Nasheed Kicks off Re-election Campaign With Broad Support

June 30, 2016

ST. LOUIS - Today, State Senator Jamilah Nasheed (D-St. Louis) announced the endorsements of 39 local officials and organizations supporting her re-election campaign.

“It's an honor to work with everyone on this list.  Together, we'll fight to bring progress to St. Louis. I'm honored they recognize my commitment to serving our great city and moving it forward,” Nasheed said.

Nasheed opened her campaign headquarters this past weekend. A crowd of over 100, including officials from across the city, attended the event.

“I will continue to bridge the gap between young and old, white and black, rich and poor in this city. Together, we’ll improve public safety, education, and job growth,” she said to supporters.

For over a decade, Nasheed has championed criminal justice reform, education and economic development in the Missouri Legislature.

Nasheed is seeking her second term as State Senator of the 5th District. The primary will be held on August 2nd.

List of Endorsers: 


Mayor Francis Slay Hon. Darlene Green
Hon. Tishaura Jones Hon. Mavis Thompson
Sen. Joe Keaveny Rep. Mike Butler
Rep. Mike Colona Rep. Kim Gardner
Rep. Jacob Hummel Ald. Freeman Bosley Sr.
Ald. Jack Coatar Ald. Steven Conway
Ald. Dionne Flowers Ald. Antonio French
Ald. Christine Ingrassia Ald. Lydia Krewson
Ald. Joseph Roddy Hon. Anthony Bell
Hon. Lucinda Frazier Hon. Robert Hilgemann
Hon. Kemata McCline Hon. Larry Middlebrook
Hon. Ollie Stewart Hon. Brian Wahby
Hon. Valerie Petty Hon. Jack Stelzer
Hon. Dale Sweet 6th Ward
8th Ward 14th Ward
15th Ward 25th Ward
28th Ward Mo. Cattlemen's Association
NARAL National Education Association
National Women's Political Caucus Planned Parenthood of St. Louis and Southwest Mo.
Sierra Club  

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