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Endorsements

Cristina is proud to have garnered numerous endorsements, not only from prominent Texans, but also from national and statewide organizations that share her commitment to fighting for a better future for our state.

Hear why this broad coalition of organizations and individuals are supporting Cristina:

Organizations

Working Families Party 

“We think she’s the true progressive in the race, and that’s why we’re getting behind her. We’ve worked with Workers Defense and Jolt and we see that she’s actually been throwing down for a long time in the state.”

Jorge Contreras, Texas State Director for the Working Families Party

Latino Victory Fund

“Texas needs a true and tried champion of the people like Tzintzún Ramirez in the United States Senate. Tzintzún Ramirez has been in the trenches fighting successfully for the rights of working families and harnessing Texas Latinos’ vast electoral power. Latino Victory Fund is proud to endorse Tzintzún Ramirez in this historic candidacy.”

Mayra Macías, Executive Director of Latino Victory Fund.

Communications Workers of America

“On behalf of the more than 38,000 CWA members in Texas, we are excited to throw our full support behind Cristina Tzintzún Ramirez for the U.S. Senate. As a tireless fighter for working people, Cristina represents the change we so desperately need in Texas and in our nation.”

Claude Cummings Jr., CWA District 6 Vice President 

“Cristina Tzintzún Ramirez is our best chance to beat Senator John Cornyn. Cristina has proven time and time again throughout her career that she can energize and mobilize new voters to participate in the political process.”

Barbara Fetonte, Texas State Employees Union-CWA Local 6186 retiree activist.

“Cristina Tzintzún Ramirez has spent her entire career advocating for the rights of working people – especially workers who are the most exploited. She supports policies that will have a real impact in the lives of working people and that’s exactly what we need in the U.S. Senate.”

Steve Flores, President of CWA Local 6222.

UNITE HERE Local 23

“Working families in Texas face poverty wages, inadequate benefits, and discrimination at home and in their places of work. We are proud to endorse Cristina Tzintzún Ramirez for U.S. Senate because we know she will be a strong advocate for policies that promote dignity and respect for all Texans.”

UNITE HERE Local 23 Texas Chapter President Willy Gonzalez.

CPD Action

“In a crowded primary race, Cristina Tzintzun Ramirez has already garnered excitement as a candidate who comes out of grassroots movements in Texas and is poised to help build momentum to continue the efforts at flipping the state blue.”

CPD Action

350 Action

“At a time when we need elected leaders, on all legislative levels, to be responding to the climate crisis, we instead get deniers and fossil fuel cronies. This is why we’re endorsing candidates like… [Cristina Tzintzún] Ramirez, who not only advocate for climate justice in their own communities but support a Green New Deal that would transition us into the 100% renewable economy. They see fossil fuel companies for the threat they are — and they’re prepared to do something about it.”

Natalie Mebane, Policy Director, 350 Action

Jolt Action

“Cristina Tzintzun Ramirez is a bold, fearless and pioneering leader who realized early on the untapped potential of Latinos to help lead and transform Texas through civic engagement. Her organizing spirit continues to inspire the members and staff of Jolt Action, where we took on her torch after she stepped down to run for office, to realize our ambitious and critical goals such as ensuring every Texan is counted in the census and holding leaders at all levels accountable to the needs and issues confronting the Latino community. We must stand up and help Cristina Tzintzun Ramirez go to Washington to fight for the policies that represent the best interests of all Texans.”

Antonio Arellano, Interim Executive Director of Jolt

The Action PAC

Above all else, our courageous candidates are men and women who have a fierce love for their home states and will strive to represent all people. They understand the true threats to our democracy, our safety, and our prosperity and have bold ideas to push our country to live up to its full potential. They also understand the urgency of this moment and are going to fight to win their election like all of our lives depend on it. Now it’s up to us to support them.

The Action PAC

Poder PAC

“Heading into the 2020 elections, political observers have regularly identified Cornyn as one of the Senate’s most vulnerable incumbents, quickly marking this race as a frontline in the battle to win back a democratic majority in the Senate. Cristina, having picked up many of Beto O’Rourke’s former top strategists from his near-miss campaign against Ted Cruz, is well positioned to build off the momentum from the high-water mark his campaign set in 2016 and deliver Texas its first democratic Senator in nearly 30 years.”

PODER PAC

Sunrise Movement– the Woodlands

Stonewall Democrats– San Antonio

Wimberly Indivisible

University Democrats (UT Austin Dems)

Individuals

Rosie Castro, Activist, mother of Julián and Joaquín Castro

“I have first-hand knowledge of Cristina’s capabilities, and know she has what it takes to win against Cornyn and give us better representation in the Senate. Cristina is visionary, yet tactical. Strategic, yet sensible. She has a rich history of activism and getting results for working Texans.”

Rosie Castro

Jim Hightower, Former Commissioner, Texas Department of Agriculture

Jody Casey, Beto for Texas Campaign Manager, along with 20 other former Beto staffers

Abdul El-Sayed, Healthcare Advocate and Doctor

Alec Baldwin, Actor

“[Cristina] is courageous, experienced, compassionate, energetic, and real. Someone who is as real and honest as her is rarely found, let alone in politics. That’s why she’s exactly the kind of person you want running for office and there’s no doubt she’s the best person to turn Texas blue and defeat John Cornyn next year.”

Alec Baldwin

Vannessa Vasquez, Actress, Producer & Spokesperson for Ignite National

Along my journey I’ve met some incredibly inspiring people who want to make a positive change in their communities. Trailblazing women who hear a calling and move forward in faith. I urge everyone to support my friend and inspiring woman Cristina running for Senate!

Vanessa Vasquez

Randy Bryce, Former Candidate, WI-01, Ironworker, Veteran, and Advocate

Antonio Arellano, Interim Executive Director, Jolt

Rep. Joaquin Castro (TX-20), Chairman of the Congressional Hispanic Caucus and the Texas Democratic Caucus

Ady Barkan, Lawyer and Progressive Activist

Young Dems BCS (Bryan / College Station)