Endorsements

Endorsers from across Iowa

  • Former Iowa First Lady and Education Advocate Christie Vilsack
  • Congressman Dave Loebsack
  • Congresswoman Abby Finkenauer
  • Former Lieutenant Governor Sally Pederson
  • State Senate Minority Leader Janet Petersen
  • State Senator Zach Wahls
  • State Senator Pam Jochum
  • State Senator Claire Celsi
  • State Senator Jackie Smith
  • State Senator Jim Lykam
  • State Senator Joe Bolkcom
  • State Senator Tony Bisignano
  • State Senator Amanda Ragan
  • State Representative Heather Matson
  • State Representative Marti Anderson
  • State Representative Jo Oldson
  • State Representative Sharon Steckman
  • State Representative Monica Kurth
  • State Representative Mary Mascher
  • State Representative Cindy Winckler
  • State Representative Karin Derry
  • State Representative Bruce Hunter
  • State Representative John Forbes
  • State Representative Bob Kressig
  • State Representative Jennifer Konfrst
  • State Representative Kristin Sunde
  • Cedar Rapids City Councilwoman Ashley Vanorny
  • West Des Moines City Councilwoman Renee Hardman
  • Spencer City Councilwoman Leann Jacobsen
  • Linn Phoenix Club Board member Majda Olson
  • Former State Senator Bob Dvorsky
  • Former State Representative Joe Riding
  • Former State Representative Ro Foege
  • Former Iowa Democratic Party Chair Dr. Andy McGuire
  • Former Iowa Democratic Party Chair Sue Dvorsky
  • Former Iowa Democratic Party Executive Director and Current Chair of IDP Women’s Caucus Jean Hessburg
  • President and CEO of Goodwill of Central Iowa Jackie Norris
  • Former AFSCME Political Director Marcia Nichols
  • Polk County Democrats 2019 Volunteer of the Year Shanda Carstens
  • Iowa Political Leader Brenda Kole
  • Gun Sense Activist Amber Gustafson
  • Former Iowa State Education Association President Tammy Wawro
  • Former Iowa State Senator Jean Lloyd-Jones
  • Past Pottawattamie County Democrats Chair, former State Representative and past Iowa State Education Association President Linda Nelson
  • Polk County Supervisor Tom Hockensmith
  • Polk County Supervisor Angela Connolly
  • Linn County Supervisor Brent Oleson
  • Former Iowa Democratic Party Chair Scott Brennan
  • Former Davenport Mayor Bill Gluba
  • Former Dubuque County Sheriff and U.S. Marshal Ken Runde
  • Des Moines City Councilmember Carl Voss
  • Des Moines Public Schools Board of Directors Chair Kyrstin Delagardelle
  • Coralville Mayor Pro Tem Mitch Gross
  • Former U.S. Attorney for the Southern District of Iowa Roxanne Conlin
  • Former U.S. Attorney for the Northern District of Iowa and Retired Colonel, United State Air Force/Iowa Air National Guard Kevin W. Techau
  • Former U.S. Attorney for the Southern District of Iowa Nick Klinefeldt
  • Iowa Federation of Labor AFL-CIO President Charlie Wishman
  • IDP Central Committee Member and Secretary-Treasurer, Iowa Federation of Labor, AFL-CIO Pete Hird
  • IDP Central Committee Member and Labor Leader Joe Zahorik
  • Clive City Councilmember Susan Judkins
  • West Des Moines School Board Member Liz Brennan
  • Urbandale City Councilmember Matt Blake
  • Former USDA Rural Development State Director Bill Menner
  • Pottawattamie County Democrats Chair and Western Iowa Labor Federation President Scott Punteney
  • O’Brien County Democrats Former Chair Bruce Rohwer
  • Floyd County Democrats Former Chair Jim Davis
  • Dickinson County Summer Sizzler Chair John Adams, Sr.
  • Black Hawk County Democrats Secretary and Labor Activist Jerry Hageman
  • Linn County Democrats Secretary and Educator Bre Oxley
  • Former National Corn Growers Association President Pam Johnson
  • Former Iowa City Mayor Jim Throgmorton
  • Johnston City Councilmember Scott Syroka
  • Scott County Supervisor & 33-year member of IBEW L.U. 143 Brinson Kinzer
  • Des Moines Public Schools Board Member Heather Anderson
  • Former Iowa House Minority Leader David Schrader
  • Ankeny Area Democrats Chair Mary McAdams
  • Former Mitchell County Supervisor Betty McCarthy
  • Former Dallas County Democrats Chair Julie Stewart

Organizations

  • Iowa Federation of Labor, AFL-CIO
  • AFSCME Council 61
  • UFCW Local 431
  • Omaha and SW Iowa Building Trades Council
  • Boilermakers Local 83
  • End Citizens United
  • Democratic Senatorial Campaign Committee
  • EMILY’s List
  • League of Conservation Voters
  • NARAL
  • Midwest Region of the Laborers’ International Union of North America (LiUNA)
  • UA Plumbers and Pipefitters Local 125
  • SMART-Transportation Division (UTU)
  • Iowa’s Ironworkers (Local 89, Local 67, Local 111, Local 577, and Local 21)
  • Teamsters Local 238
  • North Central States’ Regional Council of Carpenters
  • Iowa IBEW State Conference
  • BOLD PAC
  • Brady PAC
  • American Federation of Government Employees
  • Jon “Bowzer” Bauman of Sha Na Na and Social Security Works PAC
  • Former Congresswoman Gabby Giffords and Giffords PAC
  • Tri-City Building and Construction Trades Council
  • Central Iowa Building and Construction Trades Council
  • Iowa State Association of Letter Carriers
  • International Union of Painters and Allied Trades District Council 81
  • Northwest Iowa Building and Construction Trades Council
  • United Steelworkers
  • UA Plumbers Local 16
  • Operative Plasterers’ & Cement Masons’ International Association Local 21