Endorsements and Distinctions

“The stakes have never been higher and more clear. Our country needs leaders who have the ability to connect, to care and to innovate. COVID-19 has shown us we need new solutions to both old problems and to emerging challenges,” says RFS co-founder Ross Morales Rocketto. “These are candidates who are going to work hard to run grassroots, community-led campaigns” -- Read the entire statement here.

"Your campaign has been awarded the 2020 Moms Demand Action Gun Sense Candidate distinction. Thank you again for advocating for gun violence prevention and making a commitment to govern with gun safety in mind."

"The International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers is an organization made up of nearly 750,00 men and women just like you, engaged in every type of employment. Their needs and goals are the same as yours, however, they have the personal strength, and human dignity that come from belonging to a world respected labor organization which helps it's members live better, freer, and fuller lives."

"End Citizens United (ECU) and Let America Vote (LAV) announced today that its state level project, Fight for Reform, is endorsing Ben Marcus in the 16th State House district of Florida. This endorsement is a recognition of Ben’s leadership in the struggle to fix our broken political system."

"We are excited to inform you that the membership of the Florida LGBTQ+ Democratic Caucus has endorsed your campaign for the Florida Legislature! We are proud to support your campaign's efforts to further the cause of equality for LGBTQ+ Floridians."

“Welcome Ben Marcus, Candidate State House District 16 Florida, to 90 for 90."

"[Ben] is in favor of traditional public education, while also supporting  charter schools that meet the same academic rigor.  Why?  Because traditional public schools are the manner in which over 90 percent of our students receive their education and also because good public schools are necessary for attracting quality businesses." -- Read the entire statement here.

“Mandarin and San Marco need a state representative working for their communities -  not working for special interests. Ben Marcus is a public school champion and a spirited, knowledgeable candidate. Please consider giving him YOUR support at the polls this November!"

"You share our support the working Men and Women of Northeast Florida. We look forward to working with you to promote the future of working Men and Women in Florida on such issues as wages, education, job safety and security, and dignity in the workplace."

"Jacksonville Area NOW is  proud to recommend support for you in your race for Florida House Seat 16 in the upcoming 2020 election.  We applaud your commitment to equality, and your support for NOW’s priority issues."

“Our Revolution Jacksonville is pleased to announce the endorsement of Ben Marcus for State Representative, District 16."

"The Democratic Environmental Caucus of Florida (DECF) strives to support Florida lawmakers, candidates, legislation and businesses that preserve, protect and enhance Florida’s natural resources."

Ben will be a strong ally on issues of equality and fairness, and has pledged to champion passing statewide nondiscrimination protections that would protect our families and community. Equality Florida Action PAC is proud to endorse Ben Marcus in this race for Florida House District 16.

Thank you for standing up for the rights of womxn, families and our Florida communities and committing your campaign to our Mission and Guiding Values.

"Thank you for taking time to learn about our cause and share some of your experience, strength, and hope as well. Running for office is never easy, and it is part of the backbone of our free democracy, so thank you for your service."

"We represent over 55,000 active and retired Floridians including healthcare professionals, public employees, and property service workers. Across the state, SEIU Florida members provide vital services in Florida’s hospitals, nursing homes, public schools, community colleges, municipal and county governments, malls, airports, and universities."

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