Endorsements

Current Candidates

Nicolette Springer

Orlando City Commission Seat 3

Raquel Pacheco

Miami Beach Commission Group 1

Brandi Gabbard

St. Petersburg City Council District 2

Gina Driscoll

St. Petersburg City Council District 6

Lisset Hanewicz

St. Petersburg City Council District 4

Alumni

Dotie
Joseph
Florida House District 108
2020
Robin
Bartleman
Florida House District 104
2020
Felicia
Robinson
Florida House District 102
2020
Marie
Woodson
Florida House District 101
2020
Christine
Hunschofscky
Florida House District 96
2020
Emily
Slosberg
Florida House District 91
2020
Kelly
Skidmore
Florida House District 81
2020
Michele
Rayner
Florida House District 70
2020
Fentrice
Driskell
Florida House District 63
2020
Susan
Valdes
Florida House District 62
2020
Dianne
Hart
Florida House District 61
2020
Anna
Eskamani
Florida House District 47
2020
Kamia
Brown
Florida House District 45
2020
Geraldine
Thompson
Florida House District 44
2020
Joy
Goff-Marcil
Florida House District 30
2020
Yvonne
Hinson
Florida House District 20
2020
Angie
Nixon
Florida House District 14
2020
Tracie
Davis
Florida House District 13
2020
Allison
Tant
Florida House District 9
2020
Lori
Berman
Florida Senate District 31
2020

Get Endorsed By Ruth's List

Each cycle, Ruth’s List endorses a group of strong Democratic pro-choice women candidates in races across Florida. If you’re interested in receiving the Ruth’s List Florida endorsement, see below for more information. Please note, the deadline to submit an endorsement application for November 2021 races is COB Monday, August 23.

Endorsement FAQ

  • What candidates does Ruth’s List endorse?
    • Ruth’s List endorses Democratic pro-choice women candidates running in state and local offices in every part of Florida. Ruth’s List does not endorse men, NPA, or Republican candidates.
  • What races does Ruth’s List endorse in?
    • Governor
    • Agriculture Commissioner
    • Attorney General
    • Chief Financial Officer
    • State Senate
    • State House
    • County Commission
    • Port Commission
    • School Board
    • Soil & Water Board
    • City Commission
    • City Council
  • Does Ruth’s List endorse candidates in non-partisan races?
    • Yes.

  • Is there a deadline to apply for endorsement?
    • Ruth’s List accepts applications throughout the political cycle on a rolling basis. You may submit an application at any time, however, Ruth’s List reserves the right to institute application deadlines as a specific election date approaches. These deadlines will be made available on our website.

  • What do endorsed candidates receive?
    • All endorsed candidates who have opponents in their races will receive a minimum contribution of $250 to their campaign. Additional amounts and technical support may be provided as resources and campaign contribution limits allow.

  • How do you choose which candidates to endorse?
    • All candidates go through an exhaustive and holistic application and review process that is largely based on assessing a candidate’s path to victory. We work with many women, but we do not endorse all of them. When endorsing a candidate, we are affirming to voters, our members, and our donors that we are confident a woman has what it takes to win.

  • What does the application process entail?


For any additional information or questions on the endorsement process, please contact Political Director Kayla vanWieringen at kayla@RuthsListFL.org.