IFPTE Local 21 Endorsements

The people we elect to public office and which ballot measures win or lose has a direct impact on our jobs and our ability to provide the communities we serve with high-quality, public services. Below are the official endorsements of our union, IFPTE Local 21. Our endorsement process is democratic, nonpartisan, and member-driven.

Visit our Endorsements Process & Criteria page for more information about how we make endorsements. 

Click here to see our past endorsements.

Please note that these are endorsements our members have made in each of the regions where we work, but this does not represent the full scope of candidates and measures on the ballot. For recommendations on races that are not listed below, please consider the California Labor Federation’s recommendations

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2024 General Election — November 5


State Assembly

  • Buffy Wicks, District 14
  • Rebecca Bauer-Kahan, District 16
  • Matt Haney, District 17
  • Mia Bonta, District 18
  • Liz Ortega, District 20
  • Alex Lee, District 24
  • Ash Kalra, District 25

East Bay

Alameda County Board of Supervisors

  • Nikki Fortunato Bas, District 5

Contra County Board of Supervisors

  • Shanelle Scales-Preston, District 5

Oakland City Attorney

  • Ryan Richardson

Oakland City Council 

  • Zach Unger, District 1
  • Carroll Fife, District 3

Richmond City Council

  • Claudia Jimenez, District 6

San Francisco

Board of Supervisors

  • Connie Chan, District 1
  • Dean Preston, District 5
  • Myrna Melgar, District 7
  • Jackie Fielder, District 9

South Bay

San Jose City Council

  • Domingo Candelas, District 8

Santa Clara County Board of Supervisors 

  • Betty Duong, District 2