Digital Voter Guide

CPF Recommendations: 2020 Primary Election

California Professional Firefighters recommends candidates based on where they stand on firefighter issues: Public safety funding, job and retirement security, health and safety on the job.

The candidates for state office recommended by CPF are listed below.
NOTE: Federal recommendations provided by your IAFF.

You can also find local election recommendations, provided by your local union. Just enter your address and search endorsements in your area.

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National Recommendations
  • Joe Biden
    Democratic Presidential Nominee
  • No Recommendation
    CD 1
  • Jared Huffman
    CD 2
  • John Garamendi
    CD 3
  • No Recommendation
    CD 4
  • Mike Thompson
    CD 5
  • Doris Matsui
    CD 6
  • Ami Bera
    CD 7
  • No Recommendation
    CD 8
  • Jerry McNerney
    CD 9
  • Josh Harder
    CD 10
  • Mark DeSaulnier
    CD 11
  • Nancy Pelosi
    CD 12
  • Barbara Lee
    CD 13
  • Jackie Speier
    CD 14
  • Eric Swalwell
    CD 15
  • Jim Costa
    CD 16
  • Ro Khanna
    CD 17
  • Anna Eshoo
    CD 18
  • Zoe Lofgren
    CD 19
  • Jimmy Panetta
    CD 20
  • T.J. Cox
    CD 21
  • No Recommendation
    CD 22
  • Kevin McCarthy
    CD 23
  • Salud Carbajal
    CD 24
  • Christy Smith
    CD 25
  • Julia Brownley
    CD 26
  • Judy Chu
    CD 27
  • Adam Schiff
    CD 28
  • Tony Cardenas
    CD 29
  • Brad Sherman
    CD 30
  • Pete Aguilar
    CD 31
  • Grace Napolitano
    CD 32
  • Ted Lieu
    CD 33
  • Jimmy Gomez
    CD 34
  • Norma Torres
    CD 35
  • Raul Ruiz
    CD 36
  • Karen Bass
    CD 37
  • Linda Sanchez
    CD 38
  • Gil Cisneros
    CD 39
  • Lucille Roybal-Allard
    CD 40
  • Mark Takano
    CD 41
  • No Recommendation
    CD 42
  • Maxine Waters
    CD 43
  • Nanette Barragan
    CD 44
  • Katie Porter
    CD 45
  • Lou Correa
    CD 46
  • Alan Lowenthal
    CD 47
  • Harley Rouda
    CD 48
  • Mike Levin
    CD 49
  • Juan Vargas
    CD 51
  • No Recommendation
    CD 52
  • No Recommendation
    CD 53
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State Recommendations
  • Megan Dahle
    AD 1
  • Jim Wood
    AD 2
  • No Recommendation
    AD 3
  • Cecilia Aguilar-Curry
    AD 4
  • No Recommendation
    AD 5
  • No Recommendation
    AD 6
  • Kevin McCarty
    AD 7
  • Ken Cooley
    AD 8
  • Jim Cooper
    AD 9
  • Marc Levine
    AD 10
  • Jim Frazier
    AD 11
  • Heath Flora
    AD 12
  • Christina Fugazi
    AD 13
  • Tim Grayson
    AD 14
  • Buffy Wicks
    AD 15
  • Rebecca Bauer-Kahan
    AD 16
  • David Chiu
    AD 17
  • Rob Bonta
    AD 18
  • Phil Ting
    AD 19
  • Bill Quirk
    AD 20
  • Adam Gray
    AD 21
  • Kevin Mullin
    AD 22
  • No Recommendation
    AD 23
  • Marc Berman
    AD 24
  • No Recommendation
    AD 25
  • Devon Mathis
    AD 26
  • Ash Kalra
    AD 27
  • Evan Low
    AD 28
  • Mark Stone
    AD 29
  • Robert Rivas
    AD 30
  • Joaquin Arambula
    AD 31
  • Rudy Salas
    AD 32
  • No Recommendation
    AD 33
  • Vince Fong
    AD 34
  • Jordan Cunningham
    AD 35
  • Tom Lackey
    AD 36
  • Steve Bennett
    AD 37
  • No Recommendation
    AD 38
  • Luz Rivas
    AD 39
  • James Ramos
    AD 40
  • Chris Holden
    AD 41
  • Chad Mayes
    AD 42
  • Laura Friedman
    AD 43
  • Jacqui Irwin
    AD 44
  • Jesse Gabriel
    AD 45
  • Adrin Nazarian
    AD 46
  • Eloise Reyes
    AD 47
  • Blanca Rubio
    AD 48
  • Ed Chau
    AD 49
  • Richard Bloom
    AD 50
  • Wendy Carrillo
    AD 51
  • Freddie Rodriguez
    AD 52
  • Miguel Santiago
    AD 53
  • Sydney Kamlager
    AD 54
  • Phil Chen
    AD 55
  • Eduardo Garcia
    AD 56
  • No Recommendation
    AD 57
  • No Recommendation
    AD 58
  • Reggie Jones-Sawyer
    AD 59
  • Sabrina Cervantes
    AD 60
  • Jose Medina
    AD 61
  • Autumn Burke
    AD 62
  • Anthony Rendon
    AD 63
  • Mike Gipson
    AD 64
  • Sharon Quirk-Silva
    AD 65
  • Al Muratsuchi
    AD 66
  • Kelly Seyarto
    AD 67
  • Melissa Fox
    AD 68
  • Tom Daly
    AD 69
  • Patrick O'Donnell
    AD 70
  • Randy Voepel
    AD 71
  • Tyler Diep
    AD 72
  • Ed Sachs
    AD 73
  • Cottie Petrie-Norris
    AD 74
  • Marie Waldron
    AD 75
  • Tasha Boerner Horvath
    AD 76
  • Brian Maienschein
    AD 77
  • Chris Ward
    AD 78
  • Shirley Weber
    AD 79
  • Lorena Gonzalez
    AD 80
  • Brian Dahle
    SD 1
  • Bill Dodd
    SD 3
  • Mani Grewal
    SD 5
  • Marisol Rubio
    SD 7
  • Nancy Skinner
    SD 9
  • Scott Wiener
    SD 11
  • No Recommendation
    SD 13
  • Dave Cortese
    SD 15
  • John Laird
    SD 17
  • Monique Limon
    SD 19
  • Scott Wilk
    SD 21
  • No Recommendation
    SD 23
  • Anthony Portantino
    SD 25
  • Henry Stern
    SD 27
  • No Recommendation
    SD 28
  • No Recommendation
    SD 29
  • Richard Roth
    SD 31
  • Lena Gonzalez
    SD 33
  • Steven Bradford
    SD 35
  • Katrina Foley
    SD 37
  • Toni Atkins
    SD 39
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State Ballot Measures
  • Prop 13
    Yes
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