2014 Candidates

Some information about our 2014 Candidates is listed below. Visit our News page to find out more.

Carol Shea-Porter NH-01:

  • sponsored extensive legislation fighting for veteran's rights
  • dedicated ending voter disenfranchisement and supports extensive campaign finance reform
  • co-sponsored a bill to raise the minimum wage

Lee Rogers CA-25:

  • supports comprehensive immigration reform
  • will fight to increase the minimum wage
  • strong advocate for strict gun control laws

Shenna Bellows ME-SEN:

  • former executive director of the ACLU of Maine
  • pioneered marriage equality rights in Maine through Mainers Unite For Marriage, along with restoring same-day voter registration
  • following her track record, she will continue to fight for progressive civil liberties in the Senate

Michael Eggman CA-10:

  • cares deeply about environmental issues and is focused on combatting climate change
  • will fight for comprehensive tax reform
  • wants an amendment overturning Citizens United

Martha Robertson NY-23:

  • outspoken about the dangers of fracking
  • fought for affordable housing
  • record of creating new jobs through the Tompkins County Industrial Development Agency
  • strong advocate for working women

Mike Honda CA-17:

  • co-sponsored the Women, Peace and Security Act of 2013
  • sponsored legislation increasing access to contraceptives
  • outspoken on the importance of VAWA, the trafficking of women, and choice in health care

Raul Ruiz CA-36:

  • introduced legislation to bring manufacturing jobs back home
  • has fought for affordable childcare, family, and sick leave
  • outspoken on environmental issues

Staci Appel IA-03:

  • will be the first woman to serve in Congress from Iowa
  • strong proponent of early education
  • as a state senator, she sponsored legislation for equal pay and a smoke-free air act

Kelly Westlund WI-07:

  • believes that health care is a right, not a privilege
  • has worked and will continue to work on sustainability initiatives

Amanda Renteria CA-21:

  • wants to bring manufacturing jobs back to the United States
  • will fight to end voter disenfranchisement
  • strong advocate for latinos and latino rights

 

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