Endorsed November 2020 Election Candidates and Proposition Recommendations

Candidates Endorsed by Solano County Republican Party

United States President

Donald J. Trump, President of the USA - Website

Mike Pence, Vice President of the USA


United States Representative

Tamika Hamilton, 3rd Congressional District - Website - Watch Tamika's Video

Scott Giblin, 5th Congressional District - Website


State Senate

Carlos Santamaria, 3rd District - Website


Member of State Assembly

Matt Nelson, 4th Assembly District - Website

Debra Schwab,  11th Assembly District - Website

Janell Proctor, 14th Assembly District - Website



Steve Bird, Mayor of Dixon - Website

Cornisha Williams-Bailey, Mayor of Vallejo - Website

Jason Diavatis, Mayor of Benicia - Website


City Council

Vernon Williams III, Vallejo City Council District 1 - Website

Delon Jackson - Fairfield District 4 City Council - Website

Don Roos - Rio Vista City Council - Website

Debra King - Rio Vista City Council - Website

Raymond Beaty - Vacaville City Council Dist.6 - Website

Matt Brock- Vacaville City Council Dist.1 - Website

Sherie Mahlberg- Vacaville City Council Dist.5 - Website


Proposition Recommendations by

the Solano County Republican Party

Following are the ballot measures for the November 3, 2020, General Election, and the recommendations:

  • Proposition 14 (Bonds for Stem Cell Research) Vote: NO: More debt to fund stem cell research – Issues $5.5 billion in bonds for state stem cell research institute. Initiative Statute.
  • Proposition 15 (Property Tax Increase) Vote: NO: Split Roll.  Requires commercial and industrial properties to be taxed based on market value despite opposition from county assessors who say it can’t be implemented. Initiative Constitutional Amendment. Visit NoOnProp15.org
  • Proposition 16 (Affirmative Action/Government Preferences) Vote: NO: Reintroduces racial discrimination. – Repeals Proposition 209 (1996), which prohibited the state from considering race, sex, color, ethnicity, or national origin in public employment, education, or contracting. ACA 5, Resolution Chapter 23, Statutes of 2020. Visit StopProp16.org
  • Proposition 17 (Parolee Voting Rights) Vote: NO:Parolee Voting – Gives the right to vote to people convicted of felonies who are on parole. ACA 6, Resolution Chapter 24, Statutes of 2020.
  • Proposition 18 (17-Year-Old Voting)Vote: NO: Lower voting age – Allows 17-year-olds who will be 18 at the time of the next general election to vote in primaries and special elections. ACA 4, Resolution Chapter 30, Statutes of 2020.
  • Proposition 19 (Transfer Property Tax Base) Vote: NO: Property Tax Portability and Transfers – Allows for broader portability of Proposition 13 tax benefits but increases property assessments on certain property following intergenerational transfers where beneficiaries do not reside on the property. ACA 11, Resolution Chapter 31, Statutes of 2020.
  • Proposition 20 (Strengthens Penalties for Violent and Property Crimes--Law Enforcement) Vote: YES: Keep California Safe Act – Reverses excesses of Propositions 47 and 57 which have resulted in an increase in certain crimes.  Restricts parole for certain offenders. Re-authorizes felony sentences for certain offenses currently treated as misdemeanors. Initiative Statute. Visit KeepCalSafe.org
  • Proposition 21 (Rent Control) Vote: NO:Expands local governments’ authority to enact rent control on residential property. Initiative Statute.   
  • Proposition 22 (Gig Worker Classification) Vote: YES: Gig Economy – Considers app-based drivers to be independent contractors and enacts industry-specific labor policies including minimum compensation, health care subsidies and background checks.Initiative Statute. Visit YesOn22.com
  • Proposition 23 (Healthcare: Dialysis Clinics Consent) Vote: NO: Authorizes State Regulation of Kidney Dialysis Clinics. Establishes Minimum Staffing and Other Requirements – Requires physician on-site at dialysis clinics and consent from the state for a clinic to close. Initiative Statute. VisitNoProp23.com
  • Proposition 24 (Consumer Privacy Law) Vote: NO: Establishes new government agency – Expands the provisions of the recently passed California Consumer Privacy Act (CCPA) and creates the California Privacy Protection Agency to implement and enforce the CCPA. Initiative Statute.
  • Proposition 25 (Repeal Money Bail)  Vote: NO to retain the cash bail system: Referendum to overturn a 2018 law that replaced the privately-run cash bail system with a government run risk assessment system for suspects awaiting trial.  Visit StopProp25.com