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Sacramento, CA – The United Food and Commercial Workers (UFCW) Western States Council today announced its endorsement of candidates and positions on propositions on California’s November ballot that will provide opportunities for and support California’s working people and their families. UFCW Western States Council represents 200,000 workers in grocery, retail, drug stores, food processing and the cannabis industry, among other sectors in California, Arizona and Nevada.

UFCW Western States Council’s November 2020 General Election Endorsements:

California State Senate

SD 5: Asm. Susan Eggman (D)

SD 7: Sen. Steve Glazer (D)

SD 13: Josh Becker (D)

SD 15: Dave Cortese (D)

SD 17: John Laird (D)

SD 19: Asm. Monique Limón (D)

SD 21: Kipp Mueller (D)

SD 23: Abigail Medina (D)

SD 29: Josh Newman (D)

SD 37: Dave Min (D)

California State Assembly

AD 9: Asm. Jim Cooper (D)

AD 14: Asm. Tim Grayson (D)

AD 21: Asm. Adam Gray (D)

AD 25: Alex Lee (D)

AD 32: Asm. Rudy Salas (D)

AD 35: Dawn Addis (D)

AD 53: Asm. Miguel Santiago (D)

AD 55: Andrew Rodriguez (D)

AD 57: Lisa Calderon (D)

AD 60: Asm. Sabrina Cervantes (D)

AD 65: Asm. Sharon Quirk-Silva (D)

AD 68: Melissa Fox (D)

AD 69: Asm. Tom Daly (D)

AD 72: Diedre Thu-Ha Nguyen (D)

AD 74: Asm. Cottie Petrie-Norris (D)

AD 77: Asm. Brian Maienschein (D)

AD 78: Chris Ward (D)

Ballot Propositions

Proposition 15: YES

Proposition 16: YES

Proposition 17: YES

Proposition 18: YES

Proposition 20: NO

Proposition 21: YES

Proposition 22: NO

Proposition 23: YES

Proposition 25: YES

“This election will be different from any other, but UFCW members will be working just as hard to get out the vote for candidates who are committed to hard-working Californians and their families,” said Andrea Zinder, president, UFCW Western States Council and UFCW Local 324. “Never before have the lives of working people and our families depended more on the decisions made at the ballot boxes – from wages, jobs, healthcare, and our right to be safe at work – and our members’ voices will be heard at the ballot box this November.”

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September 28, 2020

Contact: Jenna Thompson, 949.246.1620, [email protected]