Press Releases

EMILY’s List Endorses Nancy Skinner – September 30, 2016 – One of the nation’s pre-eminent organizations dedicated to electing pro-choice Democratic women to office has endorsed Nancy Skinner in SD9.

Civil Rights Leader Dolores Huerta Endorses Nancy Skinner – September 20, 2016 – Dolores Huerta, one of America’s leading social and economic justice advocates and co-founder of the United Farm Workers union, has endorsed Nancy Skinner for State Senate.

NARAL Endorses Nancy Skinner September 14, 2016 – The National Abortion Rights Action League calls Skinner a “a champion for Reproductive Justice.”

Congressman George Miller endorses Nancy Skinner for State Senate September 7, 2016 – Legendary former Congress member George Miller III calls Skinner a “champion” and touts record on closing corporate tax loopholes.

Congressmember Mike Thompson endorses Nancy Skinner September 2, 2016 – Thompson called Skinner “an environmental leader who makes a difference.”

National Organization for Women (NOW) endorses Nancy Skinner August 24, 2016 – With over 500 chapters and hundreds of thousands of members nationwide, NOW is the nation’s oldest, largest and most respected organization dedicated to fighting for full gender equality.

CA Professional Firefighters Endorse Skinner, August 18, 2016 – California Professional Firefighters (CPF) has endorsed Nancy Skinner for State Senate in SD9. CPF President Lou Paulson stated…

New Poll Shows Skinner With Huge Lead, August 1, 2016 – Nancy Skinner is very likely to win the election in the 9th State Senate district. She currently has 45 percent support to 27 percent for Sandre Swanson.

State Controller Betty Yee endorses Nancy Skinner, July 14, 2016 – “Nancy Skinner had the courage to take on special interests and eliminate tax loopholes. Her work is now bringing California close to $1 billion a year in new revenue to fund schools and vital services. Nancy Skinner is the kind of progressive, effective and creative leader we need in the State Senate. I am proud to endorse Nancy Skinner.”

Skinner Wins Every City in SD9 Primary, July 1, 2016 – Skinner defeats Swanson in Oakland and AD18 – finishes primary with over $900,000 cash on hand.

Cal Federation of Teachers Endorses Nancy Skinner, May 5, 2016 – “Nancy Skinner is a strong champion of California’s public schools,” stated CFT President Joshua Pechthalt.

Planned Parenthood Advocates Mar Monte Endorsement Letter, May 4, 2016 – “Planned Parenthood Advocates Mar Monte stand with Nancy Skinner because Nancy Skinner stands with Planned Parenthood.   Nancy Skinner is the only candidate for State Senate District 9 with a 100% Planned Parenthood pro-choice voting record.”

The Chronicle Endorses Nancy Skinner, May 3, 2016 – Calls Skinner “the clear choice for the job.”

Brady Campaign to Prevent Gun Violence Endorses Skinner, April 14, 2016 – “Nancy Skinner took on the Gun Lobby and successfully passed groundbreaking laws to make our communities safer,” stated Peggy McCrum, President of the 27 California Chapters of the Brady Campaign to Prevent Gun Violence.

Sierra Club endorses Nancy Skinner, April 11, 2016 – Says Skinner “was the State Assembly’s leading champion for sustainable energy.”

Secretary of State Alex Padilla Endorses Skinner, March 31, 2016 – “Nancy Skinner will join me in fighting to protect everyone’s right to vote and to eliminate barriers to registration and voting,” stated California Secretary of State Alex Padilla.

Equality California Endorses Skinner,  March 21, 2016 – Executive Director says “Nancy Skinner is an outstanding advocate for the LGBTQ community and a trusted ally.”

Supervisor Wilma Chan Endorses Skinner, February 23, 2016 – “We need a strong partner to join us in the fight against income inequality, poverty and the lack of affordable housing,” stated Chan.

10 to 1 Cash-on-Hand Advantage, January 3, 2016 – Skinner reports $1.1 million COH vs. $104,000 for Swanson, Skinner also secures SEIU and AFSCME District Council endorsements

Oakland Mayor Libby Schaaf Endorses Skinner, November 9, 2015 – Calls Skinner “an effective champion for Oakland.”

Robert Reich endorses Nancy Skinner, October 8, 2015 – Progressive leader calls Skinner a “fighter for families”

Nancy Skinner wins prestigious “Champion of Change” Award – July 15, 2015 – Skinner awarded prestigious “Champion of Change” Award for pioneering work promoting alternative energy.

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