ENDORSEMENTS & SUPPORTING ORGANIZATIONS
Democratic Legislative Campaign Committee
Rebuilding the Democratic Party starts at the local level. The DLCC recruits, trains, and supports local Democrats running for state legislative office. The DLCC gives candidates resources, field support, and the data they need to run smart, winning campaigns. The DLCC is powered by nearly 150,000 supporters from all 50 states. Over 98% of our contributions come from grassroots donors (giving an average of $16), who fuel thousands of local Democratic candidates across the country.
Annie’s List was started in 2003 by a small group of women who saw our representation being eliminated in the Texas Legislature. Annie’s List was born and dedicated to recruiting, training and supporting progressive women candidates across the state.
Founded in 1985, EMILY's has helped make history for over 30 years. Seeking to put women into office who can make significant contributions to education, health care, voting rights, and economic equality, Emily's List has systematically defined a strategic approach to winning elections that drive progressive change.
Ascend PAC is a 527 PAC aimed at identifying and providing financial support to emerging Democratic candidates running for local office in Pennsylvania, Texas, Virginia, and Wisconsin. We view ourselves as an angel investment fund for Democratic politics: bringing together investors who believe in building the pipeline of future talent and providing them with unparalleled insights on talented candidates to support.
314 Action was founded by members of the STEM community, grassroots supporters and political activists who believe in science. We are committed to electing more STEM candidates to office, advocating for evidence-based policy solutions to issues like climate change, and fighting the Trump administration's attacks on science.
Swing Left has grown into a grassroots movement of hundreds of thousands of people across the country. And in 2019, Flippable, an organization working to turn state governments blue, joined the Swing Left family. The national organization is now led by Executive Director Ethan Todras-Whitehill, Managing Director Matt Ewing, Chief Marketing Officer Michelle Finocchi, and Chief Strategy Officer Catherine Vaughan.
Future Now evaluates all 99 state chambers to identify the states where we can be the difference-makers, identifies inspiring, committed candidates who have what it takes to win (door knockers, door knockers, door knockers), pinpoints winning tactics and work with top-notch partners, and provides an actionable policy agenda to turn wins into improved lives.
The National Democratic Redistricting Committee is the centralized hub for executing a comprehensive redistricting strategy that shifts the redistricting power, creating fair districts where Democrats can compete. With a four-part strategy focused on advancing legal action, mobilizing grassroots energy, supporting reforms, and winning targeted elections, we’re tackling the problem from every side.
We provide campaign, fundraising and communications support to LGBTQ candidates to increase the number of openly LGBTQ elected officials – because representation is power. When LGBTQ elected leaders are in the room, they humanize our lives, impact policy and legislative debates and influence straight lawmaker colleagues to vote in favor of equality.
LPAC was founded in 2012 by a group of LGBTQ women seeking to create a place, and voice, at the power table for our community. We do this by endorsing and investing in candidates directly and supporting them through independent expenditure campaigns. LPAC’s focus is on electing candidates – particularly LGBTQ women – who share our values: LGBTQ and women’s equality, women’s health, and social justice while helping coalesce LGBTQ women as a concrete and powerful political demographic.
End Citizens United is a Political Action Committee funded by grassroots donors. We are dedicated to countering the disastrous effects of Citizens United and reforming our campaign finance system. ECU's mission is to end Big Money in politics and fix our rigged political system by electing campaign finance reform champions, passing state ballot measures, and elevating this issue in the national conversation.
The Network for Public Education was founded in 2013 by Diane Ravitch and Anthony Cody. We are an advocacy group whose mission is to preserve, promote, improve and strengthen public schools for both current and future generations of students. The goal of NPE is to connect all those who are passionate about our schools – students, parents, teachers and citizens. We share information and research on vital issues that concern the future of public education at a time when it is under attack.
Texas Parent PAC is a bipartisan political action committee for parents, grandparents, parents-to-be, and anyone who supports high quality public education. Endorsed candidates reflect traditional mainstream American values that honor and support children and their families, quality public education, strong communities, unlimited opportunities, and maximum citizen participation in our democracy.
Texans for Public Education make decisions on which candidates and elected representatives are friendly, neutral, and unfriendly to public education. Members of the group commit to voting for those who are considered friends of public education whenever possible, and against those who are deemed unfriendly whenever possible.
Fort Bend AFT represents employees of Fort Bend ISD. As the education professionals who work on the front lines in our schools and classrooms every day, we know that schools work best when we have a strong voice and an opportunity to influence decisions in our schools. Teachers and other school employees need a mechanism whereby we can help shape policies that affect our profession and our working conditions.
The Texas State Teachers Association will unite, organize and empower public education advocates to shape public education in Texas thus providing a quality public school for every child. TSTA will focus its resources on organizing and recruit and visibly organize within locals that show potential and commitment.
Run for Something will help recruit and support young diverse progressives to run for down-ballot races in order to build a bench for the future . We aim to lower the barriers to entry for these candidates by helping them with seed money, organization building, and access to trainings needed to be successful.
The Texas AFL-CIO is a state labor federation consisting of 235,000 affiliated union members who speak up together in support of working families in Texas. We seek a fair shot for all working people -- union and non-union alike – by working in the legislative and political arenas.
The Sierra Club is the most enduring and influential grassroots environmental organization in the United States. We amplify the power of our 3.5+ million members and supporters to defend everyone’s right to a healthy world. The Sierra Club is bringing people together to build the most powerful and effective environmental movement the world has ever seen.
Planned Parenthood of Greater Texas creates healthier communities by providing comprehensive reproductive and related healthcare services, delivering science-based education programs, and serving as a strong advocate for reproductive justice in Texas.
NARAL Pro-Choice Texas’ mission is to develop and sustain a constituency that uses the political process to guarantee every Texan the right to make personal reproductive health decisions and to guarantee access to the full range of options, including preventing unintended pregnancy, bearing healthy children, and accessing legal abortion.
Moms Demand Action is a grassroots movement of Americans fighting for public safety measures that can protect people from gun violence. We pass stronger gun laws and work to close the loopholes that jeopardize the safety of our families. We also work in our own communities and with business leaders to encourage a culture of responsible gun ownership. We know that gun violence is preventable, and we’re committed to doing what it takes to keep families safe.
Founded in 1995, the Texas Freedom Network is a nonpartisan, grassroots organization of more than 130,000 religious and community leaders who support religious freedom, individual liberties and public education. Based in Austin, TFN acts as the state’s watchdog for monitoring far-right issues, organizations, money and leaders.
The mission of the Fort Bend County Democratic Party is to mobilize Fort Bend County citizens to advocate Democratic values and principles and to elect Democratic candidates who serve the public well and act as good stewards of the public trust.
Fort Bend Young Democrats are committed to harnessing the collective voting strength of young people to help bring about a new political era. We are dedicated to the idea that young people have the most to gain and lose in the political process and that only through strong and effective participation can we empower ourselves to fashion our own destiny.
The purpose of this organization shall be to seek full representation of Hispanics at all levels and in all activities of the FBCDP. This shall include, but not be limited to, maintaining good standing in accordance with the Tejano Democrats of Texas; selecting, screening, supporting, recruiting and endorsing Democratic candidates; taking appropriate public stands on issues relevant to our communities; and proposing, supporting, and, when necessary, opposing legislation relevant to the Hispanic community.
The Katy Area Democrats is an organization whose purpose is to promote, support, and serve the Democrats of the Katy area. We believe that the Democratic Party needs to continue its historic role as a political party that promotes social justice and the needs of all people. As a club, we try to keep the Katy area community informed of the Democratic Party and its principles. We are open to all people who are interested in helping to forward our goals
The Indivisible Project's mission is to cultivate a grassroots movement of literally thousands of local Indivisible groups to elect progressive leaders, realize bold progressive policies, rebuild our democracy, and defeat the Trump agenda.
Pantsuit Republic-Katy Area is a progressive grassroots political organization, focused on women's equality, social justice, voter education and engagement.
Houston Hispanic Political Action Committee (HHPAC) is a democratic organization that accepts and obeys the laws and symbols of the United States. This organization accommodates all people who are committed to work and achieve the organizations’ objectives and goals; regardless of person race, color, religion, cultural and intellectual level. Provided that they are in accordance with these principles, respect the laws and responsibility to meet the tasks assigned to them.
The Caucus mobilizes the city’s GLBT and GLBT-friendly voters, elect pro-equality candidates, influence local, state, and national elections, and works towards the implementation of pro-equality public policy.
The Plumbers Union 68 exists for the purpose of preserving, promoting, and protecting the welfare of all employees in the plumbing industry within the jurisdiction. This Local Union will maintain the traditionally high level of craftsmanship in the industry and will protect the health and safety of the citizens of our community from the dangers of inferior, defective and unsanitary methods and materials.