Our Endorsements

Color Of Change PAC candidates have placed criminal justice reform on the ballot and seek to make real lasting change for Black people.

2018

Faris Dixon

District Attorney of Pitt County

It’s time to fix Pitt County’s racist criminal justice system! Black people, who make up only 35.5 percent1 of Pitt County’s population, made up 79.7 percent of the people in jail in 2014. District Attorneys have the power to decide who gets prosecuted and the severity of each prosecution. That’s why voting in local elections […]

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Steve Sisolak

Governor of Nevada

Steve Sisolak (D) has: Served on the Nevada Board of Regents for 10 years Fought for Nevadans wrongfully charged out-of-state tuition Advocated for an increased funding for education Helped recruit a new solar company to Nevada Steve Sisolak (D) wants to: Invest in public schools, increase teacher salaries, and lower classroom sizes Invest in clean […]

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Gretchen Whitmer and Garlin Gilchrist

Governor and Lt. Governor for Michigan

These Color Of Change PAC-endorsed candidates are committed to making life better for all residents of Michigan.  Gretchen Whitmer, Candidate for Governor AND Garlin Gilchrist, Candidate for Lieutenant Governor Whitmer and Gilchrist support expanding healthcare coverage and lowering costs, defending reproductive rights, and “Ban the Box,” which will prevent employers from discriminating against formerly incarcerated people. […]

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Andrew Gillum

Governor of Florida

Andrew Gillum (D) is the Mayor of Tallahassee. He was born in Miami Dade County, and he served on the Tallahassee City Commission before being elected mayor.  He is currently running for Governor of Florida. He’s the only candidate who is not a self-financed millionaire or billionaire. Andrew Gillum has a history of progressive leadership. […]

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Ilhan Omar

Candidate for U.S. Representative of CD5

These Color Of Change PAC-endorsed candidates are committed to making life better for all Minnesotans Erin Murphy, Candidate for Governor AND Erin Maye-Quade, Candidate for Lieutenant Governor Erin Murphy is the former Majority Leader of the Minnesota House of Representatives. She is a registered nurse, and the former Executive Director of the Minnesota Nurses Association. […]

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Wesley Bell

St. Louis County Prosecuting Attorney

Wesley Bell is a Ferguson city councilman and a former municipal court prosecutor. After his election, Councilman Bell worked directly with the Department of Justice on community policing and court reform initiatives for the city of Ferguson. Bell is running on a progressive platform that, among other things, focuses on ending mass incarceration. Bell has […]

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Geneviéve Jones-Wright

San Diego County District Attorney

Geneviéve Jones-Wright has been a public defender since 2006, and she is running on a progressive, reform agenda. She believes that private prisons are bad for justice and the economy. She is committed to reducing racial disparities in the criminal justice system, and she has vowed to increase transparency within the DA’s office. Jones-Wright knows that […]

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