Former President Barack Obama has issued endorsements for over 100 Democratic candidates running for federal, statewide and state legislative offices in the upcoming 2020 elections, NBC News reports.
“Our country’s future hangs on this election, and it won’t be easy. But pandemics have a way of cutting through a lot of noise and spin to remind us of what is real, and what is important,” Obama said in a statement on Medium. “Elections matter. And we need Americans of all political stripes to get involved in our politics and our public life like never before.”
Out of the 118 candidates he endorsed, 51 are running for the House of Representatives, five for Senate, and over 50 for state legislative offices.
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