2018 June Primary Endorsement

EBWPA Endorsements For June 2018 Primary Election

Thank you to all of the candidates who presented at our meeting on Sunday, March 18, 2018 and to our members that attended and voted. Candidates must meet a 60% threshold of present voting members to receive the EBWPA endorsement. Below, you will find the results from the meeting.

The following candidates and measures have received the endorsement of EBWPA:

U. S. Congress, District 13: Barbara Lee

Alameda County Board of Supervisors, District 3: Wilma Chan

Alameda County Office of Education, Superintendent: L. Karen Monroe

Alameda County Office of Education, District 4: Aisha Knowles

Alameda County District Attorney: Nancy E. O'Malley

Contra Costa County District Attorney: Diana Becton

Assembly District 15: No Position

California Governor: Delaine Eastin

Assembly District 16: Rebecca Bauer-Kahan

Alameda County Auditor Controller/ Clerk Recorder: Irella Blackwood

Alameda County Superior Court Judge, #11: Tara Flanagan


  • Early Childhood Education: Support
  • Regional Measure 3: Support

Per our bylaws, in order to receive the EBWPA endorsement a candidate must declare their agreement to/support for our organization's bottom line issues and meet a 60% support threshold of present voting members. EBWPA only endorses pro-choice women candidates and measures that directly affect the wellbeing of women in our community.

In order to be eligible to vote in our 2018 endorsement meetings you must be:

  • A continuing member in good standing within the past 12 months; or
  • A new member who has joined at least 30 days prior to the endorsement meeting

Membership in the East Bay Women’s Political Alliance means you are joining your voice with others to amplify our collective power in the political arena. 

Benefits include:

  • Access to exclusive membership events.
  • Participation in the annual election of Board members.
  • Ability to vote on electoral endorsements.
  • Access to other networking opportunities.

Annual membership levels are:

  • Honorary (women under 18 years old) Free
  • Student  $15
  • Young Professional (under age 30) $25
  • Regular Membership  $50

To join, visit our website.

If you are a candidate seeking endorsement, you must fill out our EBWPA Candidate Questionnaire. Our next endorsement meeting will be for the 2018 General Election. The meeting date and time are TBD (will take place after the filing deadline). For questions, email ebwpaendorsement@gmail.com