Monterey/Santa Cruz Building and Construction Trades Council

Political Endorsements

M/SC BCTC endorsements for November 2016

Monterey City Council: Alan Haffa

Salinas Mayor: Joe Gunter

Salinas City Council, District 1: Scott Davis

Salinas City Council, District 4: Gloria De La Rosa

Salinas City Council, District 6: Jyl Lutes

Seaside Mayor: Ralph Rubio

Seaside City Council: Ian Oglesby, Dave Pacheco

Santa Cruz City Council: Chris Krohn, Drew Glover, Steve Schnaar, Sandy Brown

Scotts Valley City Council: Jack Dilles, Rosanna Herrera

Watsonville City Council, District 2: Oscar Rios

Watsonville City Council, District 6: Doreen Martinez

Cabrillo College, Area 5: Daniel Dodge

Live Oak Elementary School District: Jeremy Ray, Heather Rhodes

Santa Cruz County School Board, Area 2: Bruce Van Allen

Scotts Valley Unified School District: Kim Shultz, Michael Shulman, Sue Roth

Pajaro Valley Unified School District: Dr. Lupe Rivas

Santa Cruz Port District: Vicki Vance, Lenny Hewitt, Darren Gertler

YES on Monterey County Measure D, San Miguel School Bond

YES on Monterey County Measure M, Alisal School Bond

YES on Monterey County Measure N, San Ardo School Bond

YES on Monterey County Measure T, Hartnell School Bond

YES on Monterey County Measure X, Transportation Sales Tax

YES on Santa Cruz County Measure A, SCCS High School Bond

YES on Santa Cruz County Measure B, SCCS Elementary School Bond

YES on Santa Cruz County Measure C, Soquel School Bond

YES on Santa Cruz County Measure D, SC County Transportation Measure 


M/SC BCTC endorsements for June 2016

Monterey County Board of Supervisors, District 1: Luis Alejo and Fernando Armenta

Monterey County Board of Supervisors, District 4: Jane Parker

Monterey County Board of Supervisors, District 5: Dave Potter

Santa Cruz County Board of Supervisors, District 1: John Leopold

Santa Cruz County Board of Supervisors, District 2: Zach Friend

Santa Cruz County Board of Supervisors, District 5: Bruce McPherson

California State Assembly, District 29: Mark Stone

California State Assembly, District 30: Karina Cervantes-Alejo

California State Senate, District 17: Bill Monning

U.S. House of Representatives, District 20: Jimmy Panetta


M/SC BCTC endorsements for November 2015

Alisal Union School District
Guadalupe Ruiz Gilpas

Gonzales Unified School District
Becki Rangel Hadley 
Sonia Jaramillo

Hartnell Community College 
Demetrio Pruneda 
Bill Freeman 
David Gomez Serena

North Monterey County Unified School District
Elizabeth Gamez Samuels

Santa Rita Union Elementary School District
Neil Patel 
Sarah Turner

Salinas City Elementary School District
Everett Sivils
Frank Garden

Soledad Unified School District
Josefina Perez Aguilera
Javier Galvan

Spreckels Union School District
Steve McDougall

Salinas Union High School District
Carlos Leon Rubio
Patricia Padilla-Salsberg
Kathryn Ramirez


M/SC BCTC endorsements for November 2014

Statewide Ballot Measures
OPPOSE Proposition 45 - Insurance Rate Regulation
OPPOSE Proposition 46 - MICRA
SUPPORT Proposition 47 - Criminal Sentences Reform
SUPPORT Proposition 48 - Indian Gaming Compact (North Fork Rancheria)

Marina Mayor
Bruce Delgado

Marina City Council
David Brown

Marina
SUPPORT Renewal of measures (M) and (N)

Watsonville City Council
Daniel Dodge
Lowell Hurst
Eduardo Montecino

Seaside Mayor
Ralph Rubio

Seaside City Council
Dennis Alexander

Monterey City Council
Nancy Selfridge
Hansen P. Reed

Santa Cruz Schools
Alisun Thompson
Jeremy Shonick

Santa Cruz City Council
Cynthia Chase
Leonie Sherman
Bruce Van Allen

SVMH Trustee
Carmen Gill

City of Salinas
SUPPORT Measure G - Transaction and Use Tax

Salinas Mayor
Joe Gunter

Salinas City Council
Tony Barrera

Greenfield Mayor
John Huerta, Jr.

Marina Water Board
Bill Lee
Howard Gustafson
Ken Nishi

Soledad City Council
Christopher Bourke
Alejandro Chavez

SUPPORT Measure Q - MST 1/8 Cent Sales Tax

SUPPPORT Measure B Salinas Union High School District Bond


M/SC BCTC endorsements for June 2014

Statewide Ballot Measures
YES on Proposition 41 – Veterans Housing Bond
YES on Proposition 42 – Public Records

State Constitutional Offices
Edmund “Jerry” Brown– Governor
Gavin Newsom– Lt. Governor
Alex Padilla– Secretary of State
Kamala Harris– Attorney General
John A. Pérez – Controller
John Chiang– Treasurer
Dave Jones– Insurance Commissioner
Tom Torlakson– Superintendent of Public Instruction
Fiona Ma– Board of Equalization, District 2

State Senate
Anthony Cannella - SD 12

State Assembly
Mark Stone– AD 29
Luis Alejo– AD 30

US House of Representatives
Anna Eshoo– CD 18
Sam Farr– CD 20

Monterey County Board of Supervisors
Ed Mitchell – District 2

Monterey County Superior Court
Andrew Liu – Seat 3
Luma Serrano Williams – Seat 10

Santa Cruz County Sheriff
Jim Hart

Soquel Union Elementary School District
Amanda Jackson Miller

Local Ballot Measures
YES on Measure F – Santa Cruz County Parks Funding
YES on Measure G – Watsonville Public Safety Sales Tax

 

 

Previous Endorsements

M/SC BCTC endorsed candidates for November 5, 2013 election:

Alisal USD TA 2:  Maricela Cruz

Alisal USD TA 3: Noemi Armenta

Alisal USD TA 5:  Guadalupe Guzman

Hartnell College TA 5: Ray Montemayor

Hartnell College TA 7: Joel Hill

Monterey County B of Ed TA 7: David Serena

Monterey Peninsula USD TA 3: Tim Chaney

Salinas City ESD TA 3: Jasper DeFranco

Salinas Elementary SD TA 5: Julian Garcia

Salinas Union High School District TA 3: Phillip Tabera

Salinas Union High School District TA 5: Eva Marie Martinez

Salinas Union High School District TA 7: Lila Cann

Santa Rita USD: Elva Arellano, Meri Keiser, Jen Partida

Monterey Peninsula Water Management District Div 1:Dean Provence

Political endorsements by the Monterey/Santa Cruz Counties BCTC for the 2012 Fiscal Year:

  • Santa Cruz County Supervisor District 5
    • Eric Hammer
  • Santa Cruz City Council
    • Micah Posner for City Council
  • Monterey County Supervisor
    • Fernando Armenta D-1
    • Dave Potter D-5
    • Byrl Smith D-4
  • Monterey City Council
    • Ed Smith
  • Watsonville City Council
    • Felipe Hernandez D-1
    • Karina Cervantez D-2
    • Lowell Hurst D-3
  • Marina Mayor
    • Bruce Delgado
  • Marina City Council
    • Frank O'Connell
  • Salinas City Council
    • Margie Wiebusch
    • Gloria De La Rosa
    • Jyl Lutes
  • Seaside Mayor
    • Ralph Rubio
  • Seaside City Council
    • Steve Bloomer
    • Ian Oglesby
  • Pajaro Valley Unified School District
    • Karen Osmundson - TA3
    • Maria R. Orozco - TA6
  • Live Oak School District
    • Jeremy Ray: