15th Senate District Race: Are You Influenced by Candidate Endorsements?

Contest between Jim Beall Jr. and Joe Coto will be decided today. Here are the candidates' endorsements.

There are many factors that voters take into consideration when casting their ballots for their favorites candidates. Are endorsements one of them?

In the State Senate race for District 15, which encompasses all of Campbell, Los Gatos, Cupertino and Saratoga and parts of San Jose, incumbent Jim Beall Jr. goes up against former State Assemblyman Joe Coto.

Bellow are a few locals that have endorsed these Democratic candidates.

Endorsing Jim Beall Jr., 60

  • Campbell Mayor Mike Kotowski
  • Campbell Councilman Jason Baker
  • Campbell Counilman Jeff Cristina
  • Campbell Councilman Rich Waterman
  • Former Campbell Councilman Dan Furtado
  • Former Campbell Councilwoman Jane Kennedy
  • Campbell Union School District Board Member Danielle Cohen
  • Campbell Union School District Board Member Leah Read
  • Campbell Union High School District Board Member Royce Peterson
  • Former Campbell Union School District Superintendant Johanna Vander Molen
  • Cupertino City Councilman Orrin Mahoney
  • Former Cupertino City Councilman Kris Wang
  • Cupertino Union High School District Superintendent Phil Quon
  • Foothill-DeAnza Community College District Board of Trustee Pearl Cheng
  • Los Gatos Councilman Joe Pirzynski
  • Los Gatos-Saratoga Joint Union High School District Board Member Cynthia Chang

Endorsing Joe Coto, 72

  • Campbell Vice Mayor Evan Low
  • Cupertino Councilman Gilbert Wong
  • Former Cupertino Mayor Dolly Sandoval
  • Former Los Gatos High School Principal Trudy McCullough


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