SN&R's endorsements

Our editorial board recommends these candidates for the upcoming primary election


Jerry Brown

Lieutenant governor

Gavin Newsom

Secretary of state

Derek Cressman or Alex Padilla


John A. Pérez or Betty T. Yee


John Chiang

Attorney general

Kamala D. Harris

Insurance commissioner

Dave Jones

Board of Equalization, District 1

Chris Parker

U.S. representative, District 3

John Garamendi

U.S. representative, District 4

Jeffrey D. Gerlach

U.S. representative, District 6

Doris Matsui

U.S. representative, District 7

Ami Bera

U.S. representative, District 9

Jerry McNerney

State Senate, District 6

Roger Dickinson

State Assembly, District 7

Kevin McCarty

State Assembly, District 9

Darrell Fong or Diana Rodriguez-Suruki

State superintendent of public instruction

Tom Torlakson

Sacramento County Board of Supervisors, District 2

Patrick Kennedy

Sacramento County district attorney

Maggy Krell or Todd Leras

Sacramento City Council, District 3

Jeff Harris

Sacramento City Council, District 5

Jay Schenirer

Sacramento City Council, District 7

Julius Cherry

Proposition 41


Proposition 42


Measure B