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Sam Farr with young family on beach

Supporters of Sam in the 2016 Election

ELECTED OFFICIALS

Zach Friend, District 2 Supervisor, Santa Cruz County
John Huerta Jr., Mayor, City of King City
Rick Johnson, Area 4 Trustee, Monterey Peninsula Community College District

COMMUNITY LEADERS

Brian and Amanda Antle
James Baker
Gregor and Diane Cailliet
Gary Davis
Marjorie Davis
Janet Firth
Cathy Gamble
Richard Garrod
Frank Giuliani
Eloise Graham
Jennifer Greyson
Jim and Erica Haba
Joan Kapp
Carole McPherson
Janet Mendell
Harold Dean Mitchell
David Myers
Dan O'Rourke
Mary Alice Rennick
Lori Stewart
R. Lawrence Sullivan
Barry Vogel
Patricia Wand

Supporters of Sam in the 2014 Election

MEDIA

  • Monterey County Weekly
  • Monterey County Herald
  • Salinas Californian

  • ORGANIZATIONS

    • AFSCME California
    • California Association of Highway Patrolmen
    • California Democratic Party
    • California Federation of Labor
    • California Labor Federation COPE
    • California Labor Federation AFL-CIO
    • California School Employees Association
    • California Teachers Association
    • California Teamsters Public Affairs Council
    • Global Solutions Action Network
    • LiUNA!(Laborers' International Union of North America
    • Monterey Bay Central Labor Council
    • National Association of Social Workers, PACE
    • National Organization for Women PAC
    • Peace Officers Research Association of California
    • People's Democratic Club of Santa Cruz County
    • Planned Parenthood Federal PAC
    • Santa Cruz County Democratic Party
    • Santa Cruz County Democratic Womens Club
    • Sierra Club

    ELECTED OFFICIALS

  • Mark Stone, California State Assemblymember
  • Luis Alejo, California State Assemblymember
  • Zach Friend, Santa Cruz County Supervisor
  • Neal Coonerty, Santa Cruz County Supervisor
  • John Leopold, Santa Cruz County Supervisor
  • Zach Friend, Santa Cruz County Supervisor
  • Lou Calcagno, Monterey County Supervisor
  • Dave Potter, Monterey County Supervisor
  • Fred Keeley, Santa Cruz County Treasurer
  • Mary Jo Walker, Santa Cruz County Auditor-Controller
  • Michael Watkins, Santa Cruz County Superintendent of Schools
  • Steve Vagnini, Monterey County Assessor Clerk Recorder
  • Joe Gunter, Mayor, City of Salinas
  • Lynn Robinson, Mayor, City of Santa Cruz
  • Don Lane, Vice-Mayor, City of Santa Cruz
  • Cynthia Mathews, Councilmember, City of Santa Cruz
  • David Terrazas, Councilmember, City of Santa Cruz
  • Hilary Bryant, Councilmember, City of Santa Cruz
  • John Huerta, Mayor, City of Greenfield
  • David Pendergrass, Mayor, Sand City
  • Ralph Rubio, Mayor, City of Seaside
  • Ian Oglesby, Mayor Pro-Tem, City of Seaside
  • Jerry Edelen, Mayor, City of Del Rey Oaks
  • Dennis Norton, Vice-Mayor, City of Capitola
  • Jason Burnett, Mayor, Carmel-by-the-Sea
  • Victoria Beach, Councilmember, Carmel-by-the-Sea
  • Ken Talmage, Councilmember, Carmel-by-the-Sea
  • Tony Boch, Councilmember, City of San Juan Bautista
  • Nancy Amadeo, Councilmember, City of Marina
  • Peter Leroe-Munoz, Councilmember, City of Gilroy
  • Perry Woodward, Councilmember, City of Gilroy
  • Cat Tucker, Councilmember, City of Gilroy
  • Chris Bourke, Councilmember, City of Soledad
  • Bill Kampe, Mayor, City of Pacific Grove
  • Alan Cohen, Councilmember, Pacific Grove
  • Ken Cuneo, Councilmember, Pacific Grove
  • Robert Huitt
  • Mary Ann Leffel, Monterey Peninsula Airport District Board
  • Debby Nelson, Salinas Valley Memorial Healthcare District Board of Trustees
  • Rafael Garcia, Salinas Valley Memorial Healthcare District Board of Trustees
  • Brenda Lewis, Monterey Peninsula Water Management District Board
  • Loren Steck
  • Charles Page, Monterey Peninsula College Board of Trustees
  • Erica Padilla-Chavez, Hartnell Community College Board of Trustees
  • Elia Gonzalez Castro, Hartnell Community College Board of Trustees
  • Mary Claypool, Monterey County Office of Education Board of Trustees
  • Bettye Lusk, Monterey Peninsula Unified School District Board of Trustees
  • Chris Hasegawa, Spreckels Union School District Board of Trustees
  • Suzanne du Verrier, Washington Union School District Board of Trustees
  • Maricela Cruz, Alisal Union School District Board of Trustees
  • Noemi Armenta, Alisal Union School District Board of Trustees
  • Evamarie Martinez, Salinas Union High School Board of Trustees
  • Mark Stilwell, Carmel Unified School District Board of Trustees
  • Rita Patel, Carmel Unified School District Board of Trustees
  • Annette Yee Steck
  • Kathleen Lee, Monterey Peninsula Regional Park District Director
  • John Dalessio, Monterey Peninsula Regional Park District Director
  • Jacqueline Simon, North County Fire Protection District
  • Adriana Melgoza, Castroville Community Services District


  • SCORECARDS

  • 100% on the Human Rights Campaign's 113th Congressional Scorecard
  • 100% on 2014 National Hispanic Leadership Congressional Scorecard
  • 100% on 2014 National Immigration Scorecard
  • A on UFCW Congressional Scorecard
  • 95% on League of Conservation Voters National Environmental Scorecard
  • 95% on "legislation vital to American Retirees" from the Alliance for Retired Americans
  • A+ from Drug Policy Action


  • Supporters of Sam in the 2012 Election

    ORGANIZATIONS

    • California Association of Highway Patrolmen
    • California Democratic Party
    • California Federation of Teachers
    • California Labor Federation COPE
    • California School Employees Association
    • California State University Employees Union Local 2579
    • California Teachers Association
    • California Teamsters Public Affairs Council
    • CDF Firefighters Local 2881
    • JStreetPAC
    • Laborers' International Union of North America
    • Latino Democrats of Santa Cruz County
    • Monterey County Weekly
    • National Association of Social Workers PACE
    • National Farmers Union PAC
    • National Organization for Women PAC
    • Ocean Champions
    • Peace Officers Research Association of California
    • People's Democratic Club of Santa Cruz County
    • Planned Parenthood Action Fund
    • Planned Parenthood Federal PAC
    • Salinas Valley Chamber of Commerce
    • Santa Cruz Sentinel
    • SEIU California
    • SEIU Local 1000
    • Sierra Club
    • SCORECARDS

      • Scored 100% on the 2014 Humane Scorecard
      • Scored 95% on "legislation vital to American Retirees" from the Alliance for Retired Americans
      • Scored 100% on the 2014 National Immigration Scorecard
      • Received an "A" on the UFCW Congressional Scorecard
      • Received 95% on the League of Conservation Voter's 2013 National Environmental Scorecard
      • 100% on the 2011 Humane Society Scorecard
      • A+ and Extra Credit on the Citizens for Global Solutions 2012 Congressional Report Card
      • 97% on the League of Conservation Voters 2011 National Environmental Scorecard
      • 87% on the Peace Action West 2011 Scorecard
      • 100% on the American Association of University Women (AAUW) Congressional Scorecard for the 1st Session of the 112th Congress
      • A on UFCW's Congressional Scorecard for the 1st Session of the 112th Congress

      ELECTED OFFICIALS

      • Luis Alejo, State Assemblymember
      • Bill Monning, State Assemblymember
      • Dave Potter, Monterey County Supervisor
      • Simon Salinas, Monterey County Supervisor
      • Mark Stone, Santa Cruz County Supervisor
      • Fred Keeley, Santa Cruz County Treasurer
      • Nancy Kotowski, Monterey County Superintendent of Schools
      • Michael Watkins, Santa Cruz County Superintendent of Schools
      • Jason Burnett, Mayor, City of Carmel
      • Michael Termini, Mayor, City of Capitola
      • Don Lane, Mayor, City of Santa Cruz
      • Jolene Cosio, Mayor, City of San Juan Bautista
      • Kenneth Talmage, Councilmember, City of Carmel
      • Victoria Beach, Councilmember, City of Carmel
      • Stephanie Harlan, Councilmember, City of Capitola
      • Nancy Selfridge, Councilmember, City of Monterey
      • Jyl Lutes, Councilmember, City of Salinas
      • Katherine Beiers, Councilmember, City of Santa Cruz
      • Ryan Coonerty, Councilmember, City of Santa Cruz
      • Lynn Robinson, Councilmember, City of Santa Cruz
      • David Terrazas, Councilmember, City of Santa Cruz
      • Maggie Bilich, Councilmember, City of San Juan Bautista
      • Steve Bloomer, Councilmember, City of Seaside
      • Ian Oglesby, Councilmember, City of Seaside
      • Lowell Hurst, Councilmember, City of Watsonville
      • Susan True, Trustee, Cabrillo Community College District
      • Donna Ziel, Trustee, Cabrillo Community College District