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Warren Campaign Press Release - More Than 40 Former Trump Voters and Republicans in Iowa Endorse Elizabeth Warren

January 15, 2020

West Des Moines, IA—More than 40 current or former Republicans—including Iowans who voted for Trump in the last election and a 2016 Iowa caucus precinct captain for Ted Cruz—have endorsed Elizabeth Warren for president. The list includes 16 Iowans who will have precinct leadership roles for the Warren campaign on caucus night.

"Elizabeth Warren is building a coalition that will win this November because she's fighting to level the playing field for all working families," said Judy Haynes, a former Republican from Manchester, Iowa. "She's fighting to end corruption in Washington so our government works for the American people—not just the wealthy and well-connected. This former Republican is caucusing for Elizabeth on Feb. 3rd because I want to live in the America she knows is possible."

Elizabeth Warren is running for president to end corruption and ensure opportunity for all. Her plans start with a wealth tax—a small tax on the fortunes of the wealthiest 0.1 percent of Americans. The plan enjoys support from across the political spectrum, and would generate revenue we can use to provide universal child care and pre-K, high-quality public K-12 for every student, universal free public college and technical school, student-loan debt cancellation for 42 million Americans and more.

"Republicans, Democrats and independents alike can see that government today works great for those at the top, while leaving everyone else behind," Elizabeth Warren said. "I'm grateful to see Iowans from across the political spectrum joining our movement—together, we can make the big, structural change we need."

The below list is comprised of current and former Republicans and Trump voters who have committed to caucus for Elizabeth on Feb. 3:

Bobby Adams, Council Bluffs
Kristi Adams, Marion
Seth Banwell, Newton
Mahlon Barker, Dallas Center
Warren Bell, Maquoketa
McKenzie Beyer, Slater
Kathy Blazek, Anita
Sharon Bourke, Crescent
Susan Bragga, Centerville
Deanne Bryce, Des Moines
Kenneth Choquette, Des Moines
Matt Drake, Dubuque
Brandon Ermels, Urbandale
Holly Gross, Villisca
Judy Haynes, Manchester
Scott Hoodjer, Clarksville
Nanette Horton, Muscatine
Bryan Hurd, Bettendorf
Mike Kaldenberg, Winterset
Debra Kellogg-Rummel, Oelwein
Karla Lair, Des Moines
Judy Lucas, Des Moines
Jan Manders, Durango
Barb McBreen, Cambridge
Raymond Meylor, Polk City
Benjamin Miler, Inwood
Melinda Millard, Jefferson
Teri Moroney, Council Bluffs
Kristin Netemeyer, Mason City
Mark Olson, Council Bluffs
Karen Pierson, Marion
Terri Potter, Preston
Sue Rohner, Greenfield
Linda Schmitt, Atlantic
Curtis Schroeder, Fort Dodge
Terry Trimpe, Hiawatha
Isaac Truckenbrod, Grinnell
Janice Whaley, Marion
Terry Whaley, Marion
Bryan White, Boone
Stephen Wiedner, Waukon
Vincent Wolfe, Grinnell
Gene Wubbels, Grinnell

Elizabeth Warren, Warren Campaign Press Release - More Than 40 Former Trump Voters and Republicans in Iowa Endorse Elizabeth Warren Online by Gerhard Peters and John T. Woolley, The American Presidency Project

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