Julián Castro served as the 16th United States Secretary of Housing and Urban Development under President Barack Obama from 2014 to 2017. Castro was mayor of San Antonio from 2009 to 2014.
Wendy Davis is a lawyer from Fort Worth, Texas. She represented District 10 in the Texas Senate from 2009 to 2015. Davis ran for Governor of Texas in 2014.
Ron Kirk is the former mayor of Dallas and served as Secretary of State under governor Ann Richards. Kirk was nominated by President Barack Obama to serve as U.S. Trade Representative.
Chris Turner has served in the Texas House of Representatives since 2013. Turner also served from 2008 to 2010 and previously worked for former Congressman Chet Edwards.
Kamala Harris currently serves as the United States Senator from California. Previously, she previously was the 32nd Attorney General of California from 2011 to 2017.
Joaquín Castro serves in the United States House of Representatives for Texas’s 20th congressional district since 2013. From 2003 to 2013, Castro was a member of the Texas House of Representatives for District 125.
Miguel Solis is a DISD Board Trustee representing District 8. He has served the students of Dallas as a teacher, administrator, trustee, and advocate.
Allen Vaught is a former Democratic member of the Texas House of Representatives. He represented District 107 from 2007 to January 2011. Vaught is a retired Captain from the U.S. Army Reserve*.
Jason Kander served as Secretary of State of Missouri from 2013–17. He had previously served as a state representative in the Missouri House of Representatives. Kander ran for U.S. Senate in 2016.
Martin Frost served as representative to the U.S. House of Representatives for Texas’s 24th congressional district from 1979 to 2005.
Stonewall Democrats of Dallas
Stonewall Democrats of Dallas is an organization of politically active individuals working for the gay, lesbian, bisexual, transgender community in the city of Dallas and the state of Texas.
Human Rights Campaign
Human Rights Campaign represents a force of more than 3 million members and supporters nationwide — all committed to creating a world where lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and queer people are embraced as full members of society.
The Dallas County AFL-CIO represents the interests of working families — to bring economic and social justice to the workplace.
The Texas AFL-CIO is a state labor federation consisting of 235,000 affiliated union members who speak up together in support of working families in Texas.
Mexican American Bar Association of Dallas
The Mexican American Bar Association exists to provide a forum and a means for lawyers to promote the social, economic and educational advancement of the people of Dallas.
Equality Texas works to secure full equality for lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and queer Texans through political action, education, community organizing, and collaboration.
Texas Organizing Project
TOP provides hard working Texans the opportunity to implement real change by organizing their own neighborhoods, investing their time and energy in causes relevant to their respective communities, and collectively taking ownership over TOP’s agenda, strategy and direction.
Congressional Black Caucus PAC
The Congressional Black Caucus PAC works to increase the number of African Americans in the U.S. Congress, support non-Black candidates that champion their interests, and promote African American participation in the political process.
NARAL Pro-Choice American PAC
NARAL Pro-Choice America PAC endorses pro-choice champions and challengers in federal and state races across the country.
The Collective PAC is working to fix the challenge of African American underrepresentation in elected seats of power throughout our nation.
Giffords Courage to Fight Gun Violence
Giffords is a nonprofit organization dedicated to saving lives from gun violence. Led by former Congresswoman Gabrielle Giffords and her husband, Navy combat veteran and retired NASA astronaut Captain Mark Kelly*, Giffords inspires the courage of people from all walks of life to make America safer.
Opportunity First is providing candidates with the resources they need to become the leaders of tomorrow to build and support a nationwide bench of young, progressive Democrats.
Move On is a political organization group that engages communities to pursue political and social progress.
Moms Demand Action Gun Sense Candidate
Moms Demand Action for Gun Sense in America is a grassroots movement of Americans fighting for new and stronger solutions to lax gun laws and loopholes. Since its inception after the tragedy at Sandy Hook School, Moms Demand Action has established a chapter in every state of the country and, along with Mayors Against Illegal Guns and the Everytown Survivor Network, is part of Everytown for Gun Safety, the largest gun violence prevention organization in the country with more than four million supporters.
Red to Blue
Red to Blue is a highly competitive and battle-tested program at the Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee that arms top-tier candidates with organizational and fundraising support to help them continue to run strong campaigns.