Latinas We've Endorsed

Latinas Lead California is proud to have endorsed these qualified #LatinaLeaders in 2018. Thank you for stepping up to run!


U.S. House of Representatives

Hon. Linda Sanchez - District 38*


California State Senate

Hon. Susan Rubio - District 22*

Maria Elena Durazo - District 24*


California State Assembly

Hon. Luz Rivas - District 39*

Hon. Eloise Gomez Reyes - District 47*

Hon. Sabrina Cervantes - District 60*

Hon. Sharon Quirk-Silva - District 65*


County Office

Hon. Grace Vallejo - Kern County Board of Supervisors, District 4

A. Veronica Sauceda - Los Angeles County Superior Court, Seat # 4*

Anna Pletcher - Marin County District Attorney


City Office

Alejandra Cortez - Bell Gardens City Council*

Lisseth Flores - Bell Gardens City Council*

Jacque Casillas - Corona City Council, District 1*

Elizabeth Alcantar - Cudahy City Council*

Frances Marquez - Cypress City Council

Maria Morales - El Monte City Council*

Marisela Santana - Lynwood City Council*

Delia L. Lopez - Montebello City Council

Rosie Vasquez - Montebello City Council

Betty Valencia - Orange City Council

Vianey Lopez - Oxnard City Council, District 6*

Kristine Scott - Rancho Cucamonga City Council*

Hon. Ada Recinos - Richmond City Council

Yvonne Mejia Peña - San Fernando City Council

Nelida Mendoza - Santa Ana City Council, Ward 6

Carina Armenta - Simi Valley, Mayor  


Water Boards

Gracie Torres - Western Municipal Water District*


K-12 and Community College Boards

Josie Estrada - Joint Chaffey High School District

Hon. Shanthai Gonzales - Oakland School Board, District 6*

Yesenia Cuarenta - Paramount Unified School District*

Magali Kincaid - San Juan School Board

Rose Munoz - Santa Barbara School Board*

Annalisa Perea - State Center Community College District, Area 5*

Jeanette Sanchez-Palacios - Ventura County Community College District, Area 1

Elizabeth Esquivel - Washington School Board

Deborah Bautista Zavala - Woodland School Board*


We also endorsed the following candidates in 2018 primary and special elections:

Virginia Madueño, U.S. House of Representatives, District 10

Hon. Vanessa Delgado, Senate District 32*

Hon. Luz Rivas, Assembly District 39*

Mary Ann Escalante, Los Angeles County Superior Court, Seat #20

Hon. Maria Lucy Armendariz, Los Angeles County Superior Court, Seat #67*

Lizette Escobedo, Whittier City Council, District 4


*Won Election