Endorsement Policy

CFA’s endorsement process helps CFA identify the best candidates for legislative and constitutional office, and helps candidates learn more about CFA and the CSU.

CFA members interview and evaluate candidates based on their views on a range of issues including, but not limited to, collective bargaining rights, funding for the CSU, and public accountability regarding the use of funds.

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2024 Primary Endorsements

Primary Election Date: Tuesday, March 5, 2024.

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Endorsed Candidates & Incumbents

State Assembly

Rusty Hicks

Assembly District 2
AD Candidate Chris Rogers posing in blue blazer

Chris Rogers

Assembly District 2
Paula Villescaz Portrait

Paula Villescaz

Assembly District 6
Portrait of Porsche Middleton

Porsche Middleton

Assembly District 7

Rhodesia Ransom

Assembly District 13
Monica Wilson Portrait

Monica Wilson

Assembly District 15
David Lee Portrait

David Lee

Assembly District 19
Portrait of Jessica Self

Jessica Self

Assembly District 22
Website pending
Portrait of Christy Holstege

Christy Holstege

Assembly District 47

DeJonae Shaw

Assembly District 50
AD Candidate Javier Hernandez posing with smile and hands crossed

Javier Hernandez

Assembly District 53
Portrait of Mark Gonzalez

Mark Gonzalez

Assembly District 54
Sade Elhawary Portrait

Sade Elhawary

Assembly District 57
Dual Endorsement
Greg Akili Portrait

Greg Akili

Assembly District 57

Clarissa Cervantes

Assembly District 58

Jose Solache

Assembly District 62
Portrait of Chris Duncan

Chris Duncan

Assembly District 74

Dr. Darshana Patel

Assembly District 76
Dual Endorsement
Portrait of Joseph Rocha

Joseph Rocha

Assembly District 76
Dual Endorsement

LaShae Sharp-Collins

Assembly District 79

State Senate

Jackie Elward portrait

Jackie Elward

Senate District 3
Dual Endorsement
Rozzana Verder-Aliga Portrait

Rozzana Verder-Aliga

Senate District 3
Dual Endorsement
SD Candidate Jerry McNerney posing by a grassfield with blue collard shirt

Jerry McNerny

Senate District 5
Portrait of Kathryn Lybarger

Kathryn Lybarger

Senate District 7

Marisol Rubio

Senate District 9
Portrait of Kipp Mueller

Kipp Mueller

Senate District 23
Portrait of Sasha Renee Perez

Sasha Renee Perez

Senate district 25

Eloise Gomez-Reyes

Senate district 29
Portrait of Sabrina Cervantes

Sabrina Cervantes

Senate district 31
Michelle Chambers Portrait

Michelle Chambers

Senate district 35

Josh Newman

Senate district 37
Portrait of Dr. Akilah Weber

Dr. Akilah Weber

Senate district 39

2022 Endorsements

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