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SMRR 2022 Endorsements

City Council:

  • Ellis Raskin
  • Caroline Torosis
  • Jesse Zwick

Rent Control Board:

  • Daniel Ivanov
  • Ericka Lesley
  • Kurt Gonska

SMMUSD School Board:

  • Richard Tahvildaran-Jesswein
  • Alicia Mignano
  • Laurie Lieberman

Santa Monica College Board of Trustees:

  • Sion Roy
  • Tom Peters
  • Barry Snell
  • Nancy Greenstein

State Assembly:

  • Rick Chavez Zbur

L.A. County Supervisor:

  • Lindsey Horvath

Local Ballot Measures:

  • YES on Measure RC: To reduce this year’s 6% rent adjustment to ensure an average of 3% for the year & caps future annual rent adjustments at 3%
  • YES on Measure GS: To increase the tax on sale of luxury real estate to fund local schools, support low-income seniors, and build affordable housing
  • NO on Measure DT: A measure whose real, but secret, purpose is to create a “poison pill” to defeat Measure GS
  • YES on Measure EM: To give the Santa Monica Rent Control Board authority to reduce rents in a declared emergency
  • YES on Measure SMC: To support an SMC bond measure to replace obsolete buildings, modernize classroom technologies, & create affordable student housing

State Ballot Measure:

  • YES on CA Prop 30: To increase a tax on millionaires to fund accelerated implementation of Zero Emission transportation in CA and prevention of wildfires

SMRR friends and members: We appreciate your ongoing support and look forward to seeing you at future meetings. If you have already paid your 2022 dues for the year, please consider making a contribution to help elect our endorsed candidates who reflect a commitment to progressive local government and who support renters’ rights in Santa Monica. Visit to make a contribution today. 

At a time when some SM City Councilmembers and candidates are attacking our rent control law, it is more vital than ever that rent control supporters stand together.

Thank you for your support.

The SMRR Team

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