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ICYMI: Susie Lee Secures Additional Endorsements, Continues to Build Momentum

05/31/2018

LAS VEGAS – With less than 2 weeks until the June 12 primary election in Nevada, local education advocate and nonprofit leader Susie Lee has earned new endorsements from a wide range of grassroots organizations in southern Nevada. While her Republican opponents engage in an increasingly bitter and divisive primary, Susie continues to build a strong, unified coalition that is ready to win in November. The following organizations recently announced their support for Susie:

  • Bend the Arc Jewish Action PAC, the first and only Jewish PAC dedicated to advocating for progressive policies in the U.S.
  • Clark County Education Association, which has over 11,000 members working as educators in Clark County
  • Culinary Union Local 226, which represents over 56,000 workers in Nevada’s gaming, hotel, and food service industries. Culinary 226 is also Nevada’s largest immigrant organization
  • IATSE Local 720, which represents workers in southern Nevada’s entertainment industry 
  • IBEW Local 396, which represents a wide range of Nevada electrical workers
  • National Association of Social Workers, a professional organization representing over 120,000 social workers in Nevada and across the country
  • Professional Fire Fighters of Nevada, which represents over 1,900 fire fighters throughout the state
  • Sierra Club, the nation’s largest grassroots environmental organization
  • United Association Local 525, which represents over 2,100 skilled plumbers, pipefitters, and service technicians in southern Nevada’s construction industry
  • United Auto Workers Region 6, which represents over 1,800 retired and active workers in Nevada’s auto and gaming industries.

“I am grateful to have the support of these amazing organizations whose members work every day to build a stronger and more equitable country,” said Susie Lee. “It is an honor to be part of this growing coalition that is ready to send fresh, results-oriented leadership to Washington.”

Susie Lee has also been endorsed by former Vice President Joe Biden, Senator Catherine Cortez Masto, Rep. Dina Titus, Rep. Jacky Rosen, former Senators Harry Reid and Richard Bryan, EMILY’s List, End Citizens United, Giffords: Courage to Fight Gun Violence, the League of Conservation Voters, NARAL Pro-Choice America, the Human Rights Campaign, the Nevada State AFL-CIO, the Southern Nevada Building and Construction Trades Council, SEIU 1107, the Nevada State Education Association, IBEW Local 357, the Nevada State Conference of the Transport Workers Union, and the American Federation of Government Employees, among other local organizations and elected officials. Lee has also been named to the DCCC’s Red to Blue program.

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