2020 Candidates

Emerge California 2020 Candidates 

Alida Fisher — San Francisco Board of Education 

Amber Childress — Alameda County Board of Education Trustee, Area 2

Annalisa Perea — Fresno County Democratic Central Committee

Ann Ravel — State Senate, District 15 

Ann Schneider —Millbrae City Council*

Anna Song — State Assembly, District 25

Anne Kepner — State Assembly,  AD 25

Ariel Kelley — Healdsburg City Council

Aura Vasquez — Los Angeles City Council, District 10

Ay’Anna Moody — Oakland School Board, District 7

Bivett Brackett — San Francisco Democratic County Central Committee, AD 17 

Bonnie Hamilton — Solano County Democratic Central Committee, SD 3

Brigette Hunley — Solano County Democratic Central Committee, SD 5

Brynne Kennedy — U.S. Congress, Fourth District

Candelaria Vargas — California Democratic National Committee

Cari Templeton — Santa Clara County Democratic Central Committee, AD 24

Carlyn Obringer — Concord City Council District 2*

Cassandra Chase — Lakewood City Council

Charlotte Bland — Pasadena City Council, District 4

Chelsea Bonini — San Mateo County Board of Education

Chris Bubser — US Congress, 8th District

Desiree Portillo Rabinov — Glendale Community College Board of Trustees, District 1

Doriss Panduro — Solano County Democratic Central Committee, SD 5

Dorothy Chou Proudfoot — San Francisco Superior Court Judge, Seat 18

Elena Condes —Alameda County Judge, Seat 2

Elisa Márquez — Alameda County Democratic Central Committee, AD 20 and Hayward City Council*

Elizabeth Echols — Alameda County Democratic Central Committee, AD 15

Ellen Beraud — San Luis Obispo County Supervisor, District 5

Elsa Granados — State Assembly, District 37

Dr. Emily Murase — San Francisco School Board

Emily Ann Ramos — Santa Clara County Democratic Central Committee, AD 24

Erin Hannigan — Solano County Supervisor, SD 1

Francesca Segrè — Menlo Park School Board

Gina Cuclis — Sonoma County Board of Education*

Dr. Grace Williams — U.S. Congress, 41st District

Heidi Hall — Nevada County Board of Supervisors, District 1 *

Helen Wolter — San Mateo County Democratic Central Committee, District 3

Jacalyn (Jackie) Smith — Assembly, District 6

Jane Natoli — San Francisco Democratic County Central Committee, AD 19 

Janessa Goldbeck — U.S. Congress, 53rd District

Janet Foster — Los Angeles Democratic Central Committee, AD 70

Jen Wolosin — Menlo Park City Council, District 3

Jennifer Love Tang — Monterey Park City Council, District 2 

Jessica Speiser — Los Altos School District Board of Trustees Governing Board Member

Jessie Lopez — Santa Ana City Council, Ward 3 and Orange County Democratic Central Committee,  AD 69

Jessie Ryan — Sacramento City School Board

Julie Caskey — Alameda County Democratic Central Committee, AD 15

Julie Diaz Waters — Alameda County Democratic Central Committee, AD 15

K. Patrice Williams — Solano County Supervisor, SD 2 

Karen Weinstein — Board of Directors Peralta Community College, Area 6 

Kat Anderson — San Francisco Democratic County Central Committee, AD 19*

Katie Ricklefs — Contra Costa County Central Committee, District 2*

Katie Valenzuela — Sacramento City Council, District 4

Kim Williams — San Joaquin Valley U.S. Congress, 16th District

Kimberly Warmsley — Stockton City Council, District 6

Kris Goodfellow — State Senate, District 23

Kristen Asato-Webb — San Francisco Democratic County Central Committee, AD 13

La Trena Robinson — SEIU-UHW Executive Board Member

Lanira Murphy — State Assembly, District 46

Linda M. Jackson — San Rafael City Schools District Board of Education Vice-President*

Lisa Diaz Nash — San Mateo City Council

Lisa Gauthier — East Palo Alto City Council* 

Mai Vang — Sacramento City Council, District 8

Maika Llorens Gulati – San Rafael City Council, District 1

Malia Vella — Alameda County Democratic Central Committee, AD18 and Alameda City Council*

Mara Elliott — San Diego City Attorney*

Maria Cadenas — State Senate, District 17

Mariana Corona Sabeniano — Sacramento County Democratic Central Committee

Marilyn Grunwald — Los Angeles County Democratic Central Committee, AD 38

Marisol Rubio — State Senate, District 7

Marjan Philhour — San Francisco Supervisor, Richmond District

Marni von Wilpert — San Diego City Council, District 5

Mary Jung — San Francisco Democratic County Central Committee, AD 19*

Melissa Hernandez — Alameda County Supervisor, District 1

Melissa Shuen-Mallory — Alameda County Central Committee in AD20

Michelle Ialeggio — San Diego Superior Court Judge

Monica E. Wilson — Antioch City Council, District 4*

Myrna Melgar — San Francisco Board of Supervisors, District 7

Nadia Rahman — San Francisco Democratic County Central Committee, AD 19

Nancy Smith – Mayor of Sunnyvale

Nancy Tung — San Francisco Democratic County Central Committee, 17

Nichelle Henderson – Los Angeles County Democratic Central Committee, AD 66 and Los Angeles Community College District Board of Trustees

Olivia Navarro — Santa Clara County Democratic Central Committee, AD 28

Patrice Marshall McKenzie —  Los Angeles County Central Committee, AD 41

Pratima Gupta — San Diego County Democratic Central Committee, AD 78

Rebeca Armendariz — Gilroy City Council 

Rebecca Bauer-Kahan — Assembly, District 16*

Rebecca Saltzman — BART Board of Directors, Ward 3*

Rhodesia Ransom — San Joaquin County Supervisor, District 5 

Roxanne — Santa Clara County Democratic Central Committee, AD 27

Sabina Zafar — Mayor of San Ramon

Sarah Kate Levy — Los Angeles City Council, District 4

Shanell Williams — San Francisco Democratic County Central Committee, AD 17

Shanta “Shay” Franco-Clausen — Santa Clara County Democratic Central Committee, AD 28

Shelly Masur — California State Senate, District 13

Sophie Hahn — Berkeley City Council, District 5*

Stacy Fortner — Los Angeles Democratic Central Committee, District 38*

Stephanie Dominguez Walton — Oakland City Council, District 1

Suzy Loftus — San Francisco Democratic County Central Committee, AD 19

Taisha Brown — San Diego Democratic County Central Committee, AD 79

Tamala Takahashi — Burbank City Council

Tammy Kim — Irvine City Council

Tiffanee Jones — Solano County Democratic Central Committee, SD 1 and
Vallejo City Unified School District Trustee, District 2 

Tiffany Mock-Goeman — Sacramento County Board of Supervisors, District 3

Tina Miller — Democratic Central Committee, AD 68

Tina Wu Fredericks — Pasadena Unified School District Board of Education, District 6

Tisa Rodriguez — Riverside County Democratic Central Committee, AD 61*

Tracie Stafford — Assembly, District 9

Treva Reid — Oakland City Council, District 7

Tunua Thrash-Ntuk — Long Beach City Council, District 8

Tyra Fennell — San Francisco Democratic County Central Committee, AD17

Wendy Ho — San Jose  Evergreen Community College District Board of Trustees

Wendy Root Askew — Monterey County Supervisor

Wendy Wheatcroft — San Diego City Council, District 7

*Running for re-election
Note: This is a list of all Emerge California candidates for the year 2020.