Tag: endorsements

  • State education officials issued the most school board endorsements in 2023

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    In July and August 2022, Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis (R) and his opponent in that year’s gubernatorial election, Charlie Crist (D), both endorsed school board slates of candidates.  NBC News’ Tyler Kincade wrote, “It was unusual to see a sitting governor wade into what are official nonpartisan races that historically have been overlooked by big…

  • President Joe Biden issues first endorsement in the 2023 cycle

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    President Joe Biden (D) endorsed Heather Boyd (D) in a special state legislative election in Pennsylvania on May 15, his first endorsement in the 2023 election cycle. Boyd is running against Katie Ford (R) and Alfe Goodwin (L) to fill a vacancy left in House District 163 following state Rep. Michael Zabel’s (D) resignation on…

  • Trump endorses in Penn. Senate primary for second time; former administration official endorsements are split

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    Seven candidates are running in the Republican primary election for U.S. Senator from Pennsylvania on May 17, 2022. Senator Pat Toomey (R) is not running for re-election. The candidates who performed best in recent polling and have received the most media attention are David McCormick and Mehmet Oz. The general election will take place on…

  • Reviewing noteworthy endorsers’ picks for New York City mayor, comptroller

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    New York City holds primaries for mayor, comptroller, public advocate, five borough presidents, and 51 city council seats on June 22. As part of our in-depth coverage of the mayoral and comptroller elections, Ballotpedia has tracked Democratic primary endorsements from major local papers, members of Congress, and influential unions and groups.  Below, we highlight several…

  • Barack Obama releases second list of 2020 endorsements

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      Former President Barack Obama (D) released his final slate of endorsements for the 2020 elections Friday. The list includes 111 Democratic candidates for federal and state offices. The new endorsements are for seven U.S. Senate seats, 29 U.S. House seats, two gubernatorial offices, and 73 state legislative seats. Obama has endorsed 230 candidates in…