Democracy for America (DFA) announced its endorsement of Joe Neguse ahead of his bid for reelection in Colorado’s 2nd Congressional District. Democracy for America backed Neguse early in his 2018 race for Congress and celebrated his trail-blazing, general election victory last November. Neguse joins just seven other incumbents DFA has endorsed ahead of the 2020 political cycle.
DFA CEO Yvette Simpson on the grassroots progressive group’s endorsement of Neguse: “In Congress, Rep. Joe Neguse has been an unbridled champion in the battle against climate change, gun violence, and the reckless corruption of the Trump administration. He’s also stayed in close contact with his constituents back home, holding 17 townhall meetings and joining in four — soon to be five — service town halls since taking office less than nine months ago.”
“Democracy for America endorsed Rep. Neguse early in his 2018 run because we knew he’d be the kind of bold, inclusive populist leader we need in Congress serving a strong progressive district like Colorado’s Second. Rep. Neguse has delivered on the promise he showed before he got in office and we couldn’t be more excited to support him again as he runs for reelection in 2020.” — Yvette Simpson, CEO, Democracy for America.