Who am I?

Bruce Braley

Why am I running?

I am running for US Senate to keep fighting for the middle class, because that’s where I come from. I’ll keep working to create jobs, help small businesses succeed, raise the minimum wage, and protect Social Security and Medicare.

I live in Waterloo with my wife Carolyn, where she works as a social studies teacher at Waterloo West High School. We have three grown children – Lisa, David, and Paul – all living in Iowa.

My Goals


My DFA Values


My Campaign is People Powered!

signed up over 3000 volunteers across the state who are organizing, knocking doors, making phone calls. I know first hand the power of grassroots organizing and the difference that can make in winning or losing an election.

Voice support

About the Endorsement Process

The driving force behind all DFA endorsements is our members. We recognize that all politics is local and that what is considered progressive in Los Angeles may be very different from what's considered progressive in Louisville. For this reason, DFA does not have a litmus test of specific progressive positions for which a candidate must stand. Our endorsement is heavily weighted based on these questions:

• Will the candidate move the progressive movement forward in their community?
• Does the candidate have substantial support from our local members?
• Do the candidate's positions and policies fit into the broader progressive movement?
• Is the campaign people-powered and the candidate working to win?

If you have questions, or want to let us know about a candidate in your neighborhood, please call us at (802) 651-3200 or email us at [email protected] .

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