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“To speak for themselves…”

Maria Elena Durazo

For DNC Vice-Chair

“Maria Elena is a true organizer who knows how to build power from grassroots movements. Her efforts have transformed the state of California and she’s just the person we need to help lead the Democratic Party to victory.”

— Senator Kamala Harris of California

“Maria Elena is a tireless champion for working people. I know that as Vice Chair she will continue to lead the Democratic Party in standing up for the rights of all workers to live with dignity and respect.”

— Eric Garcetti, Mayor of Los Angeles

“As a union organizer, as a feminist, and as a Latina, I am proud to support Maria Elena Durazo for DNC Vice Chair. No other candidate matches her incredible leadership, experience, and organizing skills in doing the tough, door-to-door organizing work that it takes to grow power and win. Maria Elena has shown us that she can take on Trump. As Democrats we need somebody with that courage.”

— Dolores Huerta

“Maria Elena Durazo is a powerful voice for Democrats across the country. She has the experience as a labor leader fighting for working people and understands the critical importance of rebuilding the Democratic Party from the ground up. Her commitment to both the labor movement and harnessing the power of progressive activists as Vice Chair are exactly what our party needs moving forward. I am delighted to endorse and support Maria Elena for Vice Chair of the DNC and look forward to working with her to win elections in the coming years.”

Brandon Dillon, Chair, Michigan Democratic Party

“Maria Elena has spent her life organizing workers and building the labor movement from the ground up. Now, more than ever we need Maria Elena’s leadership in the DNC leadership. Throughout her life, she has been instrumental in organizing workers to raise wages and win union representation. Through grass roots campaigns she helped to change the political landscape of California from red to blue.”

AFL-CIO President Richard Trumka