June 29, 2017
Democracy for America today endorsed two progressives running for the House of Representatives against Republicans in 2018. Emilio Huerta is running in California’s 21st District against David Valadao and Laura Moser is running in Texas’ 7th District against John Culberson. The news follows the national progressive organization’s first 2018 challenger endorsement yesterday, of Randy Bryce in his campaign against Paul Ryan in Wisconsin’s…Read More…
June 28, 2017
DFA is First National Multi-Issue Progressive Group to Back the Iron Worker’s Campaign
Democracy for America (DFA) today endorsed ironworker Randy Bryce in his campaign against House Speaker Paul Ryan in Wisconsin’s 1st Congressional District. It is the organization’s first federal challenger endorsement for the 2018 general election. DFA has 41,971 members in Wisconsin and more than one million members nationwide.
DFA Chair Jim Dean…Read More…
June 27, 2017
Today, Democracy for America (DFA) endorsed David Garcia and January Contreras in their respective bids for Governor and Attorney General of Arizona. Democracy for America is a million-member national progressive organization whose members contributed more than $1.8 million to Bernie Sanders 2016 presidential campaign. The organization has 37,728 members in Arizona. Yesterday, DFA backed Congressman Ruben Gallego (AZ-07), the…Read More…
June 26, 2017
Democracy for America today endorsed Rep. Ruben Gallego in his re-election campaign to continue representing Arizona’s 7th Congressional District. Rep. Gallego is the first incumbent house member endorsed by the million member progressive grassroots PAC this election cycle.
Democracy for America Chair Jim Dean on the endorsement:
“In the early days following Donald Trump’s election, a lot of Democrats hemmed and hawed about working…Read More…
June 23, 2017
Today, Democracy for America (DFA) endorsed community advocate Wendy Carrillo in the special election for California State Assembly District 51, a seat currently held by Assemblyman Jimmy Gomez, who won election to Congress. DFA is a million-member national progressive organization that raised $1.8 million for Bernie Sanders’ 2016 Presidential Campaign. DFA has 278,352 members in California.
Democracy for America Chair Jim Dean on the…Read More…
June 20, 2017
Democracy for America Chair Jim Dean on the Democratic candidate Jon Ossoff’s loss over Republican Karen Handel in the special election of Georgia’s 6th Congressional District:
“Tonight’s result is disheartening to everyone who volunteered to help put another Democrat in Congress. The unforced errors by the party leadership and the campaign present an important learning opportunity for everyone who wants to kick Republicans out of power…Read More…
June 13, 2017
Democracy for America celebrated Justin Fairfax’s win tonight in Virginia’s Democratic Primary for Lieutenant Governor. The national progressive organization endorsed Fairfax in March, and has 40,265 members across the state of Virginia.
“As we congratulate Justin Fairfax on his hard-fought victory tonight, we also want to make it clear that our members are ready to pour their hearts into making sure he wins the general election. It has…Read More…
June 12, 2017
Democracy for America today endorsed Andrew Gillum in his campaign for Governor of Florida. The million-member national progressive organization, which raised $1.8 million for Bernie Sanders 2016 Presidential Campaign, has 97,508 members in Florida committed to taking on income inequality, money in politics, and structural racism.
Democracy for America Chair Jim Dean on the endorsement:
“Now more than ever, Floridians need a Governor…Read More…
June 9, 2017
Democracy for America reiterated its call for Congress to impeach Donald Trump following former FBI Director James Comey’s testimony before the Senate Intelligence Committee yesterday.
“Jim Comey left no doubt in his sworn testimony that Donald Trump abused the power of his office in demanding the FBI Director’s loyalty and asking him to end the criminal investigation into former National Security Advisor Michael Flynn. Comey’s…Read More…
June 7, 2017
Democracy for America celebrated the victory of Assemblymember Jimmy Gomez in the special election for California’s 34th Congressional District. The progressive organization endorsed Gomez in April, and it’s members made more than 15,000 calls for Gomez in the past week alone.
Democracy for America Senior Electoral Campaign Manager Alejandro Chavez on the victory:
“Tonight, the Latino community stood up to Donald Trump by electing a…Read More…
June 3, 2017
Stacey Abrams launches her campaign for Governor of Georgia today with the backing of progressive grassroots organization Democracy for America and its more than one million members nationwide. Two weeks ago, DFA began mobilizing its members to support Abrams if she decided to run, resulting in more than 3,000 people committed to doing their part to help her win from day one of her campaign.
“From California to Maine and all across the…Read More…
May 31, 2017
Ben Jealous Launches Gubernatorial Campaign with Grassroots Army at the Ready
More than 3,400 DFA Members Have Pledged to Help Jealous Win
As Ben Jealous launches his campaign for Governor of Maryland today, he does so with the support of Democracy for America’s million members - with more than 3,400 grassroots activists and donors who have already committed to work for his successful election from day one. The supporters are members…Read More…
May 26, 2017
Democracy for America today endorsed multiple Central New Jersey progressives, including candidates for State Senate, Assembly, and County Freeholder. The national progressive organization has 45,306 members in New Jersey.
Democracy for America Chair Jim Dean on the endorsements:
“The elections in New Jersey this year are an exciting opportunity to build more progressive power in the state. Some of these candidates have earned the…Read More…
May 26, 2017
Democracy for America Executive Director Charles Chamberlain on Democrat Rob Quist’s narrow loss over billionaire Greg Gianforte:
“Once again, Republicans were willing to pull out all the stops to eke out a narrow win for another billionaire candidate, pouring millions more than Democrats into a race in a district that Donald Trump won by more than 20 points. Rob Quist’s campaign outperformed the last Democratic candidate by…Read More…
May 23, 2017
DFA Calls on Gianforte to Apologize and Clarify Views on White Nationalists He Has a Track Record of Supporting
Also calls on National Republican Congressional Committee to Withhold Support
Following the reports that Montana Republican Congressional Candidate Greg Gianforte has repeatedly supported multiple white nationalist candidates, Democracy for America executive Director Charles Chamberlain called on him to apologize and clarify…Read More…