Previously endorsed* candidates include:

Candidates for Sacramento City Charter Commission:

  • Alan Lafaso
  • David Ruff
  • Melanie Ramil
  • Neil Pople
  • Sarah Moussa
  • Tamie Dramer
  • Tamika L'Ecluse
  • Betty Williams
  • Anna Molander
  • Terry Schanz
  • Heather Fargo
  • Raquel Simental*
  • Shannon McKinley*


  1. If you have a history of political activism on issues regarding women's rights/equity, please describe your most memorable/meaningful experience.
  2. What is your definition of feminism? How does your definition influence your decision making process?
  3. Do you support the Administration's decision to require employer's insurance plans to cover contraception with no co-pays, under health care reform? Do you believe an employer that is not a  religious institution has the right to refuse to cover contraception or any medication or medical procedure for their employees based on their religious or personal beliefs? Why or why not?
  4. What differentiates you from your opponent(s)?
  5. How will you improve our community?
  6. Give us an example of how you would change an existing policy to benefit women.

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