Rise Up WV endorses Stephen Smith for governor in 2020. His responses to our questionnaire and his commitment to not take corporate money show his willingness to stand up to wealthy interests and support healthcare for all, quality public education and other programs that benefit working families. He also has a clear track record of organizing to combat poverty in West Virginia and standing with striking school employees.
Moreover, we know that Smith shares our belief that lasting change comes from people organizing to articulate their demands and hold politicians accountable, and we are excited about the growing WV Can't Wait movement.
Stay tuned for future endorsements!