The Voter Protection Project endorses four new voting rights champions in competitive seats across the country ahead of this fall’s midterm elections
SACRAMENTO, CA – The Voter Protection Project (VPP), the largest national PAC focused on electing voting rights champions and holding Republicans accountable for their attacks on the ballot box, proudly announces support for Dr Kermit Jones running in California’s 3rd Congressional District, Josh Riley running in New York’s 19th Congressional District, Andrea Salinas running in Oregon’s and Brittany Pettersen running in Colorado’s 7th District,
“Republicans have made it clear they are willing to do whatever it takes to disenfranchise voters,” said Heather Greven, Executive Director of the Voter Protection Project. “That’s why it is more important than ever that strong Democrats who are committed to protecting our sacred right to vote win this fall. The Voter Protection Project is honored to add these four voting rights champions to our endorsement list and we look forward to being a part of the winning coalition that keeps Democrats in the majority. ”
After an $8.9 million dollar inaugural cycle as an organization, the Voter Protection Project is doubling down for 2022. Kermit Jones, Josh Riley, Andrea Salinas, and Britteny Petterson join a strong slate of candidates endorsed by VPP this cycle including Jackie Gordon, Michelle Vallejo, Don Davis, and Robert Garcia. VPP will continue to make critical investments to protect and elect Democrats who will make voting easier, not harder.
Founded in 2019, the Voter Protection Project works to confront the architects of voter suppression directly at the ballot box. Following the Supreme Court’s Rucho v. Common Cause ruling, which stated that federal courts cannot regulate partisan gerrymandering, VPP has taken on the fight to defeat voter suppression state-by-state. During the 2020 cycle, they raised over $8.9-million to support candidates for office at the federal and state levels that champion fair and representative elections. Learn more about VPP by visiting, www.protectvoting.org.