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June 2016 Endorsements

These are the SF Green Party Endorsements for the June 2016 election.  We will be mailing a postcard to all our members, so if you can help, please click the "Donate" link to the left.

 

A complete Green Voter Guide will be posted closer to the election, giving all the reasons behind our endorsements.

 

Local candidates:

Barry Hermanson for Congress, CD12

Victor Hwang and Sigrid Irias for Judge (dual endorsement)

 

Local propositions:

YES on A: bond for SF General Hospital

NO on  B: Set-asides for corrupt Rec & Park department

YES on  C: Charter Amendment for Affordable Housing

YES on  D: Office of Citizen Complaints

YES on  E: Paid Sick Leave

 

Other propositions:

No position on AA: Parcel tax for Bay restoration (wetlands restoration is necessary, but this fund appears to be especially ripe for corruption)

No position on 50: Legislative suspension process (well-motivated by Leeland Yee case, but process could be abused to apply to legislators who have not committed crimes)


Early endorsements for November:

Francisco Herrera for Supervisor, District 11

November 2015 endorsements

These are the SF Green Party Endorsements for the November 2015 election.  We will be mailing a postcard like the one below to all our members, so if you can donate to this effort please click the "Donate" link to the left.

 

Our complete Voter Guide is now posted.  Click "read more" to see full explanations of the reasons behind our endorsements.

 

Local candidates:

Mayor: #1 rank: Francisco Herrera , #2 rank: Amy Farah Weiss (this is a ranked choice seat, so vote for multiple people in order of your preference)

Sheriff: Ross Mirkarimi (sole endorsement)

Community College Board: Wendy Aragon (sole endorsement; this is NOT a ranked choice seat, so the person with the most votes wins, even if not a majority)

SF Board of Supervisors, D3: no candidate from District 3 sought the Green Party's endorsement

SF City Attorney: no endorsement

SF District Attorney: no endorsement

SF Treasurer: no endorsement

 

Local propositions:

NO on A: "affordable housing" bond with few restrictions and little oversight on what the money will be spent on

YES on B: more paid parental leave for City employees

NO on C: "ethics reform" that would stifle grassroots organizing against the Democratic Party Machine

NO on D: Mission Rock luxury development near the Giants stadium

NO on E: "sunshine and open government law" that would make it easier for corporations to stack public comment; also a stalking horse to circumvent campaign spending limits for next year's Supervisorial race in District 1

YES on F: real regulations on Airbnb and other fake hotel companies

NO on G: "renewable energy truth" act allowing PG&E to lie about how dirty their energy is

YES on H: clean energy act put on the ballot to counter PG&E's deceptive Prop G

YES on I: temporary moratorium on building luxury housing in the Mission

NO on J: "legacy business historic preservation fund" that would create a slush fund for the Democratic Party Machine to reward favored businesses

YES on K: initiative requiring development of 100% affordable housing on smaller publicly owned properties that are developed for housing, and a mix of luxury and affordable housing in larger developments on public property

 

Click below to read our complete Green Voter Guide:

 

Read more: November 2015 endorsements

June 2014 Endorsements

 

These are the SF Green Party Endorsements for the June 2014 election.  We are mailing the postcard below to all our members, so if you can donate to this effort please click the "Donate" link to the left.

 

 

Our complete Green Voter Guide is now posted with longer explanations for each endorsement; see below.

 

SF:

  • No on A, a $400 million local bond measure that claims to fund fire and police stations, but is not actually required to
  • Yes on B, the right to vote on Waterfront development that exceeds the current height limits.
  • Congress, D12 - Barry Hermanson (website)
  • State Assembly, D17 - David Campos (website)
  • Superior Court Judge, Office 20 - Daniel Flores (website)

Statewide:

  • Governor - Luis Rodriguez (website)
  • Lt Governor - Jena Goodman (announcement)
  • Controller - Laura Wells (website)
  • Treasurer - Ellen Brown (website)
  • Secretary of State - David Curtis (website)
  • Yes on 41, a bond measure to fund supportive housing for veterans
  • Yes on 42, a requirement for local govenments to follow open meetings and public records laws

Click below to read longer explanations for each of our endorsements:

Read more: June 2014 Endorsements

November 2014 endorsements

These are the SF Green Party Endorsements for the November 2014 election.  We are mailing a postcard like the one below to all our members, so if you can donate to this effort please click the "Donate" link to the left.  We also need volunteers to help us hand these out.

Our complete Voter Guide is now posted.  Click "read more" to see full explanations of the reasons behind our endorsements.

Local Props:

NO on A - transit bond with very little oversight

YES on B - set aside money from the General Fund to fund the MTA, increasing with population growth

YES on C - property tax to pay for more public pre-K education and other programs to benefit kids

YES on D - allow former Redevelopment Agency employees into the Retiree Health Care system

no consensus on E - Soda tax; we were split on this, so we'll present the arguments made by Greens on both sides of the debate

YES on F - raise height limits for development on Pier 70

YES on G - anti-speculation real estate transfer tax

YES on H - keep Golden Gate Park natural grass, no stadium lighting by the beach

NO on I  - stop nighttime lighting and fake turf on our parks; let voters decide

YES on J - minimum wage increase

NO on K - nonbinding statement that supports building less affordable housing than current policy

NO on L -  "transportation balance" proposal

 

Local Candidates:

SF Board of Supervisors, D2 - Juan-Antonio Carballo (sole endorsement)

SF Board of Supervisors, D4 - no endorsement

SF Board of Supervisors, D6 - Jamie Whitaker (sole endorsement)

SF Board of Supervisors, D8 - no endorsement

SF Board of Supervisors, D10 - Tony Kelly (sole endorsement)

SF Community College Board, 2-year seat - William Walker

SF Community College Board, 4-year seats - Wendy Aragon and Brigitte Davila

State Assembly, AD 17 - David Campos

Superior Court Judge, Seat 20 - Daniel Flores

Public Defender - Jeff Adachi

SF Board of Education - no endorsement

BART Board, D8 - no endorsement

 

State Props

NO on 1 - anti-environmental water bond

NO on 2 - rainy day fund, when we should be stimulating the local economy

YES on 45 - limits on health insurance rate increases

NO on 46 - we support raising the malpractice award cap, but strongly oppose random drug testing

YES on 47 - changing some nonviolent felonies to misdemeanors

no consensus on 48 - casino referendum; we were split on this, so we'll present the arguments made by Greens on both sides of the debate

YES on 49 - statement opposing unlimited corporate bribes (this was pulled from the ballot, so we won't get to vote on it, but we'll still express our opposition to corporate-owned politicians)

 

Click below to read our complete Voter Guide:

Read more: November 2014 endorsements

November 2013 Endorsements

The SF Green Party has endorsed the following candidates and propositions for November 2013.  See below for longer explanations.

 

This month, we'll organize slate card distribution and Get Out the Vote efforts for the November election. If you can volunteer with either, please come to our meeting on Wednesday the 23rd, 7-9 pm at El CafeTazo (16th St between Valencia and Mission)! If you would like to help but can't make the meeting email us at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or call Barry Hermanson at 255-9494.

 

Supervisor, District 4: write in Mike Murphy (sole endorsement)

Don't forget to connect the arrow next to "write-in" as well.

 

Local Measures:

  • A: NO - potential raid on retiree health trust fund
  • B: NO - wall on the waterfront / more condos for millionaires
  • C: NO - (similar to B) wall on the waterfront / more condos for millionaires
  • D: YES - statement in favor of cheaper prescription drugs

 

Other Local Offices:

Voter Guide (detailed explanations):

 

Read more: November 2013 Endorsements