Endorsements

Click here to join the many people and organizations who have endorsed all four Judges for re-election including:

Officials

  • Governor Jerry Brown
  • Senator Dianne Feinstein
  • Senator Kamala Harris
  • House Democratic Leader Nancy Pelosi
  • Congresswoman Jackie Speier
  • Senator Scott Wiener
  • Former Senator Mark Leno
  • Assemblymember David Chiu
  • Assemblymember Phil Ting
  • State Board of Equalization Member Fiona Ma
  • Former CA Democratic Party Chair John Burton
  • Mayor Mark Farrell
  • City Attorney Dennis Herrera
  • Assessor Carmen Chu
  • Sheriff Vicki Hennessy
  • Former Public Defender Geoff Brown
  • Board President London Breed
  • Supervisor Jane Kim
  • Supervisor Aaron Peskin
  • Supervisor Catherine Stefani
  • Supervisor Katy Tang
  • Supervisor Norman Yee
  • Former Supervisor Angela Alioto
  • Former Supervisor, Reverend Dr. Amos Brown
  • Former U.S. Attorney Joe Russoniello
  • Former U.S. Attorney Kevin Ryan

Organizations

  • San Francisco Democratic Party
  • San Francisco Republican Party
  • San Francisco Chronicle
  • San Francisco Examiner
  • Bay Area Reporter
  • Sing Tao Daily
  • Alice B. Toklas LGBT Democratic Club
  • San Francisco La Raza Lawyers Association
  • Association of African American California Judicial Officers
  • Judiciary Committee of the California Association of Black Lawyers
  • Chinese American Democratic Club
  • Community Tenants Association 
  • City Democratic Club
  • Community Alliance for Jobs and Housing
  • San Francisco Democratic Women in Action
  • San Francisco Firefighters Local 798
  • Professional and Technical Engineers, Local 21
  • San Francisco Police Officers Association 
  • International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers No. 6
  • United Democratic Club
  • San Francisco Young Democrats 
  • Edwin M. Lee Asian Pacific Democratic Club
  • Asian American Bar Association 
  • Queen's Bench Bar Association 
  • Westside Democratic Club
  • District 5 Democratic Club
  • Chinese American Citizens Alliance

Judges

  • Associate Justice of the Supreme Court of California Ming Chin
  • Former Justice of the Supreme Court of California Joseph Grodin
  • First District Court of Appeals Presiding Justice Jim Humes
  • First District Court of Appeals Presiding Justice J. Anthony Kline
  • First District Court of Appeals Presiding Justice Barbara Jones
  • First District Court of Appeals Presiding Justice Ignazio John Ruvolo
  • First District Court of Appeals Presiding Justice William R. McGuiness
  • First District Court of Appeals Associate Justice Sandra L. Margulies
  • First District Court of Appeals Associate Justice Robert L. Dondero
  • First District Court of Appeals Associate Justice Kathleen M. Banke
  • First District Court of Appeals Associate Justice Therese M. Stewart
  • First District Court of Appeals Associate Justice Marla J. Miller
  • First District Court of Appeals Associate Justice Henry E. Needham
  • First District Court of Appeals Associate Justice Terence L. Bruiniers
  • First District Court of Appeals Associate Justice Mark B. Simons
  • First District Court of Appeals Associate Justice Martin Jenkins
  • First District Court of Appeals Associate Justice Jon B. Streeter
  • First District Court of Appeals Associate Justice Timothy A. Reardon
  • First District Court of Appeals Associate Justice Stuart R. Pollak
  • First District Court of Appeals Associate Justice Peter Siggins
  • First District Court of Appeals Associate Justice James A. Richman
  • Superior Court Judge Ronald E. Albers
  • Superior Court Judge Michael Begert
  • Superior Court Judge Suzanne Ramos Bolanos
  • Superior Court Judge Angela M. Bradstreet
  • Superior Court Judge Susan M. Breall
  • Superior Court Judge Tracie L. Brown
  • Superior Court Judge Peter J. Busch
  • Superior Court Judge Teresa Caffese
  • Superior Court Judge Bruce E. Chan
  • Superior Court Judge Roger Chan
  • Superior Court Judge Linda Colfax
  • Superior Court Judge Charles Crompton
  • Superior Court Judge Brendan P. Conroy
  • Superior Court Judge Nancy L. Davis
  • Superior Court Judge Gail Dekreon
  • Superior Court Judge Harry M. Dorfman
  • Superior Court Judge Rochelle C. East
  • Superior Court Judge Samuel K. Feng
  • Superior Court Judge Eric Fleming
  • Superior Court Judge Daniel A. Flores
  • Superior Court Judge Loretta M. Giorgi
  • Superior Court Judge Ernest H. Goldsmith
  • Superior Court Judge Charles F. Haines
  • Superior Court Judge Christopher Hite
  • Superior Court Judge Victor Hwang
  • Superior Court Judge Teri L. Jackson
  • Superior Court Judge Harold E. Kahn
  • Superior Court Judge Curtis E.A. Karnow
  • Superior Court Judge Kathleen A. Kelly
  • Superior Court Judge Charlene P. Kiesselbach
  • Superior Court Judge Newton J. Lam
  • Superior Court Judge Anne-Christine Massullo
  • Superior Court Judge Donald S. Mitchell
  • Superior Court Judge Ross Moody
  • Superior Court Judge Stephen Murphy
  • Superior Court Judge Ronald Evans Quidachay
  • Superior Court Judge Joseph Quinn
  • Superior Court Judge Sharon Reardon
  • Superior Court Judge A. James Robertson II
  • Superior Court Judge Gerardo C. Sandoval
  • Superior Court Judge Ethan P. Schulman
  • Superior Court Judge John Kennedy Stewart
  • Superior Court Judge Edward A. Torpoco
  • Superior Court Judge Richard B. Ulmer, Jr.
  • Superior Court Judge Monica F. Wiley
  • Superior Court Judge Mary E. Wiss
  • Superior Court Judge Garrett L. Wong
  • Superior Court Judge Braden C. Woods
  • Superior Court Judge Charlotte Walter Woolard
  • Superior Court Judge Carol Yaggy
  • Alameda Superior Court Judge Ioana Petrou
  • Marin Superior Court Judge James Chou
  • San Mateo Superior Court Judge Elizabeth Lee
  • Former Superior Court Judge Jim Collins
  • Former Superior Court Judge Nancy Davis
  • Former Superior Court Judge Donna Hitchens
  • Former Superior Court Judge Harry Low
  • Former Superior Court Judge Philip Moscone
  • Former Superior Court Judge Charlotte Woolard
  • Former Superior Court Judge Lillian Sing
  • Former Superior Court Judge Julie Tang

Past Presidents of the Bar Association of San Francisco

  • Fred Alvarez
  • David Balabanian
  • Merri Baldwin
  • Jeffrey Bleich
  • Angela Bradstreet
  • James Brosnahan
  • Nanci Clarence
  • Kelly Dermody
  • Jerome B. Falk, Jr.
  • James Finberg
  • Stanley Friedman
  • Joan Haratani
  • Karen Kadushin
  • Edward Kallgren
  • Peter Keane
  • Chris Kearney
  • Michael Lee
  • Ray Marshall
  • Tim Moppin
  • Lindbergh Porter
  • Priya Sanger
  • James Seff
  • Stephanie Skaff
  • Thomas F. Smegal, Jr.
  • Therese M. Stewart
  • Jon Streeter
  • Michael Traynor
  • Michael F. Tubach
  • Robert Wallach
  • Douglas Young

Criminal Defense Attorneys

  • Ed Swanson, criminal defense attorney and former public defender
  • Cris Arguedas, criminal defense attorney and former public defender
  • Pam Herzig, criminal defense attorney and former public defender
  • John M. Runfola, criminal defense attorney and former public defender
  • Mark Goldrosen, criminal defense attorney and former public defender
  • James Senal, criminal defense attorney and former public defender
  • Susan Kaplan, criminal defense attorney and former public defender
  • Mark Goldrosen, criminal defense attorney and former public defender
  • Garry A. Preneta, criminal defense attorney and former public defender
  • Nanci Clarence, criminal defense attorney and former public defender
  • Karen L. Snell, criminal defense attorney and former public defender
  • Michael Gaines, criminal defense attorney and former public defender
  • Christopher J. Shea, criminal defense attorney and former Deputy District Attorney
  • Sara Rief, criminal defense attorney
  • John M. Kaman, criminal defense attorney
  • Gilbert Eisenberg, criminal defense attorney
  • Bob Feldman, criminal defense attorney
  • Jim Brosnahan, criminal defense attorney
  • Abraham Fine, criminal defense attorney
  • Frank Z. Leidman, criminal defense attorney
  • David Bigeleisen, criminal defense attorney
  • Brian Getz, criminal defense attorney
  • Michael Whelan, Jr, criminal defense attorney
  • David Harrison, criminal defense attorney
  • George Lazarus, criminal defense attorney
  • Harris B. Taback, criminal defense attorney
  • Josh Cohen, criminal defense attorney
  • Kate Dyer, criminal defense attorney
  • Tony Tamburello, criminal defense attorney
  • Paul Dennison, criminal defense attorney
  • George Borges, criminal defense attorney
  • Cheryl Rich, criminal defense attorney

Community Leaders

  • Jeff Bleich, Former Ambassador to Australia 
  • Greg Suhr, Former Chief of Police 
  • Bob Feldman
  • Len Tillem
  • Ingrid Evans
  • Owen Clements
  • Mark Mackler
  • Gale Mondry
  • Brian Bringardner
  • John Kaman
  • John Munter
  • Susan Horst
  • Anthony Kline
  • Charlotte Woolard
  • Donna Hitchens
  • Wade Rhyne
  • Jeffrey Bornstein
  • Rick Seabolt
  • Jan Platt
  • William Roger Gargano
  • Malcolm Smith
  • Alexandra Ross
  • Benjamin Reyes
  • Asha Jameson
  • William Campbell
  • M David Minnick
  • JoAnn Prior
  • Michael Markman
  • Ana Gonzalez
  • Vanessa Wu
  • Michael Candela
  • Edward Kallgren
  • Michael Lee
  • Joan Haratani
  • David Kremer
  • Donna Lee Chignell
  • David Ammons
  • Charles Harrington
  • Philip Moscone
  • Trenton Norris
  • Claire Holl
  • Jonah Ross
  • Erin Murphy
  • Kathleen Dowling McDonough
  • Nancy L. Davis
  • Kathleen Purcell
  • Matthew Kahn
  • David Burk
  • Barry Abbott
  • Eduardo Ramirez
  • Alexander Lee
  • Gilles Portaz
  • Sandra Pons
  • Bruce Fisher
  • Paul Sloan
  • Amy Madsen
  • Joel Friley
  • Anita Jean Denz
  • Gilbert Eisenberg
  • Wesley Hsu
  • Judith Craddick
  • Luis Pons
  • Nancy Tung
  • Janet Gamble
  • David Troup
  • Cynny Sheehan
  • Carolyn Shuman
  • Tom Hart
  • MaryEllen Jirak
  • Michael Wong
  • Russell Fudge
  • Ioana Petrou
  • Kay Harnish-Ladd
  • Yau Lee
  • Robert Cartwright, Jr.
  • Cheryl Mills
  • Carson Niello
  • Drew Williams
  • Greg Free
  • Stuart Hanlon
  • Andrew Schwartz
  • David Bigeleisen
  • Danny Chou
  • Patricia Carlin
  • Molly Priedeman
  • Beth Jay
  • Stephen Pons
  • Ashley Pons
  • Marianne Badawi
  • Judith Bishop
  • Michael Kremer
  • Lawrence Kern
  • Frank Leidman
  • Laurie Weisberg
  • Eric Goldman
  • Scott Cmiel
  • Peggy Cmiel
  • Howard Epstein
  • Arthur Shartsis
  • Joel Zeldin
  • Michael Tsang

 

Click their names below learn more about each individual Judge's endorsements:

Judge Andrew Cheng

Judge Curtis Karnow

Judge Cynthia Ming-mei Lee

Judge Jeff Ross