The 2014 Campaign Updates
June 25, 2014 - Thank you to all of District 39's Democrats for nominating, me, along with Delegates Charles Barkley and Shane Robinson, and Senator Nancy King for re-election in November.
May 8, 2014 - And, the African American Democratic Club of Montgomery County, also announced their endorsement of my campaign.
May 7, 2014 - I have, once again, been endorsed by Progressive Maryland, a grassroots group with over 23,000 members and over 35 affiliated religious, community, and labor organizations, working to make Maryland a more fair, equitable State for everyone.
May 2, 2014 - The endorsements keep rolling in. Today, we received word that our campaign for re-election has been endorsed by Montgomery County NOW.
May 1, 2014 - Proud to have been endorsed by the Montgomery County Public Schools Retirees Association. Thank you for your confidence in my campaign.
April 25, 2014 - The Maryland State and DC Council affiliate of one of the largest unions in the country, the AFL-CIO, has endorsed my campaign for re-election. I'm very proud and humbled by all of the support that I have received from established progressive organizationsn operating in Maryland, and look forward to additional endorsements coming in.
April 17, 2014 - Today my campaign was endorsed by Casa In Action, an organization that engages in educational activities and legislative and political advocacy in support of Latinos and immigrants in Maryland and Virginia.
April 14, 2014 - Proud to be endorsed by NARAL Pro-Choice Maryland, who work every day to ensure a woman's right to choice, receive factually-based information about those choices, and work to provide for open and equal access to healthcare for women throughout Maryland. Learn more HERE.
April 8, 2014 - Today, I have been endorsed by the SEIU Maryland and DC Councils, which consists of multiple SEIU locals in the Maryland and Washington, DC areas, including SEIU Local 500, SEIU Local 1199 United Health Care Workers East, SEIU Local 722, SEIU Local 400, SEIU Local 32BJ, and NAGE/SEIU. For more information about the SEIU MD/DC Council, click HERE.
Feb. 13, 2014 - Proud to announce that I have been endorsed by AFSCME Maryland, the largest public employees union in the State of Maryland. Find out more about AFSCME HERE.
Jan. 8, 2014 - The 434rd session of the Maryland State Legislature has started. The 2014 Regular Session will include a number of important topics including issues dealing with an increase in the minimum wage, funding for universal pre-K education, numerous environmental initiatives, and of course, the state budget. Just like every year, I will have an ambitious legislative agenda, including the licensure of Behavioral Analysts, restricing underage gambling, and expanding opportunities for all Marylanders to get a college education, to name a few.
Jan. 4, 2014 - The early endorsements from the Maryland League of Conservation Voters are out, and I am proud to announcement that I continue to enjoy the support of Maryland's environmental community. I was one of 28 House members to receive the early endorsement of Maryland's LCV. Read more about it HERE.
Jan. 3, 2014 - I, and many of my colleagues from the Montgomery County Delegation, publicly signed on to the Raise Maryland campaign to increase the minimum wage across Maryland to $10.10 by 2016. Read more about it HERE.
Dec. 23, 2013 - Today, I proudly accepted the endorsement of Equality Maryland during it's early round of endorsements. Equality Maryland works to secure and protect the rights of LGBT Marylanders by promoting legislative initiatives on the state, county and municipal levels.
Dec. 7, 2013 - Proud to announce my endorsement of Anthony Brown and Ken Ulman for Governor and Lt. Governor of Maryland. I was joined by Senator Nancy King and 14 other Montgomery County elected officials. You can read more about the endorsement event that took place on December 7th HERE. “To truly represent Montgomery County takes more than an address,” said Del. Kirill Reznik (D-Montgomery), who said he wanted to support a governor who could work with colleagues and who understood the challenges facing his jurisdiction.
Dec. 6, 2013 - Today, the entire District 39 Legislative Team was endorsed by the Montgomery County Education Association. Senator Nancy King, Delegate Charles Barkley, Delegate Shane Robinson and I are proud to have the support of Montgomery County's teachers.
Nov. 22, 2013 - Today, I am proud to announce that I have been endorsed by the Sierra Club of Maryland. The Sierra Club are one of three major organizations in the State of Maryland who advocate for environmental conservation, including preservation of the Chesapeake Bay, clean water, and renewable energy. This is my first major endorsement of the 2014 campaign season, and I am grateful for the trust and support.
Maryland’s 39th Legislative District consist of parts of Germantown, Gaithersburg, Montgomery Village, North Potomac, Darnestown, Derwood, Flower Hill, Forest Oak, and the town of Washington Grove.