Chris and his mother

A Strong Coalition

Chris has earned many endorsements from his hard work in policy over the years in Denver. The list includes elected officials across Colorado, powerful local unions, advocacy organizations, and more. The following elected officials and organizations have endorsed Chris’ campaign for Denver City Council and encourage you to vote for Chris on April 4th!

Current and Former Elected Officials

Colorado Lieutenant Governor

Dianne Primavera

Colorado State Treasurer

Dave Young

Former US Congressman

Ed Perlmutter

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Denver City Councilmember

Robin Kniech

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Denver City Councilmember

Kendra Black

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State Board of Education Chair

Rebecca McClellan

Denver Public Schools Board Past-President

Dr. Carrie A. Olson, PhD

Fmr. Denver City Council President 

Hon. Elbra Wedgeworth

Fmr. Denver City Council President

Hon. Ramona Martinez

State House Speaker Pro Tempore

Chris Kennedy

State House Majority Co-Whip

Iman Jodeh

State Senator

Joann Ginal

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State Senator

Dylan Roberts

State Senator

Jeff Bridges

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State House Representative

Steven Woodrow

State House Representative

David Ortiz

State House Representative

Sheila Lieder

Adams County Commissioner

Board Chair – Steve O’Dorisio

Fmr. Denver City Council Member

Hon. Kathleen Mackenzie

Fmr. State Senate Minority Leader

Lucia Guzman

RTD Board of Directors Member

Kate Williams


Sierra Club – Colorado


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Denver Area Labor Federation


Southwest Regional Council

of Carpenters

SEIU Local 105

UFCW Local 7

Progressive Democrats of America

3.14 Action Fund

AFSCME Council 18

Plumbers Local 3

Teamsters Local 17

Teamsters Local 455

Denver Fire Local 858


Homebuilders Association

of Metro Denver

Hispanic Contractors Association

of Colorado

LiUNA Local 720

Colorado NORML 


Communications Workers of America

IUPAT Local 81 



Ranked Choice Voting for Colorado

Here’s a list of Chris’ endorsements from 2019:

  • Colorado Democratic Party (never endorsed a Denver City Council candidate before Chris)
  • Democratic Party of Denver (never endorsed a Denver City Council candidate before Chris)
  • Our Revolution Metro Denver
  • Progressive Democrats of America (“Progressive Vote – Colorado”)
  • AFSCME Council 76
  • ATU Local 1001
  • LiUNA Local 720
  • Denver Fire Local 858
  • IBEW Local 68
  • Southwest Regional Council of Carpenters
  • Colorado Carpenters Local 555
  • Denver Area Labor Federation (DALF)
  • Fraternal Order of Police, Lodge 27
  • Teamsters Local 17
  • Teamsters Local 455
  • IATSE Local 7 (Denver Theatrical Stage, Film, and Exhibition Employees’ Union)
  • National Postal Mail Handlers Union Local 321
  • Unite Here Local 23
  • Service Employees International Union (SEIU) Local 105
  • Communication Workers of America
  • APWU Local 229
  • Bricklayers Local 7
  • IUPAT Glaziers Local 930
  • IUPAT Painters Local 79
  • SMART Local 9
  • Colorado Working Families
  • Blue Wave Crowdsource
  • Disability Voters
  • Colorado Black Women for Political Action – gold tier
  • Stonewall Democrats of Colorado (Colorado Democratic Party LGBTQ Initiative)
  • Colorado Congressman Ed Perlmutter
  • Colorado Lt. Gov Dianne Primavera
  • Colorado State Treasurer Dave Young
  • Senator Lucia Guzman (Senate Minority Leader)
  • Senator Pat Steadman (Joint Budget Committee Chair)
  • Senator Faith Winter (Caucus Chair)
  • Senator Joann Ginal
  • Senator Jessie Danielson
  • Senator Brittany Pettersen
  • Senator Robert Rodriguez
  • Senator Nancy Todd
  • Senator Jeff Bridges
  • Speaker Crisanta Duran
  • Representative Alec Garnett (Majority leader)
  • Representative Chris Hansen (Joint Budget Committee)
  • Representative Dan Pabon (Fmr Majority leader)
  • Representative Jonathan Singer
  • Representative Susan Lontine
  • Representative Rochelle Galindo
  • Representative Matt Gray
  • Representative Dafna Michaelson Jenet
  • Representative Joe Miklosi
  • Representative Lois Landgraf
  • Representative Dylan Roberts
  • Representative Joe Salazar
  • Representative Brianna Titone
  • Denver City Councilmember Susan Barnes-Gelt
  • Denver City Councilmember Kathleen MacKenzie
  • University of Colorado Regent Michael Carrigan
  • State Board of Education Val Flores
  • RTD Board of Directors Claudia Folska
  • University of Colorado Regent Jack Kroll
  • Lakewood City Councilman Jacob Labure
  • Littleton Mayor Pro Tem Bruce Stahlman
  • RTD Board of Directors Kate Williams
  • Colorado Sierra Club
  • Healthier Colorado
  • Colorado NORML
  • Colorado Voters for Animals
  • Denver City Council, District 10 candidate Antonio Mendez (endorsed me in the runoff)

Chris Needs Your Help!

It’s now time to show potential challengers that Chris has supporters who are willing to share a little of their personal treasure to ensure he gets re-elected. Please contribute any amount up to $50 today!