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California March 3, 2020 Primary Endorsements


The following candidates are endorsed by the Santa Cruz County Democratic Party and the California Democratic Party. 

For statewide endorsements CLICK HERE.

 Anna Eshoo  
 Jimmy Panetta 
John Laird
 Mark Stone  
 Robert Rivas 

U.S. House of Rep.

District 18


U.S. House of Rep.

District 20




District 17


State Assembly

District 29


State Assembly 

District 30


The Santa Cruz County Democratic Party’s only official endorsements are made by the publicly elected (or appointed) members of the county’s Democratic Central Committee.

Endorsements for local measures and candidates on the March 3, 2020 ballot were made at the Committee’s December 14 endorsement forum. The results are as follows:

Measure R - Cabrillo Community College District bond - SUPPORT
Measure S - San Lorenzo Valley School District bond - SUPPORT
Measure T - Santa Cruz High School parcel tax - SUPPORT
Measure U - Santa Cruz Elementary School parcel tax - SUPPORT
Measure V - Soquel Elementary School District parcel tax - SUPPORT
Measure W - City of Santa Cruz public works construction - SUPPORT
Measure X - City of Santa Cruz creating school board trustee areas - SUPPORT
Measure Y - City of Watsonville sales tax for public safety - SUPPORT
Measure Z - City of Scotts Valley sales tax - SUPPORT
Superior Court Judge Office 1 - No Consensus

County Supervisor, 1st District - John Leopold
County Supervisor, 2nd District - Zach Friend
The Democratic Central Committee did not address the City of Santa Cruz recall election.