SF Endorsements

We collected all the endorsements and voter guides for the March 2020 San Francisco local and Democratic primary election in one place for every political affiliation

SF Endorsements is an independent, non-partisan source that shows endorsements from many organizations for the 2020 San Francisco municipal elections and ballot propositions. Endorsements are roughly ranked by their rankings when I did a Google search for "SF endorsements". We're not affiliated with any of the organizations or sources listed.

SF Endorsements is maintained by Peter Xu (co-founder of Wanderlog, a tool to plan vacation travel). Get in touch at peter@wanderlog.com if you have any suggestions or if you find any inaccuracies!

(Past endorsements: November, 2019)


Candidates

Only contested races are shown

OrganizationDem. Party pres.Judicial Seat 1Judicial Seat 18Judicial Seat 21
Pang LyDorothy Chou ProudfootKulvindar “Rani” Singh
Maria EvangelistaMichelle TongCarolyn Gold
Bernie SandersMaria EvangelistaMichelle TongCarolyn Gold
Maria EvangelistaDorothy Chou Proudfoot
Michelle Tong
Kulvindar “Rani” Singh
Carolyn Gold
Bernie SandersMaria EvangelistaMichelle TongCarolyn Gold
Maria EvangelistaMichelle TongCarolyn Gold
Maria EvangelistaMichelle TongCarolyn Gold
Maria EvangelistaDorothy Chou ProudfootKulvindar “Rani” Singh
Bernie SandersMaria EvangelistaMichelle TongCarolyn Gold
Pang LyDorothy Chou Proudfoot
Maria EvangelistaMichelle Tong
Elizabeth WarrenDorothy Chou ProudfootKulvindar “Rani” Singh
Maria EvangelistaMichelle TongCarolyn Gold
Pang LyDorothy Chou ProudfootKulvindar “Rani” Singh
Pang LyDorothy Chou ProudfootKulvindar “Rani” Singh
Maria EvangelistaKulvindar “Rani” Singh
Bernie SandersMaria EvangelistaMichelle TongCarolyn Gold

Ballot propositions

Organization
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No
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Yes
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YesYesYesYesYesYes
YesYesYesYesNo
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NoNoNo
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About the endorsers

Organization and linkDescription
San Francisco ChronicleMajor San Francisco Bay Area daily newspaper with the largest average daily circulation
Democratic Party (SF)Local branch of the Democratic Party, the dominant party in San Francisco and the more liberal/left-leaning of the two major US parties
San Francisco Bay GuardianOnline-only newspaper that reports and promotes left-wing, progressive issues
Sierra ClubThe San Francisco Bay Chapter is the local branch of the Sierra Club, America's largest and most effective grassroots environmental organization
Green Party (SF)SF chapter of the national Green Party: part of the Green movement that works to encourage non-violence, ecological respect, grassroots democracy, and social justice
YIMBY ActionPro-housing advocates trying to increase supply of housing and bring down cost of living
SF Tenants UnionNon-profit that advocates for and educates renters and tenants on their rights
SF Housing Action CoalitionPro-housing organization advocating for building new well-designed, well-located housing at all levels of affordability
SF League of Pissed Off VotersA group of political enthusiasts formed with the goal of building a progressive majority in San Francisco government
SF Labor CouncilLocal body of the AFL-CIO labor union federation: consists of 150 unions representing 100,000 members in the Bay Area
SEIU 1021Local chapter of the Service Employers International Union, representing 60,000 members in Northern California
SF League of Conservation VotersNon-profit that seeks to protect and improve the local environment, including public transit, public spaces, natural resources, and sustainability
SF Women's Political CommitteeLargest women's organization in SF that promotes women in leadership, gender parity, and women's issues
SF BerniecratsGroup founded by Bernie Sanders supporters from the 2016 election to support a populist, progressive movement on the Left
SPUR (Planning / Urban Research Association)A civic planning organization that promotes good urban planning (affordable housing, controlled sprawl, better transit) in the Bay Area
League of Women Voters of SFOrganization that encourages voting and informed participation in politics: formed originally as part of suffrage movement in early 1900s
SF Republican PartyLocal branch of the Republican Party, the more conservative/right-leaning of the two major US parties
District 11 Democratic ClubDemocratic Party club representing SF District 11, covering Excelsior, Ocean View, Ingleside, and Visitacion Valley
Potrero Hill Democratic ClubDemocratic Party club founded in 2007 representing Potrero Hill
Harvey Milk LGBTQ Democratic ClubDemocratic Party club that supports LGBTQ and progressive issues and people of marginalized backgrounds
United Democratic ClubDemocratic Party club founded in 2016 that represents a diverse group of Democrats advancing goals of social justice, protecting the vulnerable, and providing economic opportunity for all
Ed M. Lee Asian Pacific Democratic ClubDemocratic Party club that hopes to engage Asian Pacific Islanders (API) and support API leaders
Alice B. Toklas LGBT Democratic ClubFirst LGBT-centered Democratic Party club in the country; advocates for LGBT issues and candidates
Bernal Heights Democratic ClubDemocratic Club founded in 1988 in the Bernal Heights neighborhood of San Francisco