NBLC’s Endorsements for November Election

For this midterm election, it is crucially important to voters to show up at the polls.  There needs to be a strong voter turnout to send a message that American voters are paying attention, engaged and want their voices heard.  NBLC is pleased to announce our endorsements for this November’s election:

Candidates:

Santa Rosa City Council – District 2: John Sawyer (Inc.); District 4:  Dorothy Beattie; District 6:  Tom Schwedhelm (Inc.) – Note that Schwedhelm is running unopposed

Petaluma – Mike Harris for Mayor; Dave King (Inc.) and Michael Regan for City Council

Rohnert Park City Council– Pam Stafford (Inc.); Susan Adams

Santa Rosa Junior College Board:  Jeff Kunde

College of Marin Board:  Wanden Treanor (Inc.); Diana Conti (Inc.)

Measures:

YES on Measure AA:  Transportation Authority of Marin’s (TAM) renewal of existing ½ cent transportation sales tax to fund local transportation improvements and programs for traffic relief

YES on Measure M

YES on Measure N:  Santa Rosa Housing Bond

YES on Prop 1:  Issues $4 Billion in bonds for housing programs and veterans’ home loans

YES on Prop 2:  Authorizes state to use revenue from Proposition 63 (2004) for $2 Billion in bonds for homelessness prevention housing

YES on Prop 3:  Issues $8.877 Billion I bonds for water-related infrastructure and environmental projects

YES on Prop 4:  Authorizes $1.5 Billion in bonds for children’s hospitals

NO on Proposition 6:  Repeals the 2017 fuel tax and vehicle fee increases (SB 1) to fund road, bridge and highway repairs and requires a public vote on future increases. If passed, it would remove funding for the Marin/Sonoma Narrows, local road improvements and impact safety.

NO on Proposition 10:  Repeals the Costa-Hawkins Rental Housing Act and allows local governments to enact rent control.  If passed, it would depress future housing construction and worsen the housing crisis.

Please remember to vote and encourage everyone you know to register and vote, too!

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