The Honorable
Brenda F. Moore
Mayor, City of Saginaw
Kathleen Newsham,
Mayor, Bay City
Mike Gomez, Undersheriff, Saginaw County Sheriff Office
Gretchen Whitmer, Governor of Michigan
State Representative Amos O’Neal, HD-95 candidate for new HD-94
Weston Prince,
Bay County Treasurer
Vanessa Guerra
Saginaw County Clerk
State Rep HD-95 from 2015-2020
Annie Boensch, *Council Member, City of Saginaw *serving since 2011
Sarah Schulz, former candidate for Michigan HD-98 and community advocate
Ed Clements,
Bay City Commissioner
Jesse Dockett,
Bay City Commissioner
Chris Girard,
Bay City Commissioner
Rachelle Hilliker,
Bay City Commissioner
Bill Ostash, Planning Commissioner & Council Member, City of Saginaw
Michael D. Balls
Mayor Pro Tem,
City of Saginaw
William Jordan, Chairman,
Bay County Board of Road Commissioners
Winnie Brinks,
State Senator (new SD-29)
Stephanie Chang,
State Senator (new SD-3)
Rosa Holliday, Community Activist, Saginaw

AFL-CIO Michigan

I’m honored to be endorsed by our Michigan AFL-CIO. We’re both dedicated to improving the lives of working families, fighting for an inclusive economy that lifts wages, creates a better life for all, and builds a stronger Michigan. The AFL-CIO is the voice of working people in America’s unions. Michigan’s federation represents over 1,000,000 active and retired members of 59 unions from across the state.


Nurses. Corrections officers. Child care providers. EMTs. Sanitation workers. School bus drivers. Civil engineers. I’m proud @AFSCE recognizes that I share their respect for our public servants and their dedication to strengthening our communities through fair workplaces & wages, safety on the job, good benefits, a secure retirement, and excellence in public services.

American Federation of Teachers, Michigan

I’m proud to have the support of the AFT’s members and leaders, and join them in working to unleash the potential of every student in every corner of our state.

Committee To Protect Health Care

I’m thrilled to be endorsed by the Committee To Protect Health Care. This national mobilization of doctors, health care professionals, and advocates are building a pro-patient health care majority in Congress and in states so that we can live in an America where everyone has the health care they need to thrive.

End Citizens United

Protecting the right to vote. Working to end the unlimited & undisclosed money in politics. Think about who doesn’t want those things and why. Proud to carry End Citizens United‘s endorsement.

Equality Michigan

Equality Michigan has been Michigan’s premiere LGBTQ+ anti-violence and political advocacy organization for over 25 years. This ally is proud to showcase their endorsement and will always work so all may live their best lives in Michigan.

EMILY’s List

With a grassroots community of over five million members, EMILY’s List helps Democratic and pro-choice women win competitive campaigns and increase the number of women in government.  Their endorsement demonstrates confidence that I will improve the lives of women and families in our Great Lakes Bay region. 


Grateful to have the endorsement and support of @Every_District, dedicated to flipping state legislatures from RED to BLUE. We’re glad they recognize our success here in MI-35 is key for Dems to lead the Michigan state senate for the first time since 1984!

Everytown For Gun Safety

This mom proudly carries this distinction from Everytown for Gun Safety and its grassroots networks, Moms Demand Action and Students Demand Action. I stand with you on common sense, Constitutionally respectful measures to prevent gun violence.

Fund Her

Thrilled that Fund Her knows I’ll fight alongside them for Women’s Equality, Reproductive Freedom, Social Justice and Climate Responsibility.

Greater Than PAC

Greater Than PAC creates communities of women around shared progressive values, and utilizes their social and financial capital to support candidates who best represent their beliefs and ideals. I’m honored to be recognized as one of those candidates. 

Human Rights Campaign

In this election impacting so many of our freedoms, including the freedom to marry who we want, I am honored to be endorsed by the Human Rights Campaign.

IBEW Michigan

@IbewMichigan represents the very best electricians in the state of Michigan. I’m grateful for their endorsement and glad they know I’ll fight for workers’ rights and smart job opportunities. 85% of IBEW members work in the energy industry, and we can, and must, combat climate change while protecting energy security and creating good-paying jobs for our working families.

League of Conservation Voters

@LCVoters fights to build a world with clean air and water, public lands, and a safe climate protected by a just and equitable democracy. I’m honored to have their endorsement.

Michigan Association For Justice

@MI_Justice is a nonprofit membership organization dedicated to supporting trial lawyers in their efforts to create a fair and effective legal system. I’m proud that they see me as a candidate who will support the civil justice system and fight to balance the scales of justice in our state.

Michigan Association Of Health Plans

@MiHealthPlans is a nonprofit corporation established to promote the interests of member health plans around the state. Honored to carry the endorsement of an entity providing leadership for the promotion and advocacy of high quality, affordable, accessible health care for the citizens of Michigan.

Michigan Education Association

MEA represents approximately 125,000 public education employees. I support their efforts to protect, advocate, and advance the rights of all education professionals to promote quality public education for all. As someone committed to improving student outcomes in every corner of our region and state, I greatly value MEA’s endorsement.

MI List

With women, girls and rights threatened, I’m thankful for MI List’s efforts to elect pro-choice Democratic women to the Michigan legislature and for endorsing me as a champion of reproductive rights. 

Michigan Laborers’ International Union of North America

Honored to have @liunamichigan as our first endorsement. Thank you, LiUNA, for recognizing our campaign for state senate district MI-35 stands with working families in our Great Lakes Bay Region!

Michigan Nurses Association

There’s never been a more important time to stand with nurses. Thank you, MNA, for recognizing I’ll always have the backs of RNs and health care professionals in our region and state.

Michigan Pipe Trades Association

Proud to be endorsed by @Michigan Pipe Trades, who represent our state’s 12,000 skilled tradesmen and women working in the piping industry. I’m grateful they champion dignity, safety, and fairness in their members’ work environments

Michigan Professional Firefighters Union

Being endorsed by Michigan’s largest professional, career firefighters organization is a great honor. @mpffu knows I will protect the safety and rights of all active and retired members when I get elected to our state senate.

Michigan Regional Council of Carpenters and Millwrights

Proud to have MRCCUnion‘s endorsement. Thank you for recognizing us as the stronger choice for working families in our Great Lakes Bay Region, state senate district, MI-35.


I’m proud to be endorsed by NARAL Pro-Choice America and stand with them in making sure *every* body has access to safe, legal reproductive healthcare.

National Association of Social Workers M-PACE

Social workers are beautiful souls who get up every day dedicated to healing others. When so many need healing for all kinds of reasons, it’s especially meaningful for this group to believe in our campaign. The @NASWMI PACE endorsement is an honor I commit to earn every day.

National Democratic Redistricting Committee

Honored to have NDRC’s endorsement. I support their efforts to have voters pick their politicians—not the other way around.

Operating Engineers OE 324 Michigan

This one is special and I’m honored to have it. As a child, I watched my dad get up with the sun every workday to head to a construction site. I’m honored to fight alongside his union family for job-creating legislation and workforce betterment. @OE324 has 14,000 Members and focuses on building and maintaining a better Michigan.

Planned Parenthood Advocates of Michigan

I’m proud to gain the endorsement of PPAM and stand with them in championing women’s reproductive rights, reproductive health and safety.

Progressive Turnout Project

Progressive Turnout Project is the largest voter contact organization in the country dedicated to mobilizing the Democratic Party and defending democracy. I’m proud to have their endorsement and grateful for all their work rallying eligible voters to help Democrats win in competitive races up & down the ballot.

Saginaw African American Pastors

@SAAPastors work to bring positive change to City of Saginaw residents— focusing on health, housing, banking, education, law enforcement and more. I am sincerely humbled by their work and deeply honored by their endorsement. I commit to earning it every day of this campaign and in service as State Senator.

Seirra Club

The Michigan Chapter of the Sierra Club is the statewide voice for the nation’s oldest, largest, and most influential grassroots environmental organization. I’m honored to carry their endorsement.

The States Project

@StatesProjectUS views state legislatures as the strongest force for change, so they focus on state level ‘majority makers.’ I am glad they endorsed me and recognize how important MI SD-35 is to flipping the Michigan Senate blue.


I’m proud to gain the endorsement of The International Union, United Automobile, Aerospace and Agricultural Implement Workers of America, and stand with @UAW in fighting to get and maintain living and thriving wages.

Vote Mama

Thrilled to be endorsed by @VoteMamaUS. Vote Mama coaches, provides financial support, and endorses Democratic moms running for office from the school board to the U.S. Senate.

Get Involved

Join us in our grassroots campaign to elect Kristen! Whether it’s phone banking, knocking doors, office work, event hosting or donations, we’re grateful for your support.