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Sonoma County Voting Guide

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Here are our recommendations to date for the Nov. 8 election. We will update this list with more endorsements in the days ahead.


President — Hillary Clinton

U.S. Senate — Kamala Harris

U.S. House, 2nd District — Jared Huffman

U.S. House, 5th District — Mike Thompson


Senate, 3rd District — Bill Dodd

Assembly, 2nd District — Jim Wood

Assembly, 4th District — Cecilia Aguiar-Curry

Assembly, 10th District — Marc Levine

Proposition 51: School bonds — Yes

Proposition 52: Hospital fee to fund Medi-Cal — Yes

Proposition 53: Voter approval of revenue bonds — No

Proposition 54: Legislative transparency rules — Yes

Proposition 55: Income tax extension — No

Proposition 56: Tobacco tax increase — Yes

Proposition 57: Parole eligibility — No

Proposition 58: Bilingual education — Yes

Proposition 59: Citizens United advisory — Yes

Proposition 60: Adult films/condom enforcement — No

Proposition 61: Prescription drug pricing — No

Proposition 62: Repeal death penalty — Yes

Proposition 63: Gun control — No

Proposition 64: Recreational marijuana — No

Proposition 65: Grocery bag fee — No

Proposition 66: Death penalty appeals — No

Proposition 67: Plastic bag ban — Yes


Supervisor, 5th District — Lynda Hopkins

Measure J: Park tax — No

Measure K: Community separators — Yes

Measure L: County hotel tax — Yes

Measure M: Ban genetically modified crops — No

Measure Y: Sales tax for libraries — Yes


City Council — Julie Combs, Ernesto Olivares, Chris Rogers, Jack Tibbetts

Board of Education — Jenni Klose, Ed Sheffield, Evelyn Anderson, Laurie Fong

Measure N: Santa Rosa sales tax extension — Yes

Measure O: Santa Rosa public safety funding — Yes


City Council — Mike Healy, Gabe Kearney, Kathy Miller


City Council — Deb Fudge, Bruce Okrepkie


City Council — Gary Plass, Shaun McCaffery, David Hagele

Measure R: Growth ordinance revisions — Yes

Measure S: Healdsburg hotel tax — Yes

Measure T: Restrict water fluoridation — No


Measure U: Sales tax extension — Yes

Measure V: Leaf blower ordinance — Yes

Measure W: Smoking ordinance — Yes


Board of Trustees — Rick Call, Mariana Martinez


Measure C: Cotati-Rohnert Park bonds — Yes

Measure D: Healdsburg bonds — Yes

Measure E: Sonoma Valley bonds — Yes

Measure F: Windsor bonds — Yes

Measure G: Guerneville bonds — Yes

Measure H: Rincon Valley parcel tax — Yes

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