Endorsements

D.C. Attorney General Karl A. Racine

As the District of Columbia’s first elected attorney general, Karl Racine has worked to build an independent office that fights for District residents at the local and national level.

"Elissa is a person I have come to love and respect. We need people on the D.C. Council who are not afraid to ask the hard questions... I’m all-in for Elissa because we need to have the smartest, most well-prepared people with integrity on the D.C. Council."


32BJ Service Employees International Union

With more than 18,000 in the D.C. area, 32BJ SEIU is the largest property service workers union in the country, representing cleaners, property maintenance workers, security officers, school and food service workers, and others.

"Low-wage workers are grateful for Elissa Silverman’s legislation to ensure that none of us are forced to choose between earning a paycheck and caring for a sick family member. We will do everything in our power to ensure she can continue improving life for vulnerable residents.”


Jews United for Justice Campaign Fund

The Jews United for Justice Campaign Fund is a grassroots community organization working in DC and Montgomery County. They work in coalition with trusted partners to advance issue campaigns to end all forms of oppression and make real improvements in people’s lives.

"Elissa Silverman has worked tirelessly to support renters, seniors, and low-income residents by fighting for funding for rental subsidies, public transit, and unemployment insurance. She is an author of DC’s groundbreaking paid family and medical leave law and a loud voice on behalf of workers’ rights and affordable housing.


National Nurses United

National Nurses United, with more than 150,000 members across the country, is the largest union and professional association of registered nurses in U.S. history.

"Nurses are proud to endorse Councilmember Elissa Silverman, a champion of the working families of DC, for reelection. Elissa is a driving force for progress—the kind of dedicated leader for economic, social, and health justice that DC needs!"


District of Columbia Nurses Association

DCNA is the professional organization for over 2,000 licensed health care professionals that live or work in the District of Columbia.


#VOTEPROCHOICE

#VOTEPROCHOICE is an organization committed to electing pro-choice representatives at federal, state, and local levels.

"Elissa is a 'pro-choice champion' because of her commitment to making sure the District is unwavering in protecting the reproductive rights of all residents."


Democracy for America

Democracy for America mission is to build and empower a broad coalition of grassroots organizers to elect the New American Majority—people of color and white progressives—to fight for inclusive populism at all levels of office in all 50 states.


DC for Democracy

DC for Democracy wants a world where every person has a voice and plays an active part in making our community more inclusive, democratic, and just. We organize, educate, advocate, and campaign so that ordinary people are empowered to take meaningful action to build that world.


DC Chapter of the National Organization for Women (DC NOW)

The National Organization for Women (NOW) is the largest organization of feminist activists in the United States.

“Elissa Silverman has been a strong advocate for universal paid leave, one of DC NOW’s largest priorities. She has routinely fought for affordable housing and supports reducing barriers to housing for those fleeing violence.”


TENAC

TENAC is a non-profit, public service organization dedicated exclusively to tenant interests, tenant rights, and support for rent control in the District of Columbia.