Lori Saldaña rated 100% Pro-Planned Parenthood based upon a shared commitment to women’s reproductive health by the Planned Parenthood Action Fund of the Pacific Southwest


Lori Saldaña Earns Major Labor Endorsement
Based on Record of 100% Support of Unions, Working Families

Former Democratic Assemblywoman Lori Saldaña has been endorsed by the San Diego Working Families Council (WorkingFamiliesCouncil.org) representing thousands of San Diego workers who are members of:

  • SEIU 221 (Service Employees International Union)
  • ATU 1309 (Amalgamated Transit Union)
  • LiUNA Local 89 (Laborers international Union of North America)
  • OPEIU Local 30 (Office and Professional Employees International Union)
  • Teamsters Local 542
  • UFCW 135 (United Food and Commercial Workers)In a statement endorsing seventeen candidates in seventeen San Diego area elections, Dale Kelly Bankhead, Working Families Council Secretary-Treasurer and CEO, said, “SDWFC endorses candidates who have demonstrated that the interests of working families are a top priority for them.” And, “That is certainly the case for Lori Saldana, who, unlike any of her competitors, has a solid record of voting to support working people. And as someone who stood up to the NRA, we know Lori has the courage of her convictions.”Saldaña represented San Diego in the California State Assembly for three full terms building a profound record of progressive and fearless leadership, advancing to become a Democratic leader as Speaker Pro Tempore, and recognized for her leadership on women’s issues as Chair of the bi-partisan California Legislative Women’s Caucus.“I am honored to have the support of the San Diego Working Families Council and I am proud of my record on policies that benefit working families,” Saldaña said. Assemblywoman Saldaña earned a 100% rating of support for Labor and related issues affecting California union workers. “It takes commitment and integrity to build a solid record and a strong reputation in the Capitol. I am as proud of my 100% record of support for workers as I am proud of my record of 100% for environmental protection, of being honored as ‘Legislator of the Year’ by California Veterans, and my endorsement by the Brady Campaign to Prevent Gun Violence for taking on the NRA.”


Endorsements from women who have worked to improve housing, healthcare, worker’s rights, education, immigration, and social justice and opportunity for many in California:

  • Dolores Huerta, co-founder of the United Farm Workers
  • Delaine Eastin, Former Superintendent of Public Instruction, current candidate for Governor
  • Kimberley Beatty, School Board member, Poway Unified School District
  • Deborah Szekely, Founder of Rancho La Puerta and the New Americans Museum in Liberty Station
  • Olivia Puente-Reynolds, former Chairwoman of the San Diego County Commission on the Status of Women and Girls
  • Estela de los Rios, Executive Director of Center for Social Advocates (CSA) of San Diego County