The East Bay Stonewall Democratic Club actively promotes Democratic candidates who are committed to equality for all and to protecting the interests of the LGBT community.
2018 Club Endorsements
November 2018 Early Endorsements
On Wednesday, August 15, 2018 the East Bay Stonewall Democrats will be voting on giving early endorsements to local Alameda County candidates. Only candidates who identify as LGBTQ, are incumbents, and have filled our candidate questionnaire are eligible for early endorsement for November 2018.
Please review each candidate's questionnaire before voting:
June 2018 Primary Club Endorsements
Secretary of State: Alex Padilla
State Treasurer: Fiona Ma
State Controller: Betty Yee
U.S. Congress CA District 13: Barbara Lee
Alameda County Superior Court, Seat 11: Judge Tara Flanagan
Alameda County Board of Education Trustee, Area 1: Joaquin Rivera
Alameda County Auditor: Irella Blackwood
Regional Measure 3 (Bridge Tolls): Vote NO
Alameda County Measure A (Early Child Education): Vote YES
Emeryville Measure C (Affordable Housing): Vote YES
Oakland Measure D (Library Services): Vote YES
While the club also voted on the Alameda County District Attorney, Assembly District 15 and Alameda County Assessor races, no candidate reached the 60% threshold.
2016 Club Endorsements
September 21 - Endorsements for the November 8 General Election
On September 21st, 2016 the East Bay Stonewall Democratic Club held its general election endorsement meeting for all qualified candidates for the November 8, 2016 election at the Sports Basement, 2727 Milvia St, Berkeley, CA 94703 from 5:30 – 7:30 pm.
Candidate questionnaires that were submitted for our endorsement process are available here: http://www.eastbaystonewalldemocrats.org/blog/questionnaires-of-candidates-being-considered-for-an-endorsement-on-august-31-for-the-november-8-election
The following candidates were officially endorsed by the club
August 17 - Early Endorsement Meeting
Questionnaires completed for the August 17 Early Endorsement Meeting can be found here: http://www.eastbaystonewalldemocrats.org/blog/lgbtq-candidates-early-endorsement-meeting-questionnaires
The following candidates were endorsed at the August 17 Early Endorsement Meeting. In order to receive an endorsement by the club, candidates must have had received at least 60% of the votes.:
March 30 - Endorsements for the June 7 California Primary
On March 30th, 2016, East Bay Stonewall Democratic Club members voted to endorse the following candidates for the June 2016 primary. Candidates must have had received at least 60% of the votes for an endorsement.
List of endorsed candidates:
2015 Club Endorsements