UNAC/UHCP General Election Endorsements and Recommendations

In preparation for Election Day on Tuesday, November 6th, we’re releasing our list of UNAC/UHCP endorsed candidates and ballot propositions for your consideration. After the statewide primary election in June, 93% of our endorsed candidates advanced to next month’s general election.

Our support of these candidates and ballot measures is determined by our member-driven Political Endorsement Committee, which meets regularly during election years to educate and interview prospective candidates about our issues as health care professionals.

Statewide Constitutional Offices
o U.S. Senate: Kevin de Leon
o Governor: Gavin Newsom
o Lt. Governor: Dr. Ed Hernandez
o State Treasurer: Fiona Ma
o Attorney General: Xavier Becerra
o State Controller: Betty Yee
o Secretary of State: Alex Padilla
o Insurance Commissioner: Ricardo Lara
o Superintendent of Public Instruction: Tony Thurmond

Statewide Ballot Propositions
o Proposition 1 | YES: Authorizes Bonds to Fund Specified Housing Assistance Programs. Legislative Statute.
o Proposition 2 | YES: Authorizes Bonds to Fund Existing Housing Program for Individuals with Mental Illness. Legislative Statute.
o Proposition 3 | NEUTRAL: Authorizes Bonds to Fund Projects for Water Supply and Quality, Watershed, Fish, Wildlife, Water Conveyance, and Groundwater Sustainability and Storage. Initiative Statute.
o Proposition 4 | YES: Authorizes Bonds Funding Construction at Hospitals Providing Children’s Health Care. Initiative Statute.
o Proposition 5 | NO: Changes Requirements for Certain Property Owners to Transfer their Property Tax Base to Replacement Property. Initiative Constitutional Amendment and Statute.
o Proposition 6 | NO: Eliminates Certain Road Repair and Transportation Funding. Requires Certain Fuel Taxes and Vehicle Fees be Approved by The Electorate. Initiative Constitutional Amendment.
o Proposition 7 | NEUTRAL: Conforms California Daylight Saving Time to Federal Law. Allows Legislature to Change Daylight Saving Time Period. Legislative Statute.
o Proposition 8 | YES: Regulates Amounts Outpatient Kidney Dialysis Clinics Charge for Dialysis Treatment. Initiative Statute.
o Proposition 10 | YES: Expands Local Governments’ Authority to Enact Rent Control on Residential Property. Initiative Statute.
o Proposition 11 | NO: Requires Private-Sector Emergency Ambulance Employees to Remain On-Call During Work Breaks. Eliminates Certain Employer Liability. Initiative Statute.
o Proposition 12 | YES: Establishes New Standards for Confinement of Specified Farm Animals; Bans Sale of Noncomplying Products. Initiative Statute.

For local candidate endorsements and ballot proposition recommendations, please click on your county below to view the local voter guide.

Kings County & Kern County Voter Guide
Los Angeles County Voter Guide
Orange County Voter Guide
Riverside County Voter Guide
San Bernardino County Voter Guide
San Diego County Voter Guide
Ventura County Voter Guide