Caroline Bañuelos * Lisa Bennett * Connie Barker * Ruth Carter * Elizabeth Escalante * Samantha Ramirez * Carey Caccavo Wheaton

Omar Figueroa * Daniel Levy * Perry Lloyd * Mark Malouf * Ralph Miller * Norman Solomon * Jerry Threet

     Caroline Bañuelos, Sonoma


  • President , Sonoma County Latino Democratic Club
  • Chair, Sonoma County Community and Local Law Enforcement Task Force
  • Former elected member, Sonoma Democ. Cent Comm
  • Former E Board Representative
  • Former Elected 10th Assembly District Delegate







     Lisa Bennett, Marin

      Video Statement

  • Co-Chair, ICE Out of Marin
  • Elected ADEM delegate, 2018
  • Board member, MultiCultural Ctr of Marin
  • Trustee-elect, Sausalito Marin City School Dist.
  • Core Group member,SURJ Marin
  • Member, Democratic Central Committee Marin
  • Founder,Indivisible Sausalito
  • Chapter Board Member, ACLU Marin


   Connie Barker, Marin


  • Officer, CADEM Disabilities Caucus
  • Political Coordinator, People w/Disabilities Caucus, SEIU International
  • EBoard and Disabilities Caucus, SEIU 2015
  • Essential Worker (Homecare Provider) IHSS, Marin County
  • 15 Year Member and Past President, Health Council of Marin
  • (Board of Supervisors Health Advisory Council)
  • former VP, Ecology House Inc (Very Low Income Disabled Housing, San Rafael)
  • former Delegate, Northbay Labor Council (SEIU UHW)


     Ruth Carter, Marin

      Video Statement

  • Chair, California Democratic Party (CDP) Senior Caucus
  • Treasurer/Planning Team, Health Care for All - Marin
  • Co-Chair, California Alliance for Retired Americans (CARA) - Marin
  • Executive Board Member, Marin Democratic Central Committee
  • Co-founder, Sanctuary Marin
  • Treasurer, PDFA – Marin
  • Member, PNHP


     Elizabeth Escalante, M.Ed., Sonoma


  • Active in local politics throughout her time living in the North Bay since 2007.
  • Sonoma County's Democratic Party Central Committee, 2nd Supervisorial District
  • President of the Wine Country Young Democrats.
  • Commissioner on Sonoma County's Commission of Human Rights.
  • Middle school special education teacher in Petaluma.
  • Passions include providing more equitable access for all students, social justice, BIPOC and Asian American Pacific Islander leadership, and the integrity of human rights.



     Samantha Ramirez, Marin

       Video Statement

  • Bilingual (english/spanish)
  • Daughter of immigrants from Central America
  • Former candidate for San Rafael School Board, Trustee Area 1 in 2020
  • Member of the Youth and Parent Council- Marin Promise Partnership 2020 
  • Educator for 13 years, specializing in youth development and family engagement
  • BA in Social Work, San Francisco State University 2012
  • First Generation College Grad!
  • Activist for social and racial justice, immigrant rights, education and liberation from all oppression
  • Occupation: Senior Program Coordinator- Youth Leadership Institute


     Carey Caccavo Wheaton, MSW, Sonoma

      Video Statement

  • Two-term Elected AD10 Delegate since January 2017
  • Member of Progressive, Environmental, Senior, Women's Caucuses
  • Reclaim Our Vote national/regional leader since 2018
  • Phone bank/postcard host 2002-present: MoveOn, Dems, Bernie, ROV
  • Co-author of grassroots Progressive Democratic ballot guides
  • Member Santa Rosa Democratic Club
  • Singer in resistance themed band supporting Sonoma County Dems
  • Writer and voiceover artist, Reclaim Our Vote training videos
  • Creator of Early Voting Jingle

     Omar Figueroa, Sonoma

      Video Statement

  • Freedom defense lawyer with decades of pro bono service defending activists facing criminal prosecution
  • Volunteer Board Member, ACLU of Sonoma County
  • Author of California Cannabis Laws and Regulations 2020.
  • Criminal justice reform advocate with a deep understanding of how the system works in AD10.


     Daniel Forest Levy, Marin

      Video Statement

  • Doctoral Candidate in Clinical Psychology
  • Pro-Labor and Mental Health Advocate and Activist
  • Background of research in Suicide Prevention
  • Former EMT of 6 years in Sonoma and Marin County
  • Running to modernize the leadership in the Democratic Party

     Perry Lloyd, Marin

      Video Statement

  • Two-term Elected AD10 Delegate since January 2017 
  • Activist for Medicare for All, Climate Preservation and Repair and Social Justice
  • Member of Progressive, Environmental and Senior Caucuses
  • Former Fellow at Redefining Progress
  • Former Treasurer at the Pacific Forest Trust 

     Mark Malouf, Sonoma

      Video Statement

  • Union organizer at International Brotherhood of Teamsters
  • Two-time Bernie Sanders Delegate to the DNC
  • Former opposition researcher at CA Democratic Party
  • Former Club President, Students for Bernie Sanders 2016
  • Former Sonoma County Democratic Party Central Comm. Member

     Ralph Miller, Marin

      Video Statement

  • AD10 Executive-Board Representative
  • Chair, 10th Assembly District Democrats
  • Member, CDP Rules Committee
  • Treasurer, CDP Senior Caucus
  • Past Officer, CDP Progressive Caucus


     Norman Solomon, Marin


  • Elected as a Bernie Sanders delegate to the 2016 and 2020 DNCs
  • Co-Founder & National Director of the progressive online activist group
  • Executive Director of the Institute for Public Accuracy
  • Currently an elected delegate to the CA Democratic Party
  • Author of a dozen books include "War Made Easy: How Presidents and Pundits Keep Spinning Us to Death."
  • Political wirter published in Common Dreams, Salon and other media outlets


     Jerry Threet, Sonoma


  • Founding Director (retired), Sonoma County Independent Office of Law Enforcement Review & Outreach (IOLERO)
  • Independent Attorney/Counsultant - Community Oversight of Police and Correctional Agencies
  • Former SF Deputy City Attorney
  • Former Contract Attorney, working for then US Attorney Robert Mueller, N.D. Cal.
  • Former Litigation Attorney, US Dept. of Justice
  • Chair Sonoma County Commission on Human Rights
  • Former President, Harvey Milk LGBTQ Democratic Club
  • First generation college grad., raised in poor working class family in SE Texas
  • Core focus: Police Accountability issues; Climate Change, Environmental Sustainability and Local Self-Sufficiency