Shawnee Badger is endorsed by (*titles for identification purposes only):

Elected Officials (current/former):

  • *Congressman, Ro Khanna (California’s 17th Congressional District)

  • *California Insurance Commissioner, Ricardo Lara

  • *Former State Senator (California’s 24th Senate District), Senate President Pro Tempore, and 2018 US Senate Candidate, Kevin De Leon

  • *Assemblymember, Laura Friedman (California’s 43rd Assembly District)

  • *Assemblymember, Kansen Chu (California’s 25th Assembly District)

  • *Assemblymember, Ash Kalra (California’s 27th Assembly District)

  • *Councilmember and Former Mayor of the City of Bell, Democrat of the Year from Assembly District 63, Nestor Enrique Valencia

Union/Organization:

  • Workers United, SEIU

  • Animal PAC

    “Animal PAC endorses Shawnee Badger for delegate in the 38th Assembly District ADEM elections. She is an energetic activist for progressive causes, especially humane issues and she is a strong proponent of the Vegan lifestyle. We trust her to be an unwavering voice for animals in the California Democratic Party.”

CADEM/organization leaders:

  • *Secretary of the California Democratic Party, Jenny Bach

  • *Chair of the Environmental Caucus of the California Democratic Party and President and Political Director at Climate Hawks Vote, RL Miller

  • *Legislative Vice-Chair of the Environmental Caucus of the California Democratic Party, Samuel Sukaton

  • *Chair of the Progressive Caucus of the California Democratic Party, Karen Bernal

  • *Southern California Organizer at Food and Water Watch, Walker Foley

  • *DNC Member and Southern Vice Chair of the Progressive Caucus of the California Democratic Party, Susie Shannon

  • *Central Vice Chair of the Progressive Caucus of the California Democratic Party, Zach Denney

  • *Northern Vice Chair of the Progressive Caucus of the California Democratic Party, Mark Van Landuyt

  • *Secretary of the Progressive Caucus of the California Democratic Party, Marcy Winograd

  • *Parliamentarian of the Progressive Caucus of the California Democratic Party, Katrina Bergstrom

  • *Communications & Social Media Officer of the Progressive Caucus of the California Democratic Party, Cari Templeton
    “Shawnee's compassion, enthusiasm, and authenticity are assets to her district and to statewide progressive organizing efforts. I'm proud to endorse her for CDP Delegate.”

  • *Chair of the Veterans Caucus of the California Democratic Party, Cullen Tiernan

  • *Vice Chair of the Veterans Caucus of the California Democratic Party, Robert Leahy

  • *Caucus Chair of the Rural Caucus’ of the Young Democrats of America and California Young Democrats, Secretary of the Rural Caucus of the California Democratic Party, Young Democrats of America National Committee Member, California Young Democrats Statewide Leadership Committee Member, Spencer Dayton

  • *Member of the Finance Committee of the California Democratic Party and CDP Delegate from Assembly District 44, Michael Soto

  • *Founder, CEO, and President at Social Compassion in Legislation, Judie Mancuso

  • *Director of Legislative Affairs at Social Compassion in Legislation, Nickolaus Sackett
    “Progressive, enthusiastic, and brave.”

community leaders:

  • *President of Democratic Alliance for Action (DAA), Michelle Kampbell

  • *Former United Teachers Los Angeles Secondary Vice President, Gregg Solkovits

    “We need smart, dynamic leaders like Shawnee at the Democratic Party Convention.”

  • *Vice President of the Democratic Club of the High Desert, Wade Alexander
    “Shawnee is a committed progressive and has demonstrated true leadership to the Santa Clarita Valley! She will make a great delegate to the 38th Assembly District.”

  • Fellow at NextGen and student activist, Sebastian Cazares

    “Shawnee is a progressive champion, a dedicated activist, and also an incredible human being; the exact kind of person we need as a delegate. I first joined the political community in Santa Clarita at 17, and Shawnee was one of the figures that convinced me that us young people could get involved and actually make substantial change.”

  • *Chair of the Monterey County Democratic Party, Alan Haffa
    “She is strong, principled and ethical.”

  • Founding Member of Bernie's Coffee Shop and California for Progress, Michelle Manos
    “Shawnee is a committed progressive and a hard working member of the community. I've personally known her to be an honorable person with a drive to help others and ensure that the concerns of the people are heard. From her work as a Bernie Sanders delegate in 2016, to the SCV chapter of Our Revolution and DSA, her progressive values and ethical approach to her work have me convinced that she's the right person for CDP Delegate.”

  • The Convo Couch Co-Host and Journalist, Fiorella Isabel

  • TAG Gallery President, Karen Sarrow
    “I met Shawnee Badger when she was campaigning for Ankur Patel in the San Fernando Valley, she is a kind, principled leader who would serve us well.”

  • CDP Delegate from Assembly District 2, Helene Rouvier
    “Shawnee will fight for peace, justice, and our planet.”

  • CDP Delegate from Assembly District 49, Gabriel Ramirez

  • Registered Nurse, Melissa Johnson-Camacho
    “Shawnee doesn’t just talk about injustices, she fights to make things right!”

  • Student Activist, Jacob Zonis
    “Shawnee is a proven progressive voice!”

  • Student, Alireza Mosallaie
    “Shawnee knows her stuff and will be a great delegate for AD 38.”

  • Student, Fiona Fitzpatrick


    United for 38 is endorsed by:

  • Americans for Democratic Action - Southern California

  • *Ventura County Community College Trustee for District 4, Bernardo M. Perez

  • *Chair of the Democratic Party of the San Fernando Valley, Shanna Inglesbee

  • *Vice President of Ventura County Young Democrats, Samantha Omana

  • *Councilmember of the City of Fillmore, Lynn Edmonds

  • *President of Ventura County Young Democrats, Tanner Shelton

  • *Chair of the Ventura County Democratic Party, John Griffin

  • *Councilmember of the City of Oxnard, Carmen Ramirez