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Connecticut Working Families Party 2018 Candidate Endorsement Questionnaires

The Connecticut Working Families Party has released its 2018 endorsement questionnaires for US Federal office, Governor, Secretary of the State, Attorney General, Treasurer, Comptroller, State Senator, and State Representative.

2018 has already brought an incredible amount of enthusiasm from a wide range of candidates ready to fight for economic, social, and racial justice. Here at CTWFP, we know what’s at stake and what it takes to win. All candidates are encouraged to apply for endorsement.

To be considered for CTWFP’s endorsement, please click the respective link for your desired office and follow the listed instructions. Please make note of the deadlines included in the instructions.

State Legislative Candidates – Anyone running for State Senator or State Representative should fill out the state legislative online questionnaire available here: http://bit.ly/WFPlegislative2018

State Constitutional Candidates – Anyone running for the state constitutional offices of Governor, Secretary of the State, Attorney General, Comptroller, or Treasurer should fill out the respective questionnaire form and either email or mail it per the included instructions:

Governor: http://bit.ly/WFPGovQuestionnaire2018

Secretary of the State: http://bit.ly/WFPSotSQuestionnaire2018

Attorney General: http://bit.ly/WFPAGQuestionnaire2018

Comptroller: http://bit.ly/WFPCompQuestionnaire2018

Treasurer: http://bit.ly/WFPTreasQuestionnaire2018

US Federal Candidates – Anyone running for federal office should fill out the federal online questionnaire available here: http://bit.ly/WFPFederalQuestionnaire2018

All candidates are carefully vetted to ensure that they reflect the views, values, and policy positions of Working Families’ members. Recent polling affirmed Working Families’ members vote for candidates who fight for economic justice, tax fairness, living wages, and workers’ rights. They also want affordable healthcare, strong public education, and immigration reform.

In the last statewide election, the Connecticut Working Families Party garnered its strongest showing to date, having received nearly 6% of the vote on its line for U.S. Senate in 2016. Approximately 87,948 votes were cast for Richard Blumenthal on the Working Families Party ballot line.

View our 2018 endorsed candidates here.