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Campaign Co-Chairs

  • Maria Algeria, Council Member, City of Pinole
  • Bob Balgenorth, President, State Building and Construction Trades Council
  • Pat Eklund, Mayor, City of Novato; President, League of CA Cities
  • Kevin Gordon, Executive Director, California Assoc. of School Business Officials
  • Jack Gribbon, California Political Director, UNITE HERE
  • Tom Holsman, Chief Executive Officer, Associated General Contractors
  • Diane Jacob, Chairwoman, San Diego County Board of Supervisors
  • John Kehoe, Chairman, Senior Action Network
  • Sheriff Bill Kolender, First Vice President, California State Sheriffs’ Assoc.
  • Mike Lawson, Executive Director, Transportation California
  • Ron Loveridge, Mayor of Riverside
  • Celia McAdam, President, Placer Co. Transportation Planning Agency
  • Larry McCarthy, President, California Taxpayers Assoc.*
  • Mike McGowan, Chairman, Yolo County Board of Supervisors
  • Jan Scully, Vice President, California District Attorneys’ Assoc.
  • Cheryl Schmit, Director, Stand Up For California
  • Jeff Sedivec, Immediate Past President, California State Firefighters’ Assoc.
  • Catherine Smith, Executive Director, California Special Districts Assoc.
  • Paul Stein, President, California Assoc. of Counties
  • Jack Stewart, President, California Manufacturers and Technology Assoc.

Coalition Members

(Partial list as of October 21, 2004)

Statewide Public Safety Organizations
California District Attorneys’ Association
California Narcotic Officers’ Association*
California Peace Officers’ Association*
California Police Chiefs’ Association
California State Sheriffs’ Association
Memory of Victims Everywhere (MOVE)*

Business and Taxpayer Organizations
Associated Builders and Contractors of California
Associated General Contractors
California Business Properties Association
California Business Roundtable
California Chamber of Commerce
California Manufacturers and Technology Association*
California Restaurant Association*
California Retailers’ Association*
California Small Business Roundtable
California Taxpayers’ Association *
California Taxpayer Protection Committee
Silicon Valley Manufacturing Group
Small Business Action Committee
Alameda County Taxpayer’s Association
Contra Costa Taxpayers Association
Kern County Taxpayers Association
Orange County Taxpayers Association*
San Diego County Taxpayers Organization
San Juan Capistrano Chamber of Commerce
Orange County Business Council
Alpine Chamber of Commerce
Carpenteria Valley Chamber of Commerce
Clovis Chamber of Commerce
Commerce Industrial Council*
Crescenta Valley Chamber of Commerce
Culver City Chamber of Commerce
Downey Chamber of Commerce
El Centro Chamber of Commerce & Visitors Bureau
Encino Chamber of Commerce
Fountain Valley Chamber of Commerce
Fresno Chamber of Commerce
Garden Grove Chamber of Commerce
Greater Bakersfield Chamber of Commerce
Greater Merced Chamber of Commerce
Gridley Area Chamber of Commerce
Huntington Beach Chamber of Commerce
Irvine Chamber of Commerce
Lake Elsinore Valley Chamber of Commerce
Long Beach Chamber of Commerce
Mark West Area Chamber of Commerce
Murrieta Chamber of Commerce
Newport Beach Chamber of Commerce
Orange Chamber of Commerce & Visitors Bureau
Paso Robles Chamber of Commerce
San Anselmo Chamber of Commerce
San Diego Regional Chamber of Commerce
San Jose Silicon Valley Chamber of Commerce
San Rafael Chamber of Commerce
South Orange County Chamber of Commerce
Temecula Valley Chamber of Commerce
Tuolumne County Chamber of Commerce
Tustin Chamber of Commerce
Upland Chamber of Commerce
Vacaville Chamber of Commerce

California Association of School Business Officials
California Federation of Teachers
Faculty Association of California Community Colleges

Local Government Organizations
California State Association of Counties
League of California Cities
California Special Districts Association
Alpine County Board of Supervisors+
Colusa County Board of Supervisors
Contra Costa County Board of Supervisors
El Dorado County Board of Supervisors
Imperial County Board of Supervisors
Kings County Board of Supervisors
Kern County Board of Supervisors
Marin County Board of Supervisors
Merced County Board of Supervisors+
Monterey County Board of Supervisors
Riverside County Board of Supervisors +
San Diego County Board of Supervisors
Santa Barbara County Board of Supervisors
Santa Clara County Board of Supervisors
San Joaquin Council of Governments
Solano County Board of Supervisors
Sonoma County Board of Supervisors
Tulare County Association of Governments
Tulare County Board of Supervisors
Yolo County Board of Supervisors
City of Fresno
City of Laguna Niguel
City of Kingsburg
City of Seal Beach+

Labor Organizations
California Labor Federation, AFL-CIO
California State Building Trades Council
California State Council of Laborers
California State Employees Association
Engineering & Utility Contractors Association
National Association of Social Workers

Environmental Organizations
California League of Conservation Voters
Californians Against Waste
Citizens for a Quality Environment
Natural Resources Defense Council
Planning and Conservation League

Political Organizations and Leaders
Ross Johnson, Member, California State Senate
John Campbell, Member, California State Assembly
Sharon Runner, Member, California State Assembly
California Republican Party
California Democratic Party
Chinese American Democratic Club
Democratic Party of the San Fernando Valley
California Congress of Republicans
California Republican Assembly
Kern County Hispanic Congress of Republicans

Conservative Organizations
California Family Council
Campaign for California Families
Traditional Values Coalition

Community Organizations
Bay Point Pride
California Coalition Against Gaming Expansion
Concerned Citizens Against the Casino
Palm Springs Allied Homeowners
Stand Up California

California Infrastructure Coalition*
Metropolitan Transportation Commission
Placer County Transportation Planning Agency
Transportation California

Senior Organizations
Congress of California Seniors
Senior Action Network

California Farm Bureau Federation

Local Government Leaders
Diane Jacob, Chairwoman, San Diego County Board of Supervisors
Mike McGowan, Chairman, Yolo County Board of Supervisors
Susan Adams, Supervisor, Marin County
Blanca Alvarado, Supervisor, Santa Clara County
Jim Beall, Supervisor, Santa Clara County
Valerie Brown, Supervisor, Sonoma County*
Judy Case, Supervisor, Fresno County
Greg Cox, Supervisor, San Diego County
Donald Gage, Supervisor, Santa Clara County
Bill Horn, Supervisor, San Diego County
Liz Kniss, Supervisor, Santa Clara County
Gail Marshall, Supervisor, Santa Barbara County
Pete McHugh, Supervisor, Santa Clara County
Mike Nevin, Supervisor, San Mateo County
Ron Roberts, Supervisor, San Diego County
Susan Rose, Supervisor, Santa Barbara County
Naomi Schwartz, Supervisor, Santa Barbara County
Pam Slater-Price, Supervisor, San Diego County
Tim Smith, Supervisor, Sonoma County
Brad Wagenknecht, Supervisor, Napa County
Bob Waterston, Supervisor, Fresno County
Alan Autry, Mayor, City of Fresno
John Beauman, Mayor, City of Brea
Leland Bergstrom, Mayor, City of Kingsburg
Bruce Broadwater, Mayor, City of Garden Grove
George Conklin, Mayor, City of Firebaugh
Amarpeet Dhaliwal, Mayor, City of San Joaquin
Jim Dow, Mayor, City of Buena Park
Pat Eklund, Mayor, City of Novato
Frederick Freeman, Councilmember, City of Los Alamitos
Stephanie Harlan, Mayor, City of Capitola*
Ron Gonzales, Mayor, City of San Jose
Alice Jempsa, Mayor, City of Los Alamitos
Linda Lindholm, Mayor, City of Laguna Nigel
Ron Loveridge, Mayor, City of Riverside
Art Madrid, Mayor, City of La Mesa
Jere Melo, Mayor, City of Fort Bragg*
Gary Monahan, Mayor, City of Costa Mesa
Shenna Moqeet, Mayor, City of Calimesa
Gavin Newsome, Mayor of San Francisco
Lori Holt Pfeiler, Mayor, City of Escondido
William Phillips, Mayor, City of Aliso Viejo
Gary Podesto, Mayor of Stockton
Miguel Pulido, Mayor, City of Santa Ana
Betty Putnam, Mayor, City of Sante Fe Springs*
Joseph Rhodes, Mayor, City of Reedley
Margie Rice, Mayor, City of Westminster
Tod Ridgeway, Mayor, City of Newport Beach
Mary Teresa Sessom, Mayor, City of Lemon Grove
Joe Snyder, Mayor, City of Dana Point
Joshua Susman, Mayor, Town of Truckee*
Marland Townsend, Mayor, City of Foster City
Miguel Ucovich, Mayor, Town of Loomis*
Morris Vance, Mayor City of Vista
Mike Yalow, Mayor, City of Orland*
Mike Yost, Mayor, City of Seal Beach
Joe Anderson, Mayor Pro Tem, City of San Clemente
Joe Brown, Mayor Pro Tem, City of Laguna Niguel
Steve Brumberg, Mayor Pro Tem, City of Newport Beach
Carolyn Cavecche, Mayor Pro Tem, City of Orange
Larry Crandall, Mayor Pro Tem, City of Fountain Valley
William Dalton, Mayor Pro Tem, City of Garden Grove
Craig Knight, Mayor Pro Tem, City of Firebaugh
Paul Kruper, Mayor Pro Tem, City of Kingsburg
Nathan Magsig, Mayor Pro Tem, City of Clovis
Anna Piercy, Mayor Pro Tem, City of Cypress
Brenda Ross, Mayor Pro Tem, City of Laguna Woods
Kelly Seyarto, Mayor Pro Tem, City of Murrieta
Mike Alvarez, Councilmember, City of Orange
Gus Ayer, Councilmember, City of Fountain Valley
Wayne Baglin, Councilmember, City of Laguna Beach
Bruce Blayney, Councilmember, City of Kingsburg
Robert Bouer, Councilmember, City of Laguna Woods
Christopher Burke, Councilmember, City of Soledad *
Phil Burnett, Councilmember, City of Anderson*
Rudy Cabriales, Councilmember, City of Victorville*
Brian Calhoun, Councilmember, City of Fresno
Melody Carruth, Councilmember, City of Laguna Hills
Russ Chilton, Councilmember, City of Dana Point
Alberta Christy, Councilmember, City of Santa Ana
Gil Coerper, Councilmember, City of Huntington Beach*
Joanne Coontz, Councilmember, City of Orange
Mike Dages, Councilmember, City of Fresno
Cathryn DeYoung, Councilmember, City Laguna Niguel
Brian Donahue, Councilmember, City of Stanton
Harry Dotson, Councilmember, City of Stanton
Jerry Duncan, Councilmember, City of Fresno
Carol Dutra-Vernaci, Councilmember, City of Union City*
G. Wayne Eggleston, Councilmember, City of San Clemente
Mary Fahlen, Councilmember, City of Susanville*
Clyde Fannon, Councilmember, City of Firebaugh
Henry Fernandez, Councilmember, City of Fowler
Jose Flores, Councilmember, City of Clovis
Greg Ficke, Councilmember, City of Aliso Viejo
Gina Garbolino, Councilmember, City of Roseville*
Christy Guerin, Councilmember, City of Encinitas
Bob Hernandez, Councilmember, City of Anaheim
Bob Jehn, Councilmember, City of Cloverdale*
David Karstetter, Councilmember, City of Kingsburg
Eric Knight, Councilmember, Town of Yountville*
John-Paul Ledesma, Councilmember, City of Mission Viejo
William Lentini, Councilmember, City of Brea
Mark Leyes, Councilmember, City of Garden Grove
Bob Malley, Councilmember, City of Clearlake*
Thomas Malson, Councilmember, City of Galt
Kermit Marsh, Councilmember, City of Westminster
Bob McClellan, Councilmember, City of El Cajon
Shirley McCracken, Councilmember, City of Anaheim
Kathryn McCullough, Councilmember, City of Lake Forest*
Mike McGill, Councilmember, City of Cypress
Roy Moore, Councilmember, City of Brea
Paul Morris, Councilmember, City of San Pablo
Tom O’Malley, Councilmember, City of Atascadero*
William Ossenmacher, Councilmember, City of Dana Point
Kenneth Parker, Councilmember, City of Los Alamitos
Henry Perea, Councilmember, City of Fresno
Bev Perry, Councilmember, City of Brea
Luann Rainey, Councilmember, City of Clear Creek*
Chuck Reed, Councilmember, City of San Jose
Jerry Rindone, Councilmember, City of Chula Vista
Judy Ritter, Councilmember, City of Vista
Stephen Rosansky, Councilmember, City of Newport Beach
Marcia Sablan, Councilmember, City of Firebaugh
David Shawver, Councilmember, City of Stanton
Jim Simonian, Mayor, City of Fowler
Milo Smith, Councilmember, City of Kingsburg
Linda Sondhi, Councilmember, City of Cypress
L. Allan Songstad, Councilmember, City of Laguna Hills
Karen Stepper, Councilmember, Town of Danville*
Ruth Sterling, Councilmember, City of La Mesa
Harvey Sullivan, Councilmember, City of Norco*
Frank Tierney, Councilmember, City of Coronado
Carmen Vali-Cave, Councilmember, City of Aliso Viejo
Mimi Walters, Councilmember, City of Laguna Niguel
Mike Ward, Councilmember, City of Irvine
Bob Whalen, Councilmember, City of Clovis
Forrest Williams, Councilmember, City of San Jose
Jim Winder, Councilmember, City of Yorba Linda
Astine Zadourian, Councilmember, City of Fowler
Wade McKinny, City Manager, City of Atascadero*
Donald Dear, Member, Board of Directors, West Basin Municipal Water District*
Phil Hawkins, Vice President, Central Basin Municipal Water District*

Public Safety Leaders
Lee Adams, Sierra County Sheriff
James Allen, Mariposa County Sheriff
Jim Anderson, Santa Barbara County Sheriff
John Anderson, Madera County Sheriff
Terry Bergstrand , Plumas County Sheriff
Virginia Black, Yuba County Sheriff
Bob Brooks, Ventura County Sheriff
Mike Carona, Orange County Sheriff
Harold Carter, Imperial County Sheriff
Bill Cogbill, Sonoma County Sheriff
Mike Carona, Orange County Sheriff
John Crawford, Alpine County Sheriff
Jim Denney, Sutter County Sheriff
Dennis Downum, Calaveras County Sheriff
Bob Doyle, Riverside County Sheriff
Robert Doyle , Marin County Sheriff
Baxter Dunn, San Joaquin County Sheriff
Bill Freitas, Lassen County Sheriff
Patrick Hedges, San Luis Obispo County Sheriff
Curtis Hill, San Benito County Sheriff
Bill Kolender, San Diego County Sheriff
Scott Marshall, Colusa County Sheriff
Allan McClain, Kings County Sheriff
Bruce Mix, Modoc County Sheriff
Jeff Neves, El Dorado County Sheriff
Daniel Paranick, Mono County Sheriff
Clay Parker, Tehama County Sheriff
Mark Pazin, Merced County Sheriff
Gary Penrod, San Bernardino County Sheriff
Gary Philp, Humboldt County Sheriff
Charles Plummer, Alameda County Sheriff
Jim Pope, Shasta County Sheriff
E.G. Prieto, Yolo County Sheriff
Michael Prizmich, Amador County Sheriff
Richard Riggins, Siskiyou County Sheriff
Richard Rogers, Tuolumne County Sheriff
Keith Royal, Nevada County Sheriff
Warren Rupf, Contra Costa County Sheriff
Robert Shadley, Glenn County Sheriff
Gary Simpson, Napa County Sheriff
Laurie Smith, Santa Clara County Sheriff
Mark Tracy, Santa Cruz County Sheriff
Bill Whitman, Tulare County Sheriff
Les Weidman, Stanislaus County Sheriff*
Dean Wilson, Del Norte County Sheriff
Mack Wimbish, Kern County Sheriff
Lawrence Allen, Sierra County District Attorney
James Brazelton, Stanislaus County District Attorney
Robert Brown, Mariposa County District Attorney
Robert Burns, Lassen County District Attorney
Phil Cline, Tulare County District Attorney
Bonnie Dumanis, San Diego County District Attorney
Brad Fennochio, Placer County District Attorney
Mike Ferguson, Nevada County District Attorney
Dean Flippo, Monterey County District Attorney
Robert Holzapfel, Glenn County District Attorney*
Ed Jagels, Kern County District Attorney
Paula Freschi Kamena, Marin County District Attorney
Bob Kochly, Contra Costa County District Attorney
Gilbert Otero, Imperial County District Attorney
Dave Paulson, Solano County District Attorney
John Poyner, Colusa County District Attorney
Michael Ramos, San Bernardino County District Attorney
Todd Riebe, Amador County District Attorney
Jan Scully, Sacramento County District Attorney
Gordon Spencer, Merced County District Attorney
Gregory Totten, Ventura County District Attorney
Grover Trask, Riverside County District Attorney
Jeff Sedevic, Immediate Past President, California State Firefighters’ Association

Prominent Individuals
Dr. David Long, Superintendent, Riverside County Office of Education
Dr. Peter Mehas, Fresno County Superintendent of Schools
Frances Spivy-Weber, Mono Lake Committee

Editorial Endorsements
Bakersfield Californian
Fresno Bee
Hanford Sentinel
Long Beach Press Telegram
Los Angeles Times
Modesto Bee
North County Times
Orange County Register
Pasadena Star-News
Sacramento Bee
Sacramento Business Journal
San Diego Union Tribune
San Francisco Chronicle
San Jose Mercury News
Santa Cruz Sentinel
Santa Maria Times
Santa Rosa Press Democrat
Vacaville Reporter



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