Friday, July 13, 2007

Obama's Grassroots Endorsements

Barack Obama continues racking up New Hampshire endorsements. This week his campaign released the names of various "grassroots leaders" who have endorsed the Senator. In a campaign press release, Obama said that "Whether it’s hundreds coming out to canvass, or community leaders coming down to our offices to make phone calls, this grassroots movement is strong and growing.” Here is a list of the endorsements for this week:

Grassroots Leaders in Cheshire County
Dan Carr, Ashuelot – Co-Chair of the Ashuelot Democrats
Julia Ferrari, Ashuelot – Co-Chair of the Ashuelot Democrats
Ann Heffernon, Swanzey – Secretary of the Cheshire County Democratic Executive Committee
Gene Pokorny, Jaffrey – President of the Center for Arms Control and Non-Proliferation; Board Member, Council for a Livable World

Hillsborough County Grassroots Leaders
Gerald (Jerry) Hanauer, Bedford Don Johnson; Deering Peter Von Sneidern, Temple; Bruce and Francesca Cobb, Peterborough; Joan Jones, Milford; Nolan Jones, Milford; Cornelis Pieterse, Wilton; Marion Noble, Antrim; Terry Reeves, Peterborough; David Baum, Peterborough

Grassroots Leaders in Southeastern New Hampshire
Chip Moynihan, Hampton – New Hampshire Democratic Party State Committee Member; Rockingham County Democratic Executive Committee member
Joanne Dowdell, Portsmouth – Vice President for Corporate Responsibility for Citizens Advisors Inc.
Jerry Slagle, Alton – Democratic activist
John Barriere, Durham – Membership Coordinator of the College Democrats of New Hampshire (UNH student)

Obama was also endorsed by the following people: Rep. David Borden of New Castle; Cheshire County Treasurer Stuart West; Paul O'Connor, state Democratic Party Labor Caucus co-chair; Douglas Micklon, former American Legion state commander, and his wife, former state Rep. Stephanie Micklon, both of Salem.

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