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Senator Robert Kennedy on a tour of the Mississippi Delta, 1967.

Every year, United Rural Democrats makes dozens of endorsements of intelligent, thoughtful candidates across rural America, who reflect the values that make our nation and our party strong. These candidates have our full faith and our full support.

Candidates can request endorsements for 2023 beginning on December 17, 2022 by emailing unitedruraldemocrats@gmail.com with "Endorsement Request" in the subject line.

2022's candidates can still be seen below.

🥜 Alabama

U.S. House, District 07: Terri Sewell >

🐟 Alaska

U.S. House, At-Large: Mary Peltola >

☀️ Arizona

U.S. Senate: Mark Kelly >


♨️ Arkansas

Governor: Chris Jones >

Attorney General: Jesse Gibson >

Secretary of State: Josh Price >

🗻 Colorado

Governor: Jared Polis >

🍊 Florida

U.S. House, District 03: Danielle Hawk >

🍑 Georgia

U.S. House, District 08: Darius Butler >

🌪️ Iowa 

GovernorDeirdre DeJear >

Attorney General: Tom Miller >

State Auditor: Rob Sand >

U.S. House, District 01: Christina Bohannon >

U.S. House, District 02: Liz Mathis >

U.S. House, District 03: Cindy Axne >

U.S. House, District 04: Ryan Melton >

Iowa State Senate, District 30: Whitney Mixdorf >

Iowa State Senate, District 33, Matt Robinson >

Iowa State Senate, District 39: Kevin Kinney >

Iowa House of Representatives, District 2: Steve Hansen >

Iowa House of Representatives, District 48: Penny Vossler >

🌬️ Illinois

Governor: J.B. Pritzker >

Attorney General: Kwame Raoul >

Secretary of State: Alexi Giannoulis >

U.S. House, District 13: Nikki Budzinski >

U.S. House, District 14: Lauren Underwood >

U.S. House, District 17: Eric Sorensen >

Illinois State Senate, District 36: Mike Halpin >

Illinois House of Representatives, District 72: Gregg Johnson >

Illinois House of Representatives, District 76: Lance Yednock

Lee County Board: David McCarver

🏁 Indiana

Secretary of State: Destiny Scott Wells >

U.S. House, District 01: Frank Mrvan >

Indiana State Senate, District 45: Nick Marshall > 

Indiana House of Representatives, District 26: Chris Campbell >

Indiana House of Representatives, District 69: Chad Harmon >

🌽 Kansas

Governor: Laura Kelly >
Kansas House of Representatives, District 121: Mel Pinick >

🦞 Maine

U.S. House, District 02: Jared Golden >

🐢 Maryland

U.S. House, District 01: Heather Mizeur >

🚘 Michigan

Governor: Gretchen Whitmer >

U.S. House, District 08: Dan Kildee >

Michigan House of Representatives, District 71: Angela Witwer >

🌟 Minnesota

Governor: Tim Walz >

U.S. House, District 01: Jeff Ettinger >

U.S. House, District 02: Angie Craig >

Minnesota House of Representatives, District 4B: John Hest >

Minnesota House of Representatives, District 18A: Jeff Brand >

🪙 Montana

U.S. House, District 01: Monica Tranel >

Montana State Senate, District 13: Casey Schreiner >

Montana State Senate, District 39: Jesse Mullen >

🐌 Nebraska

U.S. House: Patty Pansing-Brooks >

🎰 Nevada

U.S. Senate: Catherine Cortez Masto >

U.S. House, District 03: Susie Lee >

🌵 New Mexico

U.S. House, District 01: Melanie Stansbury >

U.S. House, District 02: Gabe Vasquez >

New Mexico Statehouse, District 36: Nathan Small >

✈️ North Carolina

U.S. House, District 13: Wiley Nickel >

U.S. House, District 14: Jeff Jackson >

🏈 Ohio

Attorney General: Jeffery Crossman >

State Auditor: Taylor Sappington >

U.S. Senate: Tim Ryan >

U.S. House, District 09: Marcy Kaptur >

Ohio State Senate, District 33: Bob Hagan >

Ohio House of Representatives, District 46: Larry Mulligan >

Ohio House of Representatives, District 47: Sam Lawrence >

Ohio House of Representatives, District 56: Joe Miller >

Ohio House of Representatives, District 59: Lauren McNally >

Ohio House of Representatives, District 83: Claire Osborne >

Ohio House of Representatives, District 89: Jim Obergefell >

Portage County Auditor: Brad Cromes >

🚜 Oklahoma

Governor: Joy Hofmeister >

State Superintendent: Jena Nelson >

U.S. Senate: Kendra Horn >

🌲 Oregon

U.S. House, District 04: Val Hoyle >

🔔 Pennsylvania

Governor: Josh Shapiro >

U.S. Senate: John Fetterman >

U.S. House, District 08: Matt Cartwright >

U.S. House, District 16: Dan Pastore > 

U.S. House, District 17: Chris Deluzio >

Pennsylvania House of Representatives, District 77: Scott Conklin

Pennsylvania House of Representatives, District 171: Robert Zeigler >

🦬 South Dakota

Governor: Jamie Smith >

U.S. Senate: Brian Bengs >

South Dakota State Senate, District 30: Liz Larson >

South Dakota House of Representatives, District 25: Dan Ahlers >

 

🌴 South Carolina

Governor: Joe Cunningham >

🪕 Tennessee

                U.S. House, District 05: Heidi Campbell > 

State Senate, District 03: Kate Craig >

⛽ Texas

U.S. House, District 13: Kathleen Brown >

⛏️ West Virginia

West Virginia House of Delegates, District 43: Cody Thompson >

🧀 Wisconsin

Governor: Tony Evers >

Attorney General: Josh Kaul >

U.S. Senate: Mandela Barnes >

U.S. House, District 03: Brad Pfaff >

U.S. House, District 05: Mike Van Someren >

Wisconsin State Senate, District 31: Jeff Smith >

Wisconsin State Assembly, District 5: Joey Van Deurzen >

 

🏛 Virginia

U.S. House, District 07: Abigail Spanberger

Requests for 2023 endorsements will open on December 17, 2023.