2016 Endorsements

Supervisor Andersen is pleased to announce the endorsement of key leaders in Contra Costa County and District 2 for her 2016 re-election.

State Senator Steve Glazer

Former State Senator Richard Rainey

State Assemblywoman Catharine Baker

Former State Assemblywoman Lynne Leach

Contra Costa Auditor-Controller Bob Campbell

Contra Costa District Attorney Mark Peterson

Contra Costa Sheriff David Livingston

Contra Costa Supervisor John Gioia, District 1

Contra Costa Supervisor Federal Glover, District 5

Contra Costa Supervisor Karen Mitchoff, District 4

Contra Costa Supervisor Mary Nejedly Piepho, District 3

Contra Costa Treasurer Tax Collector Russell Watts

Danville Town Council

  • Mayor Karen Stepper
  • Vice-Mayor Renee Morgan
  • Councilmember Newell Arnerich
  • Councilmember Mike Doyle
  • Councilmember Robert Storer

Lafayette City Council

  • Vice-Mayor Mike Anderson
  • Councilmember Brandt Andersson
  • Councilmember Traci Reilly
  • Councilmember Don Tatzin
  • Former Mayor Carol Federighi

Moraga Town Council

  •  Mayor Mike Metcalf
  • Vice-Mayor David Trotter
  • Councilmember Phil Arth
  • Councilmember Teresa Onoda
  • Councilmember Roger Wykle
  • Former Mayor Ken Chew
  • Former Mayor Al Dessayer
  • Former Mayor Sue McNulty Rainey

Orinda City Council

  • Mayor Victoria Smith
  • Councilmember Amy Worth
  • Councilmember Dean Orr
  • Former Mayor Sue Severson
  • Former Mayor Steve Glazer

San Ramon City Council

  • Mayor Bill Clarkson
  • Vice-Mayor Harry Sachs
  • Councilmember Dave Hudson
  • Councilmember Scott Perkins
  • Former Councilmember  Carol Rowley

Walnut Creek City Council

  • Mayor Loella Haskew
  • Vice-Mayor Rich Carlston
  • Councilmember Cindy Silva
  • Councilmember Robert Simmons
  • Former Mayor Kathy Hicks
  • Former Mayor Sue McNulty Rainey

2012 ENDORSEMENTS

In the 2012 Election Supervisor Andersen received strong community support.  The Contra Costa Times said Andersen was the right Supervisor Choice:

“Andersen holds much better command of the specifics, especially the nuances of public-employee pensions, and a more realistic approach to finances.” Contra Costa Times

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Danville and San Ramon Express say Experience Matters:

“Andersen’s polished presentation, local government experience and positive attitude make her the right candidate for supervisor at this time… We believe Candace Andersen will do what’s best for the entire San Ramon Valley, District 2 and the county.”  Danville and San Ramon Express

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Mayor Andersen has been endorsed by outgoing Supervisor Gayle Uilkema: 

“Experience matters. District 2 is best served by someone who has City Council experience and has served on County boards and commissions… Candace has the experience, education and training to analyze complex matters. She understands the needs of the community and how to carefully allocate the limited resources in County government.” Supervisor Gayle Uilkema.

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Candace is proud to announce her  endorsement by Contra Costa County’s Top Law Enforcement Officials:

  • David Livingston, County Sheriff
  • Mark Peterson, District Attorney
  • Ken Westermann, Deputy Sheriffs Association President
  • Barry Grove, Deputy District Attorney Association President
  • Warren Rupf, County Sheriff (Retired)
  • Richard Rainey, County Sheriff (Retired)
  • Gary Yancey, District Attorney (Retired)

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She is also endorsed by the entire Danville Town Council and the following Elected and Appointed Officials:

  • Russell V. Watts, County Treasurer
  • Bob Schroder, County Supervisor (Retired)

Danville

  • Newell Arnerich, Vice-Mayor and former Mayor
  • Mike Doyle, Council member and former Mayor
  • Karen Stepper, Council member and former Mayor
  • Robert Storer, Council member
  • Don Ritchey, former Mayor

Lafayette

  • Mayor Carol Federighi
  • Vice Mayor Mike Anderson
  • Ivor Samson, former Mayor

Moraga

  • Mayor Mike Metcalf
  • Vice-Mayor Howard Harpham
  • Council Member and former Mayor Dave Trotter
  • Former Mayor Sue McNulty Rainey
  • Former Mayor Al Dessayer
  • Former Mayor Graig Crossley

Orinda

  • Council member and former Mayor Sue Severson
  • School Board Member Pat Rudebusch
  • School Board Member Chris Severson
  • Former School Board Member Riki Sorenson

San Ramon

  • Bill Clarkson, Mayor
  • Jim Livingstone,  Vice-Mayor
  • Dave Hudson,  Council Member
  • Scott Perkins, Council Member
  • Mary Lou Oliver, Former Mayor
  • Abram Wilson, Former Mayor

San Ramon Valley Unified School District

  • President Greg Marvel
  • Board Member Rachel Hurd
  • Board Member Denise Jennison
  • Board Member Paul Gardner
  • Former Board Member Linda Wurzbach

Walnut Creek

  • Former Mayor Sue McNulty Rainey
  • Former Mayor Charlie Abrams

Other Elected and Appointed Leaders

  • Helen Allen, former Mayor of Concord
  • Tiffany Attwood, Danville Planning Comm
  • Bill Baker, former U.S. Congressman
  • Brigitte Bize, Danville Arts Commissioner
  • Kerri Bock-Willmes, Danville Planning Comm
  • Barbara Cappa, Alamo Police Services Advisory
  • Bob Combs, League of California Cities Board of Directors and Danville Planning Commissioner
  • Michael Cory, Danville Parks Commissioner
  • Tom Del Becarro, Chairman of California  GOP
  • Loucy DeAtley, former Danville Parks Commissioner
  • Patty Dobbin, Heritage Resource Commissioner
  • Kevin Donvan, Danville Parks Commissioner
  • Michael Di Geronimo, former San Ramon Planning Commission Chair
  • Erlene DeMarcus, Former BART director
  • Doug Farry, Danville Heritage Resource Commissioner
  • Mark Graham, Danville Planning Commissioner
  • Lee Halverson, Heritage Resource Commissioner
  • David Harmer, former Candidate for Congress
  • Rosemarie Hardy, Danville Arts Commissioner
  • Lynn Hiden, Lafayette Circulation Commissioner
  • Peggy Hiramine, Danville Parks Commissioner
  • Guy Houston, former Assemblyman and former Mayor of Dublin
  • Jane Joyce, Danville Parks Commissioner
  • Donna Kerger, San Ramon Planning Commissioner
  • Becky Kolberg,  Central Committee Chair GOP
  •  Lynne Leach, former Assemblywoman
  • Roxanne Lindsay, Fire Board Member
  • Judy Lloyd, Presidential appointee, U.S. Dept of Labor & U.S. Dept. of Agriculture
  • Mike Metcalf, Mayor and Council Member Moraga
  • Steve Mick, Alamo Municipal Advisory Council
  • Renee Morgan, Danville Planning Commissioner, Design Review Board Member and Heritage Resource Commissioner
  • Michael Murray, former County Planning Commissioner
  • Steve Nelson, Alamo Police Services Advisory Committee Member
  • Bob Nichols, Danville Planning Commissioner
  • Lyn Overcashier, Danville Planning Commissioner
  • Stewart Proctor, Danville Parks Commissioner
  • Paul Radich, Danville Planning Commissioner
  • Traci Reilly, Lafayette Crime Prevention Commission
  • Susan Ritner, Danville Arts Commissioner
  • Ken Sandy, former Danville Police Chief and former SR Valley Fire Protection District Board Member
  • David “Shoe” Shuey, Council member and former Mayor of Clayton
  • Arne Simonsen, former Antioch Council member and former chair of the Delta Protection Commission
  • Carol Singer, Lafayette Parks,Trails and Recreation Commissioner
  • Matt Stamey, Fire Board Member
  • Hank Stratford, Council member and former Mayor of Clayton
  • Scott Tinetti, Danville Parks Commissioner
  • Alicia Watson, Alamo Improvement Association
  • Jack Weir, Council member of Pleasant Hill
  • Chris Wenzel, former Danville Police Chief
  • Jim Wood, Danville Design Review Board Member
  • Linda Wurzbach, former San Ramon Valley Unified School Board Member
  • Dominque Yancey, San Ramon Parks and Community Services Commission

More Supporters in the Community:

  • Traci Adams
  • Craig Andersen
  • Courtney Andersen
  • Mollie Andersen
  • PJ Andersen
  • Steve Andersen
  • Sue Woodworth Bennett
  • Jan Berckefeldt
  • Rachel Bertha
  • Brian Bertha
  • Bryan Birrell
  • Kara Birrell
  • Marge Blake-Myers
  • Julie Blau
  • Mike Blau
  • James Bradley
  • Linda Brewer
  • Keith and Janet Brimhall
  • David Bromley
  • Debbie Bromley
  • Chuck Brydon
  • MaryAnn Cardona
  • Ann Call
  • Gordon Chong
  • Mike Corrigan
  • Rick Cronk
  • Andrea Dabier
  • Russ Darby
  • Dan Davis
  • Jerry Dees
  • Stephen Dexter
  • Katie Diamond
  • Lawrence Dickinson
  • Thomas Eagen
  • Lynn Eager
  • Tom Eager
  • Chris Edlund
  • Jim Edlund
  • Jim Foot
  • Glenn Forslin
  • Nicole Franz
  • Marilyn Gardner
  • Nancy Garnick
  • Darlene Gayler
  • George Gayler
  • Ella Gower
  • Jim Greenan
  • Nathan Greene
  • Jana Haertl
  • Chad Hales
  • June Hannon
  • Dale Haukland
  •  Joanne Haukland
  • Carol M Hehmeyer
  • Dave Hiden
  • Ben Hill
  • Jim Holmes
  • Rita Holmes
  • Sue Holmes
  • Tom Holmes
  • Clair Hotten
  • Rick Hutchins
  • Belinda Hylinski
  • Gayle Israel
  • Larry Israel
  • Richard Israel
  • Ken Johnson
  • Janet Johnson
  • Clark Jones
  • Isaiah Jones
  • Tamara Jones
  • Phil Kagel
  • Bryant King
  • Debbie Klein
  • Terry Koehne
  • Chuck Lamb
  • Renee Lamb
  • Jim Larson
  • Gayle Larson
  • Kim Lavoie
  • Rob Lavoie
  • Bob Leach
  • Bud Lentz
  • Bob Linscheid
  • Kim Lindeberg
  • Philip Linder
  • Rita Linder
  • Darcy Linn
  • Casey Lively
  • Don Lively
  • Del Loewe
  • Thomas Long
  • Dave Longhurst
  • Ron Lowe
  • Linda Ludlow
  • Ned Ludow
  • Rick Mahan
  • Janet Maiorana
  • Vince Maiorana
  • David Miller
  • Jean Meredith
  • Peter Meredith
  • David McCosker
  • Frank McEneany
  • Eloise McTigue
  • Pamela Montana
  • Linda Murphy
  • Mary Neal
  • Frank Newsom
  • Karina Newsom
  • Dan Noakes
  • Terri O’Connor
  • Dave Orgill
  • Janet Orgill
  • David Pearson
  • Jeanette Pearson
  • Don Peed
  • Pat Peed
  • Larry Pines
  • Randi Pines
  • Teresa Pierce
  • John Quereto
  • Ron Radetich
  • Don Reid
  • Jeanne Reid
  • Jeff Reed
  • Marvin Remmich
  • Susan Remmich
  • Gyre Renwick
  • Gary Riele
  • Roger Riffenburgh
  • Glen Robins
  • Laurie Robins
  • Rosalind Rogoff
  • Bob Sada
  • Linda Sada
  • Sharon Samson
  • Becky Sargent
  • Christine Saunders
  • Fran Schroder
  • Bill Sefton
  • Pam Severson
  • Ralph Severson
  • Christopher Sherry
  • Bob Singer
  • Bradley Smith
  • Scott Sorensen
  • Cathy Strahan
  • Steve Stahle
  • Cathy Straus
  • Dale  Stephens
  • Joanna Stephens
  • Frances Stephenson
  • Steve Stock
  • Tiffany Stock
  • Ed Stokes
  • John Sun
  • David Dedesco
  • Judith Tedesco
  • Dee Thompson
  • Terry Thompson
  • Tom Trowbridge
  • Dana Tsubota
  • Brent Tucker
  • Sandy Varco
  • Kay Wang
  • Walt Welti
  • Lissa Werson
  • John Wintersteen
  • Balaine Wightman
  • Barb Wightman
  • Sandee Wiedemann
  • Esther Wiens
  • Dick Wilcox
  • Lisa Wood
  • Bill Wright
  • Marilyn Wright
  • Rob Wurzbach
  • Carol Yates
  • James Zelnick
  • Melanie Zelnick

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