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UTLA Endorsements

2016 Primary Election State Legislative Endorsements

Exercise your political power on June 7th by occupying the ballot box! Last day to register to vote is May 23rd. To register online please go to http://registertovote.ca.gov/. For more information please contact Political Organizer, Astine Suleimanyan at asuleimanyan@utla.net or (213) 713-8523.

 

*The list below is incomplete. If you do not see the endorsement for the area in which you are registered, please visit CTA & CFT endorsement websites.
 

 Endorsed Legislation

 

  • AB 1726 (Bonta) The AHEAD Act – API Community
  • AB 2016 (Alejo) Pupil Instruction: Ethnic Studies
  • AB 2122 (McCarty) CA Classified Teaching Credential
  • AB 2650 (Nazarian) Divestment from Turkish Bonds
  • SB 322 (Leno) Charter School Transparency and Accountability
  • SB 916 (Allen) Theatre and Dance Credential
  • SB 1050 (De Leon) College Readiness Proposal
  • SB 1286 (Leno) Police Transparency and Accountability
  • SB 1356 (Allen) Higher Ed. Investment Tax Credit program
 

Opposed Legislation

 

  • SB 1457 (Morrell) High School Credit for Religious Instruction
  • SB 1145 (Hueso) Third Grade Reading Assessments and Plans
     
 

U.S. Senate

  
Kamala Harris (D)CTA & CFT
  

CA State Assembly

Endorsed by

  
Patty Lopez AD39
(Sunland-Tujunga, Sylmar, Shadow Hills, North Hollywood, Lakeview Terrace, Sun Valley, and Pacoima)
CTA 
Ardy Kassakhian AD 43
(La Canada, Glendale, Burbank and Little Armenia)
CFT & CTA 
Matt Dababneh AD45
(Reseda, Tarzana, Canoga Park, Calabasas, Hidden Hills, West Hills, Encino and Northridge)
CFT  & CTA
Adrin Nazarian AD46
(Van Nuys, Panorama City, Studio City and Sherman Oaks)
CFT &  CTA
Jimmy Gomez AD51
(East Los Angeles, Echo Park, Silverlake, and Eagle Rock)
CFT  & CTA
Miguel Santiago AD53
(Huntington Park, Staples Center, Downtown LA and Koreatown) 
CFT  & CTA
Cristina Garcia AD 58
(Downey, Pico Rivera, Montebello and Cerritos)
CFT & CTA
Reginald Jones-Sawyer AD59
(South Los Angeles, Vermont and Florence-Graham)
CFT & CTA
Autumn Burke AD 62
(Inglewood, Marina Del Rey, Hawthorne, and El Segundo)
CFT & CTA
Anthony Rendon AD63
(South Gate and Lakewood)
CFT & CTA
Mike Gipson AD64
(Compton, Carson and Wilmington)
CFT & CTA
  
  

CA Senate Districts

Endorsed by

  
Anthony Portantino SD25
(Glendale, Burbank, Pasadena, Atwater Village, La Crescenta and Sunland-Tujunga)
CFT & CTA
Henry Stern SD27
(Canoga Park, Tarzana, Chatsworth, Simi Valley, Thousand Oaks, Moorpark and Calabasas) 
CTA
Ricardo Lara SD33
(South Gate, Lynwood, Paramount, Signal Hills and Long Beach)
CFT & CTA
NO RECOMMENDATION – SD35
(San Pedro, Compton, Gardena and Hawthorne)
 
  
  

CA Congressional Districts

Endorsed by

  
Judy Chu CD27 
(Alhambra, Arcadia, Claremont, South Pasadena, Sierra Madre, San Gabriel, Rosemead, and Glendora)
CFT & NEA
Adam Schiff CD28
(Burbank, Glendale, Sunland-Tujunga, Pasadena, Los Feliz, Griffith Park, Hollywood Hills, East Hollywood, Silverlake, and West Hollywood)
CFT & NEA
Tony Cardenas CD29
(Pacoima, San Fernando, Arleta, Van Nuys, Sun Valley, Sylmar and Panorama City)
CFT & NEA
Brad Sherman CD30
(Sherman Oaks, Reseda, Tarzana, Toluca Lake, Encino, Canoga Park, Chatsworth, Studio City, Granada Hills).
CFT & NEA
Roger Hernandez CD32
(Azusa, Baldwin Park, Covina, Glendora, El Monte, La Verne, and West Covina)
 
Ted Lieu CD33
(Malibu, Calabasas, Topanga Canyon, Torrance, Beverly Hills, Santa Monica, Manhattan Beach, El Segundo and Palos Verdes)
CFT & CTA
Xavier Becerra CD34
(Chinatown, Downtown LA, Highland Park, Koreatown, Little Tokyo, Boyle Heights, East Los Angeles, and Westlake)
CFT & NEA
Karen Bass CD37
(Culver City, Beverlywood, Ladera Heights, Crenshaw, Century City and South Los Angeles)
CFT & NEA
Lucille Royal-Allard CD40
(Bell, Bell Gardens, Commerce, Cudahy, Downey, Huntington Park, Paramount, Vernon and Bell Flower)
CFT & NEA
Maxine Waters CD43
(Inglewood, Hawthorne, Gardena, and Torrance)
CFT & NEA
Isadore Hall CD44
(Compton, Gardena, Carson, Downey, Lynwood, San Pedro, South Gate, Wilmington, and Carson)
CFT & NEA