I am honored to receive this endorsement from our great President Obama. To ensure that WE emerge victorious please vote today!

October 27th, 2016

PRESIDENT OBAMA ENDORSES Janet Buckner FOR Colorado House District 40

Support Underscores Crucial Nature of This Race

WASHINGTON —Today President Barack Obama endorsed Janet Buckner in her race for Colorado House District 40. Janet Buckner is among a select group of state legislative candidates from around the country to be endorsed by the President. House District 40 encompasses South Eastern Aurora.

This contest has caught national attention due to Janet Buckner’s commitment to working families and education initiatives.

“We are thrilled that President Obama is endorsing our candidates in some of the most competitive races across the country,” said Jessica Post, Executive Director of the Democratic Legislative Campaign Committee. “His endorsement highlights how crucial state legislative elections are to building on the progress the President has achieved and to continuing to move our nation forward.”



I am incredibly proud and honored to have these organizations and individuals endorse my candidacy. Thank you all for your support and contributions. Email us here if you would like to be added to our endorsement list.

Endorsements from Governor John Hickenlooper and Senator Michael Bennet


We have also received the endorsement from Governor Hickenlooper and U.S. Senator Michael Bennet. Here are their gracious statements below:

“State Representative Janet Buckner is running to continue serving the citizens of House District 40.  Janet’s immense strength and love for her community has driven her to continue the legacy of her late husband, former Representative John Buckner.  I am proud to stand with Janet – a leader dedicated to standing up for working families, striving for better standards of living, and ensuring public schools are properly funded and supported.  House District 40 citizens will be well-served by returning Janet Buckner to the gold dome to continue her service.”
– Governor John Hickenlooper

Janet is carrying on the legacy of her late husband, John, in the State House by working to improve our education system, protect our environment and defend women’s health issues. We need to reelect her for the sake of House District 40 and all of Colorado.”
– Senator Michael Bennet


The follow organizations and individuals have endorsed my Candidacy:

(American Federation of Teachers)




(Naral Pro Choice)




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In addition to the list above, we have also received the endorsements from these great organizations:

Colorado Academy of Family Physicians (CAFP)

Secure Pera: Colorado coalition for retirement security

Colorado Advocates for Rural Electrification (Care)

Colorado Contractors Association (CCA)

Colorado Dental Association

Stand for Children

Mountain west Credit union

Sheet Metal Workers #9

United Food and Commercial Workers Local #7

Individuals and legislators who have endorsed my candidacy include:

Governor John Hickenlooper

U.S. Senator Michael Bennet

State Rep.  & Speaker Dickey Lee Hullinghorst

State Rep. & Majority leader Crisanta Duran

 State Sen. Nancy Todd

State Sen.  Morgan Carroll

States Rep. Alec Garnett

State Rep. Millie Hamner

State Rep. KC Becker

State Rep. Brittany Pettersen

State Rep.  Rhonda Fields

State Rep. Jovan Melton

State Rep. Angela Williams

State Rep. Pete Lee

State Rep. Jessie Danielson

State Rep. Dominique Moreno

State Rep. Paul Rosenthal

State Rep. Joe Salazar

State Rep. Lois Court

State Rep. Mike Foote

 State Rep. Susan Lontine

State Rep. Faith winter

Former CU Regent, Hon. Joe Neguse