On Saturday, the Ventura County Young Democrats voted to endorse my bid for Ventura City Council District 3. I’m thrilled to have the support of our next generation of leaders. Many thanks to VCYD not just for the support, but for taking such an active role in advocating for causes and candidates — it’s a long and painstaking process. Here’s the full list:

ANNOUNCEMENT: VCYD’S FIRST ROUND OF ENDORSEMENTS FOR PROPOSITIONS, MEASURES, AND CANDIDATES!
State Propositions
Propositions 14: Stem Cell Research Bond Initiative – SUPPORT
Proposition 15: Tax on Commercial and Industrial Properties for Education and Local Government Funding Initiative – SUPPORT
Proposition 16: Repeal Proposition 209 Affirmative Action Amendment – SUPPORT
Proposition 17: Voting Rights Restoration for Persons on Parole Amendment – SUPPORT
Proposition 18: Primary for 17-Year-Olds Amendment – SUPPORT
Proposition 19: Property Tax Breaks and Wildfire Fund – SUPPORT
Proposition 20: Criminal Sentencing, Parole, and DNA Collection Initiative – OPPOSE
Proposition 21: Local Rent Control Initiative – SUPPORT
Proposition 22: App-Based Drivers as Contractors and Labor Policies Initiative – OPPOSE
Proposition 23: Dialysis Clinic Requirements – SUPPORT
Proposition 24: Consumer Personal Information Law and Agency Initiative – NEUTRAL
Proposition 25: Replace Cash Bail with Risk Assessments Referendum – SUPPORT
Local Measures
Measure E: City of Oxnard 911 Safety, Medical Response, Financial Recovery And Accountability – SUPPORT
Measure F: City of Oxnard Expedited Processing Of Certain City-issued Development Permits – OPPOSE
Measure G: City of Ojai Cannabis General Tax Measure – SUPPORT
Measure H: Ventura Unified School District Parcel Tax – SUPPORT
Measure I: City of San Buenaventura Cannabis and Hemp Tax – SUPPORT
Measure J: City of San Buenaventura Public Works Contracts Charter Amendment – NEUTRAL
Measure K: Ojai Unified School District Bond Measure – SUPPORT
Measure L: Oxnard Fiscal Transparency And Accountability Act – OPPOSE
Measure M: Oxnard Open Meetings Act – OPPOSE
Measure N: Keeping The Promise For Oxnard Streets Act – OPPOSE
Measure O: Adoption Of Ordinance To Allow Commercial Cultivation, Processing, Distribution And Sale Of Cannabis – SUPPORT
Candidates
US President/Vice President: Joe Biden/Kamala Harris
Congressional District 24: Salud Carbajal
Congressional District 25: Christy Smith
Congressional District 26: Julia Brownley
Congressional District 30: Brad Sherman
State Senate District 19: Monique Limón
State Senate District 27: Henry Stern
Assembly District 37: Steve Bennett
Assembly District 44: Jacqui Irwin
Assembly District 45: Jesse Gabriel
Ventura County Supervisoral District 5: Carmen Ramirez
Camarillo City Council District 3: Tiffany Lewis
Camarillo City Council District 4: Heather Schmidt
Moorpark City Mayor: Roseann Mikos
Moorpark City Council District 2: Yuri Yurovski
Ojai City Council District 4: Suza Francina
Oxnard City Treasurer: No Endorsement
Oxnard City Council District 3: Oscar Madrigal
Oxnard City Council District 4: Lucy Cartagena
Oxnard City Council District 6: Vianey Lopez
Port Hueneme City Council: Sonia Kim
Santa Paula City Council: Margaux Bangs and Andy Sobel
Simi Valley City Mayor: Joe Ayala
Simi Valley CIty Council District 1: Phil Loos
Simi Valley City Council District 3: Ryan Valencia
Thousand Oaks City Council: Danny Chulack
Ventura City Council District 2: Doug Halter
Ventura City Council District 3: Mike Johnson
Ventura County Community College District 3: Joe Ramirez
Ventura County Community College District 4: Bernardo Perez
Conejo Valley Unified School District Area 1: Karen Sylvester
Conejo Valley Unified School District Area 5: Lauren Gill
Las Virgenes Unified School District: Kate Vadehra
Ojai Unified School District Area 2: Rebecca Chandler
Ojai Unified School District Area 4: Chiany Dri
Oxnard Union High School District: Elizabeth Botello and Janessa Garcia
Calleguas Municipal Water District Division 1: Kameren Neal
Pleasant Unified Recreation & Parks District: Bev Dransfeldt and Jordan Roberts
Rando Simi Parks & Recs District: Josh Gray, Mark Johnson, and Alexander Avalos
Santa Clarita Valley Agency Board of Directors Area 3: Stacy Fortner