Democracy for America is investing in Local Progressive Candidates to Strengthen the Democratic Party

Burlington, VT Today, Democracy for America (DFA), announced a third slate of non-federal endorsements for the 2012 election cycle. DFA goes to great lengths build and strengthen local democratic parties and to vet and endorse local progressive candidates. Earning an endorsement from DFA can greatly enhance a candidates campaign. Democracy for Americas third slate of non-federal endorsed candidates includes:

Linda Allison, candidate for the New Mexico State Senate District 40

Donna Tillman, candidate for the New Mexico State House District 57

Alexander Weimer, candidate for the Albuquerque, New Mexico School Board

Ben Unger, candidate for the Oregon State House District 29

Jefferson Smith, candidate for the office of Mayor in Portland, Oregon

Angie Buhl, candidate for South Dakota State Senate District 15

Link to Democracy for America's full list of endorsed candidates can be found here:


ABOUT DEMOCRACY FOR AMERICA Democracy for America is the people-powered Democratic Political Action Committee. With over one million members nationwide, DFA is a grassroots powerhouse working to change our country and the Democratic Party from the bottom-up.

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