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Endorsements for Sandré Swanson for Senate District 9


Barbara Lee

Congresswoman, U.S. House of Representatives

"I am very impressed with Sandré’s leadership and efforts as a California Assemblymember. He helped rescue the victims of human trafficking in our state. He prioritized educational support for our youth. He has been a supporter of pre‐school and more financial support for childcare and job assistance for our youth. I am proud to give Sandré Swanson my endorsement and active support for his campaign for the California State Senate. "




Loni Hancock

California State Senate, District 9

"I endorse Sandré Swanson in his effort to run for the 9th Senate District in 2016. I can’t think of a better person to succeed me in the Senate. "




Tony Thurmond

California Assembly, District 15

"Sandré Swanson’s record of standing up and fighting for our children, seniors, and working families is second to none — a proven leader and a champion for ensuring that everyone has access to a quality education, a fair wage, and the opportunity to succeed. He has been a long‐time mentor who has helped me be a stronger advocate for those who need an e!ective and caring government. I enthusiastically endorse Sandré Swanson. "




Rob Bonta

California Assembly, District 18

"Sandré has been one of the most e!ective, principled, and visionary leaders in the East Bay... He is someone that has stood up and did the right thing for our community, time and time again, showing a track record of being a true leader. I’m honored to endorse him. "




Kevin de León

President Pro Tem,
California State Senate

Darrell Steinberg

Fmr. President Pro Tem,
California State Senate

Fiona Ma

Chair, California State
Board of Equalization




Donald White

Treasurer/Tax Collector,
Alameda County

Sheila Jordan

Fmr. Alameda County
Superintendent of Schools

Keith Carson

Supervisor,
Alameda County




California Teachers Association

California Nurses Association


California School
Employees Association

International Brotherhood of
Electrical Workers
Local 595


Teamsters
Joint Council 7

Union of American
Physicians and Dentists




SANDRÉ SWANSON IS ENDORSED BY:

Congresswoman Barbara Lee

U.S. House of Representatives

Senator Kevin de León

President Pro Tem, CA Senate

Senator Loni Hancock

Chair, Senate Standing Committee on Public Safety

Senator Tony Mendoza

Chair, Senate Labor & Industrial Relation Committee

Senator Darrell Steinberg

President Pro Tem, CA Senate (2008-14)

Assemblymember Rob Bonta

Chair, Assembly Health Committee

Assemblymember Tony Thurmond

Chair, Assembly Budget Subcommittee on Health and Human Services

Assemblymember Sally Lieber

Speaker pro Tempore, CA Assembly (2002-08)

Assemblymember Joe Coto

Chair, Insurance Committee, (2004-10)

Assemblymember Mariko Yamada

Chair, Standing Committee on Aging & Long-Term Care (2008-14)

Assemblymember Mike Eng

Chair, Banking & Finance Committee (2006-12)

Assemblymember Mary Hayashi

Chair, Assembly Committee on Business, (2006-12)

Jerome Horton, Chair, California Board of Equalization

Fiona Ma, Member, California Board of Equalization

Donald White, Treasurer/Tax Collector, Alameda County

Sheila Jordan, Alameda County Superintendent of Schools (Ret.)

Marlon McWilson, Trustee, County Board of Education

Beverly Johnson, Mayor, City of Alameda (Ret.)

Keith Carson, Alameda County Board of Supervisors

Jean Quan, Mayor, City of Oakland (Ret.)

Abel Guillén, Councilmember, City of Oakland

Desley Brooks, Councilmember, City of Oakland

Jane Brunner, Former Councilmember, City of Oakland

Nancy Nadel, Former Councilmember, City of Oakland

Frank Matarrese, Vice Mayor, City of Alameda

Jim Oddie, Councilmember, City of Alameda

Maxwell Anderson, Councilmember, City of Berkeley

Jesse Arreguin, Councilmember, City of Berkeley

Kriss Worthington, Councilmember, City of Berkeley

Nathaniel Bates, Councilmember, City of Richmond

Courtland "Corky" Booze, Councilmember, City of Richmond (Ret.)

Surlene Grant, Vice Mayor, City of San Leandro (Ret.)

Nina Senn, Oakland Unified School District Board of Education

Meredith Brown, President, Peralta College Board

Dr. William S. Riley, Vice President, Peralta College Board

Linda Handy, Peralta College Trustee

William Patterson, Vice President, EBMUD Board, Director 6


LABOR UNIONS AND ORGANIZATIONAL ENDORSEMENTS:

California Teachers Association

California Nurses Association

California School Employees Association

Teamsters Joint Council 7

Union of American Physicians and Dentists

SEIU California

AFSCME District Council 57 AFL‐CIO

California Legislative Black Caucus

Alameda Firefighters IAFF Local 689

Oakland Firefighters IAFF Local 55

The Wellstone Democratic Renewal Club

Black Women Organized For Political Action (BWOPA)

Partial list.





Sandré R. Swanson For State Senate 2016   |   FPPC ID #1347713   |   Federal ID #45-5309483
P.O. Box 70130 Oakland, CA 94612   |   Phone: 510-847-1125   |   EMail: SandreSwanson215@gmail.com