The JUFJ Campaign Fund has endorsed candidates for office in DC since 2014. In 2018, we endorsed in Maryland for the first time. Here are the candidates, slates, and ballot measures we endorsed in past primary, general, and special elections.

2018

DC

Frazier O’Leary, State Board of Education Ward 4

DC

Elissa Silverman, Council At Large

Karl Racine, Attorney General

Brianne Nadeau, Council Ward 1
Kenyan McDuffie, Council Ward 5
Charles Allen, Council Ward 6

Emily Gasoi, State Board of Education Ward 1
Ruth Wattenberg, State Board of Education Ward 3
Zach Parker, State Board of Education Ward 5
Joe Weedon, State Board of Education Ward 6

Baltimore

Johnny Olszewski, County Executive

Question E, to keep Baltimore’s water public
Question F, to hold city officials accountable
Question H, to fund fair elections

Maryland State

Ben Jealous and Susie Turnbull, Governor and Lieutenant Governor

Brian Frosh, Attorney General

Question 1, for education funding
Question 2, for same-day voter registration

Montgomery County

Marc Elrich, County Executive

Gabe Albornoz, Council At Large
Hans Riemer, Council At Large
Nancy Navarro, Council District 4
Tom Hucker, Council District 5

DC

Ed Lazere, Council Chair
Jeremiah Lowery, Council At Large
Brianne Nadeau, Council Ward 1
Kenyan McDuffie, Council Ward 5
Charles Allen, Council Ward 6

Dump Trump: Dems 4 Action, Democratic State Committee

Initiative 77, to raise the minimum wage for tipped workers

Montgomery County

Marc Elrich, Montgomery County Executive

Montgomery County Council

Gabe Albornoz, At Large
Brandy Brooks, At Large
Hans Riemer, At Large
Chris Wilhelm, At Large
Reggie Oldak, District 1
Ben Shnider, District 3
Nancy Navarro, District 4
Tom Hucker, District 5

2015-2016

DC

David Grosso, Council At Large
Robert White, Council At Large
Trayon White, Council Ward 8

DC

Robert White, Council At Large
Leon Andrews, Council Ward 4
Trayon White, Council Ward 8

DC

Trayon White, Council Ward 8

2014

DC

Elissa Silverman, Council At Large
Reverend Graylan Hagler, Council At Large
Brianne Nadeau, Council Ward 1
Mary Cheh, Council Ward 3
Kenyan McDuffie, Council Ward 5
Charles Allen, Council Ward 6

Edward “Smitty” Smith, Attorney General

DC

Phil Mendelson, Council Chair
Nate Bennett Fleming, Council At Large
Brianne Nadeau, Council Ward 1
Mary Cheh, Council Ward 3
Kenyan McDuffie, Council Ward 5
Charles Allen, Council Ward 6

The Rent Is Too Darn High, Democratic State Committee

Montgomery County

We did not endorse candidates in the 2014 Democratic Primary in Montgomery County, but we did produce a Voter Guide comparing candidates’ answers to our questionnaires.