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==2012 Elections==
 
==2012 Elections==
In February 2012, the group named the top 10 progressive candidates in the [[U.S. House elections, 2012|2012 U.S. House races]]. The 10 candidates are:<ref>[http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2012/02/16/howard-dean-democracy-for-america-_n_1283117.html ''Huffington Post'' "Democracy For America Names Top 10 Progressive House Candidates For 2012," February 16, 2012]</ref>
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In February 2012, the group named the top 10 progressive candidates in the [[U.S. House elections, 2012|2012 U.S. House races]]. The 10 candidates are:<ref>[http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2012/02/16/howard-dean-democracy-for-america-_n_1283117.html ''Huffington Post'', "Democracy For America Names Top 10 Progressive House Candidates For 2012," accessed February 16, 2012]</ref>
 
*{{bluedot}} [[Alan Grayson]], [[Florida's 26th Congressional District elections, 2012|26th Congressional District of Florida]]  
 
*{{bluedot}} [[Alan Grayson]], [[Florida's 26th Congressional District elections, 2012|26th Congressional District of Florida]]  
 
*{{bluedot}} [[Lois Frankel]], [[Florida's 22nd Congressional District elections, 2012|22nd Congressional District of Florida]]
 
*{{bluedot}} [[Lois Frankel]], [[Florida's 22nd Congressional District elections, 2012|22nd Congressional District of Florida]]
 
*{{bluedot}} [[Norman Solomon]], [[California's 2nd Congressional District elections, 2012|2nd Congressional District of California]]
 
*{{bluedot}} [[Norman Solomon]], [[California's 2nd Congressional District elections, 2012|2nd Congressional District of California]]
 
*{{bluedot}} [[Jose Hernandez]], [[California's 10th Congressional District elections, 2012|10th Congressional District of California]]
 
*{{bluedot}} [[Jose Hernandez]], [[California's 10th Congressional District elections, 2012|10th Congressional District of California]]
*{{bluedot}} [[Mark Pocan]], [[Wisconsin's 2nd congressional district elections, 2012|2nd congressional district of Wisconsin]]
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*{{bluedot}} [[Mark Pocan]], [[Wisconsin's 2nd Congressional District elections, 2012|2nd Congressional District of Wisconsin]]
*{{bluedot}} [[Kelda Roys]], [[Wisconsin's 2nd congressional district elections, 2012|2nd congressional district of Wisconsin]]
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*{{bluedot}} [[Kelda Roys]], [[Wisconsin's 2nd Congressional District elections, 2012|2nd Congressional District of Wisconsin]]
*{{bluedot}} [[Ilya Sheyman]], [[Illinois' 10th Congressional District elections, 2012|10th congressional district of Illinois]]
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*{{bluedot}} [[Ilya Sheyman]], [[Illinois' 10th Congressional District elections, 2012|10th Congressional District of Illinois]]
*{{bluedot}} [[Angela Zimmann]], [[Ohio's 5th Congressional District elections, 2012|5th congressional district of Ohio]]
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*{{bluedot}} [[Angela Zimmann]], [[Ohio's 5th Congressional District elections, 2012|5th Congressional District of Ohio]]
*{{bluedot}} [[Eric Griego]], [[New Mexico's 1st congressional district elections, 2012|1st congressional district of New Mexico]]
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*{{bluedot}} [[Eric Griego]], [[New Mexico's 1st Congressional District elections, 2012|1st Congressional District of New Mexico]]
*{{bluedot}} [[Annie Kuster]], [[New Hampshire's 2nd congressional district elections, 2012|2nd congressional district of New Hampshire]]
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*{{bluedot}} [[Annie Kuster]], [[New Hampshire's 2nd Congressional District elections, 2012|2nd Congressional District of New Hampshire]]
  
 
==External links==
 
==External links==

Revision as of 09:32, 7 April 2014

Logo of Democracy for America
Democracy for America describes itself as "our nation's largest progressive political action community." It is based in Burlington, Vermont and was founded by former Democratic presidential aspirant Howard Dean. James Dean (brother of Howard) is the group's current chair.

The group provides "campaign training, organizing resources, and media exposure" to assist progressive candidates and progressive causes.

The three issue priorities mentioned on the organization's website are:

  • Ending the war in Iraq.
  • Universal health care.
  • "Solving the climate crisis."

2012 Elections

In February 2012, the group named the top 10 progressive candidates in the 2012 U.S. House races. The 10 candidates are:[1]

External links

References