Hal’s Endorsements November 2014

Here are my endorsements in bold in selected races (I have provided down-ballot recommendations in California and Maryland):

U.S. SENATE – in all state races, except Kansas, I endorse the Democratic candidate:

Kansas – Greg Orman (Independent)

GOVERNOR  – in all state races except New York, I endorse the Democratic candidate, see note on New York below:

New York – Andrew Cuomo has been a major disappointment.  Nevertheless unlike his Republican opponent, he supports 1) (grudgingly) higher taxes on the wealthiest, 2) so far a temporary ban on fracking, and 3) universal pre-K.  His green opponent has no chance of winning but is better on the issues.


Lieutenant Governor – Gavin Newsom

Secretary of State – Alex Padilla

Controller – Betty Yee

Treasurer – John Chiang

Attorney General – Kamala Harris

Insurance Commissioner – Dave Jones

School Superintendent – Tom Torlakson

Congress – Sam Farr

State Senator District 2 – Shawn Bagley

State Assembly – Mark Stone, Luis Alejo


1 – No

2 – No position

45 – Yes

46 – No

47 – Yes

48 – No

Monterey County –

Sheriff – Scott Miller

County Supervisor District 2 – Ed Mitchell

City of Marina Mayor – Bruce Delgado

City of Marina Council (vote for 2) – Dave Brown

City of Monterey Council (vote for 2) – Timothy Barrett

Salinas City Council – Eric Petersen

City of Seaside Mayor – Felix Bachofner

City of Seaside Council – Jason Campbell

Propositions –

San Benito County Proposition J (ban on fracking) – Yes


Comptroller – Peter Franchot

Attorney General – Brian Frosh

Congress District 8 – Chris van Hollen

Montgomery County Board of Education – Judy Docca, Patricia O’Neill, Michael Durso, Shebra Evans

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3 Responses to Hal’s Endorsements November 2014

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    thanks for your votes as they are close to mine and thanks for not voting for Nancy Selfrige as she is sponsoring AT&T for cell towers behind Whole Foods , thanks Claudy

  3. Don’t forget Dan Presser for Airport Board, Hal. I’m in agreement with your endorsements, except for Prop. 46. There’s much to be said for it, except the part about mandatory drug testing for doctor’s with hospital privileges. For that reason, the ACLU is opposing 46, as am I.

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