Full Endorsement List:
Unions and Working People:
Washington Teachers' Union • Metro Washington Labor Council, AFL-CIO • 32BJ SEIU, 1199 SEIU • UFCW Local 400 • Baltimore Washington Laborers’ District Council (LiUNA) • National Nurses United, D.C. • District of Columbia Nurses Association • IBEW Local 26 • KML Regional Council of Carpenters
D.C.’s Progressive Leaders:
D.C. Attorney General Karl A. Racine • D.C. Councilmember At-large David Grosso (Independent) • D.C. Councilmember Ward 6 Charles Allen (Democrat) • D.C. Councilmember Ward 1 Brianne K. Nadeau (Democrat)
DC for Democracy • Sierra Club DC • Jews United for Justin Campaign Fund • MoveOn (D.C.) • D.C. National Organization for Women • Association of Apartments and Office Buildings (AOBA) • DC Tenants Advocacy Coalition (TENAC) • #VOTEPROCHOICE • Democracy for America
D.C. Attorney General Karl A. Racine
"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
"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.”
Metropolitan Washington Council, AFL-CIO
"[Elissa has] been endorsed by labor because we believe that she will continue to act in the best interest of working families and will continue to uphold our core values. We are truly appreciative of her hard work and commitment to the residents of the District of Columbia."
Baltimore Washington Laborers’ District Council (LiUNA)
"Time and again, Councilmember Elissa Silverman has demonstrated that she stands with working people. Councilmember Silverman's two greatest legislative accomplishments during her first term—paid family leave and strengthening the unemployment insurance program—are indicative of her efforts to put working people front and center."
Washington Teachers’ Union
"We are convinced that [Elissa is] genuinely committed to working with teachers — and all public education stakeholders — to address and solve the systemic problems that are preventing DC public schools from guaranteeing that each and every DC student receives world class educational opportunities, regardless of their race, ethnicity or economic circumstances."
DC Chapter of the National Organization for Women (DC NOW)
“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.”