2023 Municipal and School Board Endorsements
The Denver Area Labor Federation (DALF) represents over 80,000 working Coloradans, through over 114 affiliated unions. Our membership is diverse and includes everyone from teachers, firefighters, and home care workers to electricians and aerospace workers. We come together as the Denver Area Labor Federation because we believe in one simple idea: when working people stand together, we can create positive changes for everyone.
DALF votes to endorse candidates based on how they will impact not only our unions, but all working people in the Denver Area. We carefully consider how each candidate will help us fight for a more equal and secure economy where working people can build power, ensure economic justice for themselves and their families, and combat the influence of corporations and wealthy elites.
Voting is our chance as working people to support those who support us. Who you vote for is your personal decision, but we hope that you will take DALF’s endorsements into consideration as you fill out your ballot.
AS OF AUGUST 25th, 2023, THE DENVER AREA LABOR FEDERATION HAS ENDORSED THE FOLLOWING CANDIDATES:
Mayor: Lauren Simpson
City Council District 2: Shawna Ambrose
City Council At-Large: Sharon Davis
Mayor: Juan Marcano
City Council Ward IV: Jon Gray
City Council Ward V: Chris Rhodes
City Council Ward VI: Brian Matise
City Council At-Large (choose 2): Alison Coombs
City Council At-Large (choose 2): Curtis Gardner
City Council District 1: Amy Tharp
City Council Ward 1: Glenda Sinks
City Council Ward 2: Isabel Cruz
City Council Ward 3: Roger Low
City Council Ward 5: Jacob LaBure
Mayor: Jan Kulmann
City Council At-Large (choose 3): Claire Carmelia
City Council At-Large (choose 3): Amber Hott
City Council At-Large (choose 3): Tim Pegg
CHERRY CREEK SCHOOL DISTRICT BOARD OF EDUCATION
District A: Anne Egan
DENVER PUBLIC SCHOOL BOARD
District 1: Scott Baldermann
At-Large: Kwame Spearman
DOUGLAS COUNTY SCHOOL DISTRICT BOARD OF EDUCATION
District A: Susan Meek
District C: Brad Geiger
District F: Valerie Thompson
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