Starting Line will be compiling all of the notable endorsements in the Iowa Caucus for the Democratic presidential candidates on this page.

You can also view our list of candidate visits at our Caucus Calendar

*Last updated 7/12/19


Joe Biden

State Representative Bruce Hunter
State Senator Jim Lykam
State Representative Dennis Cohoon
Polk County Treasurer Mary Maloney
Scott County Auditor Roxanna Mortiz
Waterloo Councilmember Tom Powers
Iowa Fire Fighters Union
Jackie Norris, President of Goodwill of Central Iowa
Betty Brim-Hunter, former IFL political director
Ken Runde, former Dubuque County Sheriff
Teri Hawks Goodman, Dubuque activist
Bill Gluba, former Davenport mayor
Jerry Messer, former QC Federation of Labor president
Jim Hancock, former Scott County supervisor
Highland Nichols, former Clinton County Democrats chair
Frantz Whitfield, Mount Carmel Baptist Church pastor, Waterloo

Steve Bullock

Attorney General Tom Miller
Jan Bauer, DNC member and former Story County Democrats chair

Cory Booker

State Representative Amy Nielsen
State Representative Jennifer Konfrst
State Representative Mark Smith
State Representative Kenan Judge
Iowa City Councilmember Mazahir Salih
Iowa City Councilmember Bruce Teague
Cedar Rapids Councilmember Dale Todd
Jerry Crawford, Des Moines attorney
Marcia Nichols, former AFSCME Council 61 political director
Melinda Jones, IDP SCC Member
Julie Stewart, former Dallas County Democrats chair
Kathi Judge, Dallas County activist
Nancy Bobo, Polk County activist
John Klaus, former Story County Democratic Central Committee Vice Chair
Carolyn Klaus, former Story County Democratic Central Committee Precinct Representative
Carol Kramer, Jasper County activist
Fritz Kramer, Jasper County activist
Cathy Jury, Polk County activist
Scott Foens, Linn County Activist and Central Committee Member
Linda Foens, Linn County Activist
Rachael Ferraro, Head of Dubuque Transgender
Kim El-Baroudi, Polk County Activist
Mike Weinard, Johnson County activist, AFSCME member
Chris Weinard, Johnson County activist, AFSCME member
Ellie Miglin, Roosevelt High School Democrats Chair
Nick Pryor, Co-Founder of Students Against School Shootings Iowa
Ian Russell, Scott County Activist and Central Committee Member
Yena Balekyani, Polk County immigration activist
Reverend Charles Lane, Black Hawk County
Lee Jolliffe, Drake University professor
Tanya Keith, Polk County activist
Ian Rappolt, Teacher and Woodbury County Activist
Tatum Clayburn, member of Simpson College Democrats
Marti Mefferd, Lucas County activist
Melissa Hale, Polk County activist
Makenna Yates, Warren County activist
Lael Neal, Polk County activist
Shaimaa Aly, Polk County activist
Carol Clark, Johnson County activist
Lori A. Young, Polk County activist
Dava James, Story County activist
Judy Anderson, Polk County activist
Kay Marcel, Polk County gun violence prevention activist

Julian Castro

Rob Barron, Des Moines School Board member and Founder Latino Political Network
Mary Campos, Longtime Activist and Community Leader
Steve Villatoro, Community Leader and Vice Chair of Latino Caucus
Joe Henry, Longtime Leader and Activist Latino in Latino Community
Jose Ibarra, Storm Lake Councilman
Bonnie Brown, Community Leader and SCC Member
Sally (Araceli) Goode, Community Leader and Activist

John Delaney

Paula Meyer, Northern Iowa activist (campaign co-chair)
Connie Klug, Adel businesswoman (campaign co-chair)
Donna Crum, Mills County Democrats chair
Nancy Camardo, Wayne County Democrats chair
Twyla Peacock, Van Buren County Democrats chair

Tulsi Gabbard

Chris Laursen, UAW Local 74 president

Kirsten Gillibrand

Kirsten Anderson
Kyla Paterson, Iowa Democratic Party Stonewall Caucus chair

Kamala Harris

Deidre DeJear, former Secretary of State candidate (campaign chair)
Meghann Foster, Coralville City Councilwoman
Jean Hessburg, IDP Women’s Caucus Chair
Vergarie Sanford, Minister Mount Zion Refuge Center Church
Thomas Fisher, Des Moines Assistant City Attorney
Victor Dutchuk, West Des Moines Democrats chair
Vanessa Phelan, Northwest Des Moines Democrats chair

Amy Klobuchar

State Representative Marti Anderson
State Representative Ruth Ann Gaines
Shirley McAdon, Adel City Council Member
Andy McGuire, former IDP chair and gubernatorial candidate (campaign chair)
Bill Witt, former legislator
Jamie Woods, chair of IDP Black Caucus
Melissa Fath, community activist and University of Iowa cancer researcher
Ruth and Scott Thompson, Des Moines activists
Jackie Wellman, West Des Moines activist

Beto O’Rourke

State Representative Brian Meyer
State Representative Chris Hall (political director)
Dubuque County Recorder John Murphy
Polk County Soil And Water District Commissioner Lou McDonald
Linn County Supervisor Brent Oelson
Nate Willems, former state representative

Bernie Sanders

State Representative Jeff Kurtz
Lone Tree Mayor Jonathan Green
Dubuque City Councilmember Kate Larson
Waterloo City Councilmember Patrick Morrissey
Poweshiek County Supervisor Jason Roudabush
Fairfield School Board Member Kelly Scott
UAW Local 230, Ottumwa
Beverly Hannon, former state senator
Abshir Omar, Polk County activist (campaign Political Coordinator)
Chris Morse, Polk County Democrats Membership Committee Chair
Nick Salazar, League of United Latin American Citizens (LULAC) State Director
Emma Schmit, Iowa Democratic Party Central Committee Member

Elizabeth Warren

Johnson County Supervisor Rod Sullivan
Berkley Bedell, former Iowa congressman


Former Candidates

Eric Swalwell

Vicki Brown, Black Hawk County Democrats chair (campaign chair)


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