2022 Primary Election Endorsements for Local Offices
Fresno, Calif. – The Fresno-Madera-Tulare-Kings Central Labor Council, AFL-CIO has announced the following local endorsements on the June 7 Primary Election ballot. Click here for a printable PDF.
• Fresno County Sheriff – Mark Salazar
• Madera County District Attorney – Sally Moreno
• Tulare County Supervisor District 4 – Eddie Valero
• Fresno County Supervisor District 4 – Jose Antonio Ramirez
• Fresno City Council District 3 – Miguel Arias
• Fresno City Council District 5 – Luis Chavez
• Fresno City Council District 7 – Nelson Esparza
• Fresno City Council District 1 – Annalisa Perea
“Many of these leaders are incumbents and we are excited to continue advocating for them in public office as they have advocated for working families throughout their tenures,” said CLC Executive Director Dillon Savory. “Annalisa Perea and Jose Antonio Ramirez are two exciting challengers that we are supporting for new positions.”
The Fresno-Madera-Tulare-Kings Central Labor Council comprises 53 local unions across four counties and represents more than 105,000 San Joaquin Valley residents. The council’s Executive Board spent the previous three months interviewing candidates for local offices and sent out questionnaires as part of the vetting process. The Executive Board then voted in favor to endorse the above candidates for local offices.
The California Labor Federation received our council’s recommendations for federal and state offices and those endorsements are:
• U.S. Senate – Alex Padilla
• U.S. House of Representatives District 5 – Michael Barkley
• U.S. House of Representatives District 20 – Marisa Wood
• U.S. House of Representatives District 21 – Jim Costa
• U.S. House of Representatives District 22 – Rudy Salas
• California State Senate District 4 – Tim Robertson
• California State Senate District 14 – Anna Caballero
• California State Assembly District 27 – Esmeralda Soria
• California State Assembly District 31 – Joaquin Arambula
• California State Assembly District 33 – Jose Sigala
For the complete list of California Labor Federation endorsements for the 2022 Primary Election, click here.
All California active registered voters will receive a vote-by-mail ballot beginning May 9. Early Voting sites will open that same date, and beginning May 10 all counties shall open ballot drop-off locations. Counties that are part of the Voter’s Choice Act, which includes Fresno and Madera counties, will open Vote Centers beginning May 28. On the final day of the Election, June 7, polls will be open throughout the state from 7:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m.
The California Primary Election ballot will include candidates for U.S. Senate, Governor, Lieutenant Governor, Secretary of State, Controller, Treasurer, Attorney General, Insurance Commissioner, Member of State Board of Equalization, State Superintendent of Public Instruction, U.S. Representative in Congress, State Senator, State Assembly Member, as well as other local candidates.