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Tue Sep 8, 2015, 11:41 AM

O'Malley announces Iowa Endorsements

From Iowa Starting Line:

Update 9/8: The O’Malley campaign released a list of 17 Iowa endorsements the day after Labor Day, framing it as part of their entrance into a new phase of campaigning in the Iowa Caucus. A handful of these names were already known from a while ago (well, to me anyway), but there’s several important new ones. Senator Rich Taylor joins Representative Dan Kelley as his first two endorsers from the Iowa Legislature. Nathan Blake, an Assistant A.G., school board member and well-known Des Moines Democrat is now on board. So is Bev Strayhall, one of Eastern Iowa’s most important activists.

“As the campaign heads into the Fall season and Iowans begin to pay more attention to the presidential race following Labor Day, O’Malley continues to gain momentum on the ground,” the campaign said in a press release. “With overflow crowds on college campuses, increasing endorsements from community leaders who know how to organize caucuses, and a commitment to one-on-one conversations with Iowans around the state – O’Malley is building a caucus campaign from the grassroots up.”

Rich Taylor, Iowa State Senator

Dan Kelley, Iowa State Representative

Berkley Bedell, Former US Congressman

Joe Judge, Monroe County Chair

Mary Hoyer, Henry County Chair

Carol Gordon, Grundy County Chair

Donna Crum, Mills County Chair

Melinda Jones, Wapello County Chair

Larry Hodgden, Cedar County Chair

Bev Strayhall, Scott County Vice Chair

Nathan Blake, School Board Member

John Murphy, Dubuque County Recorder

Steve Seigel, Wapello County Supervisor

Kim Boggus, IDP State Central Committee Member and Affirmative Action Officer

Julie Stewart, IDP State Central Committee Member

Edgar Ortiz, School Board Candidate and Latino community activist

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Response to askew (Original post)

Tue Sep 8, 2015, 12:57 PM

1. This is great,

and shows how the ground game is working!

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Response to askew (Original post)

Tue Sep 8, 2015, 01:11 PM

2. Good news, thanks for posting.

Hopefully all his grassroots stuff in the State is starting to pay off.

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