2022 General Election Rundown

Though not all of our preferred candidates made it across the finish line, we are confident in facilitating lasting positive working relationships with every elected official in the State Capitol. Take a closer look at each of the races PIFPAC was engaged in below.

PIFPAC Win – SD 4 – Amador County

PIFC supported charter school advocate Marie Alvarado-Gil who ran against labor leader Tim Robertson in the general election.

PIFPAC Win – SD 6 – Sacramento and Placer Counties

PIFC endorsed Roger Niello, who formerly served in the State Assembly and was an advocate for small business. He was running against Democrat Paula Villescaz.

SD 10 – Santa Clara County

PIFC supported Fremont Mayor Lily Mei early, who ran against Hayward City Council member Aisha Wahab in the general election. Wahab was the victorious candidate.

PIFPAC Win – SD 18 – Imperial Riverside + San Bernardino + San Diego Counites

PIFC endorsed former Chula Vista City Councilmember Steve Padilla who ran against Alejandro Galicia in the general election.

SD 20 – Los Angeles County

PIFC endorsed Daniel Hertzberg, who ran against local non-profit leader Caroline Menjivar in the general election. Menjivar was the victorious candidate.

SD 38 – San Diego County

PIFC supported business owner Matt Gunderson, who ran against Encinitas Mayor Catherine Blakespear in the general election. Blakespear was the victorious candidate.

PIFPAC Win – AD 5 – Placer County

PIFC supported Rocklin City Councilmember Joe Patterson, who ran against Jason Paletta in the general election.

AD 7 – Sacramento County

PIFC supported incumbent Ken Cooley, who ran against Folsom-Cordova USD school board member Josh Hoover in the general election. Hoover was the victorious candidate.

AD 10 – Sacramento County

PIFC endorsed Sacramento City Councilmember Eric Guerra, who ran against Elk Grove City Councilmember Stephanie Nguyen in the general election. Nguyen was the victorious candidate.

PIFFPAC Win – AD 17 – San Fransisco County

PIFC endorsed former San Francisco Board of Supervisors member Matt Haney, who ran against former Supervisor David Campos in the general election.

AD 20 – Alameda County

PIFC supported former Dublin Vice Mayor Shawn Kumagai, who ran against labor leader Liz Ortega in the general election. Ortega was the victorious candidate.

PIFPAC Win – AD 21 – San Mateo County

PIFC supported San Mateo City Councilmember Diane Papan, who ran against Redwood City Mayor Giselle Hale in the general election.

PIFPAC Win – AD 22 – Merced County

PIFC supported Stanislaus County Sheriff Juan Alanis, who ran against public defender Jessica Self in the general election.

PIFPAC Win – AD 39 – Los Angeles + San Bernardino Counties 

PIFC supported Palmdale City Councilmember Juan Carrillo, who ran against former Assemblymember Steve Fox in the general election.

AD 40 – Los Angeles County

PIFC supported incumbent Suzette Valladares, who ran against labor ally Pilar Schiavo. Schiavo was the victorious candidate.

PIFPAC Win – AD 51 – Los Angeles County

PIFC endorsed former executive director of Equality California Rick Zbur, who ran against Central Hollywood neighborhood council member Louis Abramson.

PIFPAC Win – AD 61 – Los Angeles County

PIFC endorsed L.A. Voice-PICO civic engagement director Tina McKinnor, who ran against Hawthorne City Councilmember Robert Pullen-Miles. Mckinnor came in first in two special elections, leaving an easy pathway to win her first full term beginning in January.

PIFPAC Win – AD 63 – Riverside County

PIFC endorsed former federal prosecutor Bill Essayli, who ran against Eastvale Mayor Clint Lorimore.

PIFPAC Win – AD 64 – Orange + Los Angeles Counties

PIFC endorsed Mayor of Downey Blanca Pacheco, who ran against Norwalk-La Mirada School Board member Rob Cancio in the general election.

PIFPAC Win – AD 68 – Orange County

PIFC endorsed former Anaheim City Council member Avelino Valencia, who ran against business owner Mike Tardif in the general election. Valencia also served as former Assemblymember Tom Daly’s district director.

PIFPAC Win – AD 69 – Los Angeles County

PIFC supported business owner Josh Lowenthal, who ran against Long Beach City Councilmember Al Austin in the general election.

AD 71 – Orange and Riverside Counties

PIFC endorsed Temecula Mayor Matt Rahn, who ran against executive director for California Women’s Leadership Association Kate Sanchez in the general election. Sanchez was the victorious candidate.

PIFPAC Win – AD 72 – Orange County

PIFC endorsed Newport Beach city councilmember Diane Dixon, who ran against animal rights activist Judie Mancuso in the general election.

PIFPAC Win – AD 80 – San Diego County

PIFPAC supported former San Diego city councilmember David Alvarez, who ran against former San Diego city councilmember Georgette Gomez in the general election.

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