Endorsements Category: 2018

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Steve Sisolak

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 […]

Gretchen Whitmer and Garlin Gilchrist

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. […]

Diana Becton

Diana Becton is the first woman and the first Black DA of Contra Costa County. She previously served as a Superior Court Judge in Contra Costa County for over 20 years. Becton is committed to putting an end to racial disparities in the criminal justice system. In order to decrease implicit bias, Becton has proposed “blinding” […]

Geneviéve Jones-Wright

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 […]

Ben Jealous

Ben Jealous (D) is the former National President and CEO of the NAACP. Ben Jealous has a history of civil rights leadership. Jealous has worked with governors to develop plans to help end mass incarceration, helped stop Mississippi’s governor from turning a public HBCU into a prison, and advanced efforts to abolish the death penalty in Maryland. Ben […]

Robert Langford

Robert Langford is a criminal defense attorney who is running on a progressive platform. He is passionate about criminal justice reform in general and bail reform in particular. Langford has vowed to completely eliminate the use of money bail in Clark County. He is also committed to removing employment barriers for people with non-violent convictions […]

Jason Anderson

Jason Anderson worked in the District Attorney’s office for 17 years before starting his own practice in 2014. Anderson supports the creation of a community commission that will review the performance of the District Attorney’s office and keep the office accountable to the residents of San Bernardino County. He also supports the expansion of alternative sentencing options […]