2020 Endorsements

I am honored to have received endorsements from following organizations and individuals for my state senate campaign:


Colorado AFL – CIO

Colorado Education Association (CEA)

American Federation of Teacher (AFT)

Emily’s List

Planned Parenthood Votes Colorado


Colorado People’s Alliance

AFSCME (American Federation of State, County and Municipal Employees)

Pipefitters Local 208

Southwest Regional Council of Carpenters (SWRCC)

Sierra Club

Colorado Organization for Latina Opportunity and Reproductive Rights (COLOR)

Blue Rising 

Colorado Black Women for Political Action (CBWPA)

Colorado Ceasefire

Current and Former US and Colorado Elected officials:

Congressman Joe Neguse

Congressman Jason Crow

Colorado State Treasurer Dave Young

Hon. Peter Groff

Hon. Dickey Lee Hullinghorst

Hon. Wellington Webb

Hon. Wilma Webb

Hon. Gloria Tanner

Hon. Suzanne Williams – Former Senator for Senate District 28

Colorado Speaker of the House – KC Becker

State Senator Lois Court – President Pro Tempore

State Senator Rhonda Fields – Assistant Majority Leader

State Representative Alec Garnett – House Majority Leader    

State Representative Chris Kennedy – Assistant Majority Leader

State Representative James Coleman – Co-Whip

State Representative Adrienne Benavidez – Co-Whip

State Senator Nancy Todd – Current Senator for Senate District 28

State Senator Dominick Moreno 

State Senator Brittany Pettersen 

State Senator Jessie Danielson

State Senator Pete Lee 

State Senator Faith Winter

State Representative Jeni James Arndt

State Representative Tracy Kraft-Tharp

State Representative Cathy Kipp

State Representative Edie Hooton

State Representative Dominique Jackson

State Representative Mike Weissman

State Representative Susan Lontine

State Representative Barbara McLachlan

State Representative Dylan Roberts

State Representative Jovan Melton

State Representative Leslie Herod      

State Representative Tony Exum         

State Representative Mike Weissman

State Representative Chris Hansen

State Representative Meg Froelich

State Representative Monica Duran

State Representative Serena Gonzales-Gutierrez

Previous Campaign Endorsements:

I am incredibly  honored to receive this endorsement from President Obama in my 2016 campaign for House District 40!

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)




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