March 3, 2016

Winston-Salem Journal Endorsement

“Blue is the son of Dan Blue Jr., a longtime leader among Democrats in the legislature. The son worked in investment banking on Wall Street and currently works in his family law firm, where he’s gained sound experience in working on bond issues and health-care issues. He’s sharp, well-organized and the best qualified in the primary.”

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March 2, 2016

UNITE HERE Endorsement

UNITE HERE Local 23 has announced that it has endorsed Dan Blue III for the position of Treasurer of the State of North Carolina. We believe Dan will provide the kind of attentive, fiscally responsible leadership that the working people of North Carolina need. UNITE HERE Local 23 represents food service employees in Charlotte and Raleigh, North Carolina. UNITE HERE …

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March 1, 2016

Black Political Caucus Endorsement

I am honored to receive the endorsement of the Black Political Caucus. They understand how the role of Treasurer affects all North Carolinians and how critical it is that we have someone who has displayed leadership in the areas of healthcare, finance and helping our communities fund infrastructure. As a community based political action committee the caucus informs and educates the …

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March 1, 2016

Equality NC Endorsement

Today, I am honored to accept the primary endorsement of Equality North Carolina. I have been proud to fight alongside this community to ensure that we secure equal rights and justice for all North Carolinians.

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February 22, 2016

RWCA Endorsement

The Raleigh Wake Citizens Association M-PAC endorsed Dan Blue III for Treasurer, stating that: The Raleigh Wake Citizens Association (RWCA) is a nonpartisan advocacy organization. Our goal is to empower minorities to protect, encourage, educate, and help residents obtain civic, economic, social, educational and political advancement. For more than 84 years, Raleigh Wake Citizens Association has been an influential factor …

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February 22, 2016

NCAE Endorsement

The North Carolina Association of Educators endorsed Dan Blue III for Treasurer, stating that: “Dan Blue III has a clear understanding of the impact a strong pension and health care system have on the ability to recruit and retain educators in North Carolina. His depth of experience in investment banking, as an attorney and as strong advocate for public education, will …

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February 22, 2016

Treasurer Janet Cowell’s Endorsement

Treasurer Janet Cowell endorsed Dan Blue III for Treasurer, stating that: “I know firsthand that we need strong, thoughtful leadership in the state treasurer’s office,” she said in a news release. “We need a leader who will continue to build upon our progress and protect meaningful retirement and health benefits for teachers, firefighters, police officers and public employees in North Carolina. …

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February 2, 2016

Durham People’s Alliance Endorsement

The Durham People’s Alliance PAC endorsed Dan Blue III for Treasurer, stating that: Dan Blue III knows how to manage the people’s money. He was an investment banker in New York before returning to North Carolina to practice law in the complex area of bond financing. As State Treasurer, Blue will protect the state pension fund and the state’s AAA bond …

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January 19, 2016

AFL-CIO Endorsement

RALEIGH, N.C. (January 19, 2016) – A committee of over sixty women and men representing union members in both the private and public sector from across North Carolina met to review completed questionnaires and interview candidates for statewide elected office in Raleigh last Friday. This Committee on Political Education (COPE) recommended the North Carolina State AFL-CIO endorse Deborah Ross for U.S. …

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January 4, 2016

Shelby Star: Democratic Primary for Treasurer Bears Watching

From the Shelby Star: “Traditional wisdom says Richard Burr and Deborah Ross get the nod for the U.S. Senate, while Pat McCrory and Roy Cooper win the gubernatorial primaries. Josh Stein should win the Democratic attorney general’s nomination, but the GOP contest between Buck Newton and Jim O’Neill bears watching, as does the Democratic primary for treasurer between Ron Elmer …

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