Assembly District 19 Candidates
District 1 Supervisor Connie Chan was elected in 2020 and currently serves as chair of the Budget Committee. She immigrated to San Francisco at 13 with her mom and younger brother. After graduating from Galileo High School and UC Davis, she works to ensure the opportunities that San Francisco has given her are available for all.
Greg is a 21 year card-carrying union member with IUEC Local 8, labor leader, and a lifelong Democrat. He has knocked on countless doors, phone banked weeks on end, organized worksite visits and recruited numerous members and activists to get out and vote for candidates that will give a voice to all working people.
Leah ignited her activism even before she could vote, rallying for Obama in 2008. As SF Youth Commission Chair, she championed Free Muni For Youth and homelessness initiatives. Leah advocates fiercely for the inclusion of more youth voices in the Democratic Party, and building a pipeline of leadership and mentorship.
Our elected Public Defender, Mano’s pursuit of justice is deeply rooted in his immigrant heritage and understanding of social inequalities. He's earned many accolades and awards for his contributions to client-centered public defense and has strategically developed ground-breaking initiatives in leading what many consider the best Public Defender Office in the country. He stands as a voice against inequities in the criminal legal system, advocating for fairness and equality for all.
Queena is a 1st generation Chinese American, growing up in a working-class immigrant family here in SF. She has been a staunch advocate for transit equity and pedestrian safety, co-chairing the Chinatown Transportation Research and Improvement Project and a member of the SFMTA's Citizen Advisory Committee.
Frances has been a labor organizer for over 20 years, serving as an officer with IFPTE Local 21, and SF Labor Council member. She’s been a champion for women, working for NARAL Pro-Choice California. She has been a dedicated advocate for the Asian American community, fighting for leadership opportunities for Asian American government employees.
Sandra Lee Fewer
Sandra is a fourth generation Chinese American San Franciscan. As a past PTA President for 12 terms and former Board of Education Commissioner, she is a tireless advocate for public education. As D1 Supervisor, she worked hard to keep the Richmond diverse, affordable and safe for seniors, tenants and small businesses.
Natalie has over 20 years of community organizing and policy development experience. As Chief of Staff in District 10 she has championed legislation on language access, worker rights, and cultural preservation. She's an active member of IFPTE Local 21 and APALA. Fluent in Cantonese and Mandarin, she's a dedicated photographer and Pokémon GO enthusiast.
Hene is a political activist known for leading demonstrations on Social Security, Medicare for All, and labor rights. A retired SF public school teacher, she got involved in the Civil Rights Movement. She's been a dedicated union member and served as SF Labor Council Sergeant at Arms. She holds leadership roles in retiree organizations, notably as Legislative Director for CARA.
Sunset resident and former District 4 Supervisor Gordon Mar has been a champion for progressive social change. He has a background in labor and community organizing, fighting for public schools, teachers, families, and seniors. He has worked with Jobs with Justice and the Chinese Progressive Association, and currently works for the National Union of Healthcare Workers.