Endorsements

Current Candidates

Gina Driscoll

St. Petersburg City Council District 6

Lisset Hanewicz

St. Petersburg City Council District 4

Alumni

Linda
Stewart
Florida Senate District 13
2020
Loranne
Ausley
Florida Senate District 3
2020
Kathleen
Beckman
Clearwater City Council
2020
Reina
Saco
Gainesville City Commission
2020
Sally
Philips
South Miami Mayor
2020
Mary
Estime Irvin
North Miami City Commission
2019
Joyce
Morgan
Jacksonville City Council
2019
Jane
Castor
Tampa Mayor
2019
Janet
Cruz
Florida Senate District 18
2018
Nikki
Fried
Florida Commissioner of Agriculture and Consumer Services
2018
Lauren
Odman
Dania Beach City Commission
2018
Barbara
Kramer
North Miami Beach City Commission
2018
Katie
Abbott
Pinecrest Village Council
2018
Crissy
Stile
Mt. Dora City Commission
2018
Jane
Bolin
Oakland Park City Commission
2018
Teri
Johnston
Key West Mayor
2018
Kristine
Kraus
Seminole County School Board
2018
Alva
Striplin
Leon County School Board
2018
Johanna
Lopez
Orange County School Board
2018
Nicole
Carr
Pinellas County School Board
2018

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.

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.