Candidate Endorsements

ORMD is pleased to announce endorsements for the 2022 General Election.

Other endorsements may follow. If you would like to participate in the endorsement process or campaigning, email us, at

Elisabeth Epps
State House District 6

Elisabeth advocates for replacing the police with alternative approaches to public safety. In addition she champions  investment in mental health care, harm reduction, smart drug policy, public schools, clean air and safe water. Despite financial and family challenges, Elisabeth was able to put herself through college and law school. Currently, she is founder and executive director of The Colorado Freedom Fund, which works to increase community safety and end wealth-based detention in Colorado. Learn more about Elisabeth  and her campaign at:

Amanda Gonzalez
Jeffco Clerk and Recorder

Amanda Gonzalez is an attorney, a former small business CEO, and an elections expert who will work for every eligible voter in Jefferson County to make sure that they have the freedom to vote and that their votes are accurately counted. She will work diligently to call out election misinformation and ensure access to County Services for all Jeffco residents. Learn more about Amanda and her campaign at:


Jena Griswold
Colorado Secretary of State

Elected as Secretary of State in 2018, Jena will continue to prioritize election security, expand access to elections and fight dark money and corruption.  After receiving her JD from Penn, she practiced international anti-corruption law, and worked as a voter protection attorney for President Obama. Learn more about Jena and her campaign

Javier Mabrey
State House District 1

Javier will fight for economic justice, housing affordability, renter’s rights, and criminal justice reform. After putting himself through college, he began his career as a community organizer. Following law school in 2019, Javier started an eviction defense non-profit legal aid group that represents tenants in Denver and advocates for affordable housing and tenants’ rights. He has also organized public pressure campaigns to advocate for immigration reform and more funding for Colorado schools. Learn more about Javier and his campaign at:

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