Bay Area Progressive Voter Guide 2024

Discover endorsed candidates and measures that align with our values of racial, economic, and environmental justice. Be a voter who supports our working-class, immigrant, communities of color in the Bay Area and across California.

Enter your voting address below to see our endorsements on Ballotready.

Are you in San Francisco or Oakland? Check out our Rising’s endorsements across the bay, click below!

Our voter guide looks a little different this time around, and we think you’ll like it.

Here’s what you can expect from our comprehensive voter guide powered by BallotReady:

💡 Personalized Info: Enter your address above to access customized information tailored to your specific ballot, including local races and measures. Save your choices for easy reference at the polls or when filling out your ballot.

🌐 Multilingual: As always, our voter guide is accessible in English, Spanish, and Chinese. Once you put your address in scroll to the bottom of the page to change the language.

🔍 Candidate Profiles: Learn about endorsed candidates at the local, state, and federal levels. Explore their backgrounds, platforms, and endorsements.

📋 Ballot Measures: Understand the ballot measures on your ballot, including summaries, analyses, and pro/con arguments.

💬 Voter Resources: Find everything you need to know about voting in your area by March 5, including registration deadlines and links, polling locations, and more.

Exercising our power in our communities, in our workplaces, and on our ballots, we can demand the government action we need, elect real leaders who will govern with us, and create a better future for all. Voting is a critical part of bringing our values to life.

Don’t miss out on the opportunity to be a voter in this election and make decisions on the issues that impact our communities. 

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Are You Thinking About Running for Office? Questions to Consider

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If you’re considering running for office, it’s essential to take the time to assess your readiness and evaluate your motivations. Answerin…

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