Endorsements

The Santa Rosa Chamber of Commerce has always been a strong voice for business as we advocate for our members and a positive business climate. This year, we are again providing recommendations on statewide and local ballot measures as well as endorsing candidates that are critical to Santa Rosa's and Sonoma County's future.

 

Ballot Recommendations

 

Statewide Measures

Support Proposition 51: School Bonds critical to funding school facility development and needed to match Santa Rosa City Schools projects

Support Proposition 54: Prohibits the State Legislature from passing any bill without 72 hour notice on the internet

Oppose Proposition 53: Requires voter approval for projects over $2 billion funded by revenue bonds

 

Local Measures

Oppose Measure M: Transgenic Contamination Prevention Ordinance (GMOs)
Read more about Measure M at Sonoma County Farm Bureau

Support Measure O: Amendment to former Measure O to tie funding for public safety to a percentage of the total City of Santa Rosa budget

Support Measure N: Extension of the quarter cent sales tax (Measure P) in Santa Rosa through 2026

Read more on Measures O and N at SRCity.org

 

Chamber-Endorsed Candidates

 

U.S. Representative

Mike Thompson, CA-5 - Website | Facebook

 

California State Senate 

Bill Dodd, 3rd District - Website | Facebook

 

California State Assembly

Jim Wood, 2nd District - Website | Facebook

Cecilia Aguiar-Curry, 4th District - Website | Facebook

Marc Levine, 10th District - Website | Facebook

 

Sonoma County Board of Supervisors

Susan Gorin, 1st District - Website | Facebook

Shirlee Zane, 3rd District - Website | Facebook

Lynda Hopkins, 5th District - Website | Facebook

 

Santa Rosa City Council

Ernesto Olivares - Website | Facebook

Chris Rogers - Website | Facebook

Don Taylor - Website | Facebook

Jack Tibbetts - Website | Facebook

 

Santa Rosa Junior College Board of Trustees

Rick Call - Website | Facebook

Don Edgar - Website | Facebook

 

Santa Rosa City Schools Board of Education

Evelyn Anderson - Website | Facebook

Laurie Fong - Website | Facebook

Jenni Klose - Website | Facebook

Ed Sheffield - Website | Facebook

 

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