, Councilmember, Oakland
Teresa Cox, Boardmember, Ohlone Community College District
Nicholas González Yuen, Trustee, Peralta Community College District
Cheryl Cook-Kallio, Vice-Mayor, Pleasanton
Mayor Ron Loveridge, Riverside
Steve Cohn, Councilmember, Sacramento
Robert King Fong, Councilmember, Sacramento
Kevin McCarty, Councilmember, Sacramento
Bonnie Pannell, Councilmember, Sacramento
Sandy Sheedy, Councilmember, Sacramento
Ray Tretheway, Councilmember, Sacramento
Robbie Waters, Councilmember, Sacramento
Gustavo Arroyo, Sacramento City Unified School Board
Roy Grimes, President, Sacramento City Unified School Board
Jerry Houseman, Sacramento City Unified School Board
Diana Rodriguez, Sacramento City Unified School Board
David Chiu, President, San Francisco Board of Supervisors
John Avalos, Supervisor City and County of San Francisco
Bevan Dufty, Supervisor City and County of San Francisco
David Campos, Supervisor City and County of San Francisco
Chris Daley, Supervisor, City and County of San Francisco
Sean Elsbernd, Supervisor, City and County of San Francisco
Leslie Katz, Supervisor, City and County of San Francisco (Ret.)
Eric Mar, Supervisor City and County of San Francisco
Ross Mirkarimi, Supervisor City and County of San Francisco
Kim-Shre Maufas, President, San Francisco School Board
Dennis Herrera, San Francisco City Attorney
Phil Ting, San Francisco Assessor-Recorder
John Rizzo, Trustee, San Francisco Community College Dist.
Diana Prola, Trustee, San Leandro School Board
Jim Prola, Councilmember, San Leandro
Richard Holober, Trustee, San Mateo Community College Dist.
Ash Kalra, Councilmember, San Jose
Damon Connolly, Councilmember, San Rafael
Paul Cohen, Chair, San Rafael City School Board
Marc Levine, City Councilmember, San Rafael
Helene Schneider, Mayor, Santa Barbara
Lynn Hamilton, Former Mayor, Sebastapol
Larry Asera, Supervisor, Solano County (Ret.)
Rozzana Verder-Aliga, Member, Solano County Board of Education
Laurie Gallian, Councilmember, Sonoma
Tammy Godley, South Pasadena Schol Board (Ret.)
Catarina M. Sanchez, Councilmember, St. Helena
John Duran, Councilmember, West Hollywood
Helen Thompson, Yolo County Supervisor
Betsy Marchand, Yolo County Supervisor (Ret.)
Other Local Officials
Igor Tregub, Commissioner, City of Berkeley Rent Stabilization Board and Chair, City of Berkeley Commission on Labor
Teresa Cox, Economic Development Commissioner, City of Fremont
Rama Kant Dawar, Planning Commissioner, City of Fresno
Neil Pople, Member, Roseville Transportation Commission
Nancy Bui, Sacramento Municipal Utility District Board Member
Larry Carr, Sacramento Municipal Utility District Board Member
Rob Kerth, Chairman, Sacramento Municipal Utility District Board
Ray Gallian, Planning Commissioner, City of Sonoma
Daniel Nguyen, Chair, Cupertino Public Safety Commission

Democratic Party Central Committee Chairs

Eric Bauman, Vice Chair, CDP & Chair, Los Angeles County Democratic Party
Aaron Peskin, Chair, San Francisco DCC
Randy Bayne, Chair, Amador County DCC
Justin D. Meyers, Chair, Butte County DCC
Tillman Sherman, Chair, Calaveras County DCC
Chuck Carpenter, Chair, Contra Costa County DCC
Debra Broner, Chair, Del Norte County DCC
Francesca Loftis, Chair, El Dorado County DCC
Gary Alford, Chair, Fresno County DCC
Neil Farrell, Chair, Glenn County DCC
Milton Boyd, Chair, Humboldt County DCC
Selma Calnan, Chair, Inyo County CDD
Candice Easter, Chair, Kern County DCC
Jon Cross, Chair, Lassen County DCC
Susan Rowe, Chair, Madera County DCC
Jim Mastin, Chair, Mendocino County DCC
Marc Medefind, Chair, Merced County DCC
Thomas Romero, Chair, Modoc County DCC
Zane Davis, Chair, Mono County DCC
Margaret Joehnck, Chair, Nevada County DCC
Frank Barbaro, Chair, Orange County DCC
Larry Dubois, Chair, Placer County DCC
Kegan Hood, Chair, Plumas County DCC
Betty McMillion, Chair, Riverside County DCC
Anna Molander, Chair, Sacramento County DCC
Jeanie Wallace, Chair, San Benito County DCC
Carol Robb, Chair, San Bernardino County DCC
Richard Blackston, Chair, San Joaquin County DCC
Mark Buchman, Chair, San Luis Obispo County DCC
Daraka Larimore-Hall, Chair, Santa Barbara DCC
Gregory Winters, Chair, Shasta County DCC
Cindy Ellsmore, Chair, Sierra County DCC
Jo Peterson, Chair, Siskyou County DCC
Stephen Gale, Chair, Sonoma County DCC
Michael Burtch, Chair, Stanislaus County DCC
Barbara Waldron, Chair, Tulare County DCC
Bob Schelen, Chair, Yolo County DCC
Bill Falzett, Chair, Yuba County DCC

California Democratic Party Regional Directors

Rob Haswell, Region 1 Director, CDP
Debra Broner, Region 2 Director, CDP
Owen Jackman, Region 3 Director, CDP
August Longo, Region 4 Director, CDP
Emily Thurber, Region 5 Director, CDP
Royce Kelly, Region 6 Director, CDP
Gary Robbins, Region 7 Director, CDP
Candice Easter, Region 8 Director, CDP
Shawn Bagley, Region 9 Director, CDP
Cory Black, Region 10 Director, CDP
Paul Scott, Region 11 Director, CDP
Terrence Montgomery, Region 14 Director, CDP
Estevan Rivera, Region 21 Director, CDP
Democratic Party Officials
Dante Atkins, Legislative Committee Co-Chair, Los Angeles Democratic Party
Karen Bernal, Chair, Progressive Caucus, CDP
Jamie Beutler, Chair, Rural Caucus, CDP
Cory Black, Chair, 33rd Assembly District, Democratic Committee
Luke Breit, Chair, Environmental Caucus, CDP
Cecilia Chung, Treasurer, LGBT Caucus, CDP
Claire Conlan, Executive Director, California Young Democrats
Luana Conley, President, Marina Democratic Club
Jeff Daar, Past Chair, Democratic Party of San Fernando Valley
Basim Elkarra, Chair, Arab-American Caucus, CDP
Chris Fadeff, Treasurer, Marin DCC
Carmen Fernandez, VP, Latina Democratic Club - San Joaquin
Michael Foster, President, Poway Democratic Club
Misha Houser, Development Director, Harvey Milk Stonewall Democrats OC & Communications Chair, Democratic Party of Orange County
Gloria Johnson, Southern Vice Chair, LGBT Caucus, CDP
Hene Kelly, San Francisco Democratic Central Committee
Kess Kesslar, Chair, Senior Caucus, CDP
Irving Kraus, Yuba County Democratic Central Committee
Ryan Loney, Vice Chairperson, Yolo County Democratic Central Committee
Rafael Mandelman, President, Harvey Milk LGBT Democratic Club
Laurie McBride, Norther Chair, LGBT Caucus, CDP,
Michael Moreau, President, Democratic Club of the Pasadena Foothills
Aaron Morin, Vice Chair, Democratic Party Rural Caucus
Jane Morrison, Past Chair, San Francisco DCC
Rafael Nadal, Member, Latino Caucus, CDP
Thomas O'Shaughnessy, Chair, Irish-American Caucus, CDP
Tim Paulson, Chair, Labor Caucus, CDP
Diana Plotkin, Co-Chair, Candidate Interview Committee, Los Angeles County Democratic Party
Neil Pople, President, Placer County Young Democrats
Gary Robbins, Recording Secretary, Stanislaus County DCC
Cara Robin, President, West Los Angeles Democratic Club
Penny Strowger, Asst. Parliamentarian, Ventura County DCC
Karen Weinstein, Chair, Women's Caucus, CDP
Zephyr Tate-Mann, President. Democratic Club of Claremont
Clark Williams, Northern Vice-Chair, LCBT Caucus, CDP
James Williams, President, San Joaquin Valley Democratic Club/Fresno Democratic Central Committee
Laurence Zakson, Democratic National Committee Member

Clubs and Organizations

Alice B. Toklas LGBT Democratic Club
American River College Young Democrats
Asian Pacific Democracy Caucus of Alameda
Cabrillo College Democrats
California Young Democrats
Castro Valley Democratic Club
Chinese Political Action Committee
CSU San Bernardino Democrats
Culver City Democratic Club
Democrats of Napa Valley
Democratic Lawyers Club of Alameda County
Democratic Party of the San Fernando Valley
East Bay Young Democrats
El Dorado County Young Democrats
Elections Committee of County of Orange
Franklin D. Roosevelt Democratic Club of San Francisco
Mexican American Bar Association of Los Angeles County
Mira Loma Young Democrats
Mira Loma Young Democrats Alumni Association
New Frontier Democratic Club (Los Angeles)
Orange County Young Democrats
Placer County Young Democrats
Progressive Democrats of Los Angeles
Progressive Democrats of Sonoma County
Sacramento State College Democrats
San Bernardino County Young Democrats
San Francisco County Young Democrats
San Francisco Women's Political Committee
South Alameda County Young Democrats
Stonewall Democratic Club of Sacramento
U.C. Berkeley College Democrats
U.C. Davis College Democrats
U.C. Irvine College Democrats
U.C. Santa Cruz College Democrats
Uptown Democratic Club (San Diego)
University of Southern California (USC) College Democrats
Valley Grassroots for Democracy
Wellstone Progressive Democrats of Sacramento
West Hollywood / Beverly Hills Democratic Club
Women Democrats of Sacramento


Sharon Arkin, Past President, Consumer Attorneys of California
Aaron Borden
Charles Brown, Democratic Candidate, 3rd Congressional Dist.
June Brown-O'Brien
Catherine Campisi, Ph.D., disability advocate & Former Director, CA Department of Rehabilitation
Sharli Colladay
Peter Drekmeier
Kimberly Dumas, Disability Insurance Program Representative
Beatrice Foster, Chair, California Teachers for Academic Excellence
Dr. Luette Forrest, UC Irvine Department of Physiology and Biophysics
Bill Hing
Howard Katz, Candidate, 49th Congressional District
Toni Rembe
Sharon & Bill Robbins
Dirk Schenkkan
Sue Ann Schiff
Therese Stewart
Alison Tucher
Brent Tuner, San Francisco Democratic activist
Rev. Dr. A.C. "Tony" Ubalde, Jr.
Clark Williams
Gail Willis, Educator & UTLA Activist

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