Endorsements

In my 2012 Campaign for re-election as State Representative I am proud to have earned the endorsements of the following organizations and individuals:

American Federation of State, County and Municipal Employees (AFSME) Council 72

Carpenters’ District Council of Greater St. Louis and Vicinity

Communications Workers of America (CWA) Local 6355

House Democratic Campaign Committee (HDCC) – dedicated to electing Democrats to the Missouri State House

International Union of Painters and Allied Trades (IUPAT) District Council 2

Maryland Heights Township Democratic Club

Missouri National Education Association (MNEA) – working to promote, advance and protect public education and to advocate for the rights and interests of students and members

Missouri ProVote - dedicated to progressive candidates and issues

MOLLI’s List – working to increase the number of progressive Democratic women in the state legislature and state-wide offices

Missouri Nurses Association (MONA) PAC – representing the interests of nurses in Missouri by dealing with issues of workplace rights, adequate staffing, patient advocacy, access to health care and nursing education

NARAL Pro-Choice Missouri – the state’s largest grassroots pro-choice organization, working to protect choice for over 40 years

North County Labor Legislative Club

Planned Parenthood VOTES – St. Louis – the political arm of Planned Parenthood of the St. Louis Region

PROMO PAC – Missouri’s statewide organization advocating for lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender equality

Sierra Club – the Missouri chapter of the nation’s premier conservation and environmental advocacy organization

Teamsters Joint Council 13

Women’s Campaign Fund – a national, non-partisan organization dedicated to helping elect women who support reproductive health choices for all

Young Democrats of Greater St. Louis – committed to empowering a new generation and electing Democratic leaders at all levels of government

State Representative Mary Nichols

State Representative Jill Schupp


In the 2011 Special Election for State Representative, I was proud to have been endorsed by the following organizations and individuals:

Missouri National Education Association (MNEA) – whose mission is to serve as the united voice to promote, advance and protect public education and to advocate for the rights and interests of students and our members.

Missouri Votes Conservation – a non-partisan statewide organization that advocates for pro-environment legislation

Missouri Women’s Leadership Coalition – working towards increasing the number of progressive Missouri women elected at all levels of government in our state — especially the state legislature.

MOLLI’s List – working to increase the number of progressive Democratic women in the state legislature and state-wide offices

NARAL Pro-Choice Missouri – the state’s largest grassroots pro-choice organization, working to protect choice for over 40 years

Planned Parenthood VOTES St. Louis – the political arm of Planned Parenthood of the St. Louis Region

PROMO PAC – Missouri’s statewide organization advocating for lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender equality

Women’s Political Caucus of Metro St. Louis – a multipartisan, multicultural, grassroots organization dedicated to increasing women’s participation in politics and helping to achieve equality for all women

State Representatives:
Rep. Tishaura Jones, Assistant Democratic Minority Leader
Rep. Jeanne Kirkton
Rep. Margo McNeil
Rep. Genise Montecillo
Rep. Jeanette Mott-Oxford
Rep. Stacey Newman, Progressive Caucus Chair
Rep. Mary Still

Former office holders with whom I have worked on issues of importance across Missouri:
Bob Holden, former Democratic Governor
Bekki Cook, former Democratic Secretary of State
Nancy Farmer, former Democratic State Treasurer
Joan Bray, former Democratic State Senator
Wayne Goode, former Democratic State Senator
Barbara Fraser, former 83rd District Democratic State Representative & former Chair, St. Louis County Council
Nancy Copenhaver, former State Representative
Jo Ann Karll, former State Representative
Hope Whitehead, former State Representative

Please check back later for 2014 endorsements