Endorsements 2020

Joy Goff-Marcil has been endorsed by many organizations and leaders, proving that she is, once again, the right person to get the job done in Tallahassee.

I am very pleased to again endorse Joy Goff-Marcil for state representative.   Joy has served us well the last two years asking the right questions and working respectfully with all sides.  She is passionate about issues affecting all of us and makes her vote about the entire community, not just a few voices.  We need her back in the state house. 

-Alex Sink, Former CFO for the State of Florida

I am pleased to inform you that the Sierra Club has endorsed your candidacy for the 2020 election cycle in Florida House District 30 in appreciation of your demonstrated commitment to protecting the environment.  Our endorsement sends a message of your strong support for the environment and your proven track record in environmental issues.

–David Harbeitner, Political Chair, Sierra Club Florida Chapter

I am happy to continue endorsing Joy Goff-Marcil for State House district 30.  Joy works with everyone to bring better solutions to her district.  As state house representative, she lends her voice and vote to her local public schools and her community.  I know she will continue to serve us well. 

– Betty Castor, Former Florida Education Commissioner, former President of the University of South Florida, tireless educator, wife, mother & grandmother

Joy Goff-Marcil has been awarded the 2020 Moms Demand Action Gun Sense Candidate distinction. The Moms Demand Action Gun Sense Candidate distinction is intended to identify candidates that demonstrate that they will govern with Gun Safety in mind.

Joy is a committed and effective representative who has worked tirelessly to protect Florida’s natural resources, ensure children have access to mental health services, and to increase funding for public schools and teacher salaries. We know she will continue to fight and deliver results for the people of Florida House District 30.

–Geri Prado, vice president of state and local campaigns at EMILY’s List

Congratulations! I’m excited to inform you that the Equality Florida Action PAC board has voted to endorse your campaign for the Florida House, District 30! Thank you for your commitment to our community and your commitment championing LGBTQ people and our families.

– Joe Saunders, Senior Political Director, Equality Florida

On behalf of the more than 140,000 members of the Florida Education Association, we applaud your decision to seek re-election to public office.  This endorsement is in recognition of your advocacy for teachers and support professionals, as well as your support for neighborhood public schools in Florida.

– Fredrick Ingram, President, Florida Education Association

Ruth’s List is proud to lend its sought after ‘seal of approval’ to an incredible group of pro-choice Democratic women seeking re-election to state legislative offices. These legislators are the front-line fighters on issues that matter most to Florida families: women’s reproductive choice, health care, education and protecting Florida’s environment. Our endorsed legislators are essential to turning back the clock on 20 years of Republican rule in Tallahassee. Each of these women is a leader and trailblazer in her own right. Individually, they are changing their communities. Collectively, they are changing our state and our nation… Ruth’s List is proud to endorse Rep. Joy Goff-Marcil for Florida House District 30.”

Pamela Goodman, President of Ruth’s List Florida, 2018-2020

Ruth's List

If you care about protecting our local voice, Joy is your candidate. Joy has been a strong voice on behalf of us, the citizens. Let’s keep Joy in Tallahassee, for us, supporting common sense laws that keep authority at the local level, so we make progress and maintain the quality of life that makes sense for our district. She is a listener, a problem solver, and an experienced leader.

-Deirdre Macnab, Citizen Organizer

Congratulations! Your bid for re-election in 2020 has been officially endorsed by the AFL-CIO! Our Central Labor Council and the Florida AFL-CIO Committee on Political Education has determined that your candidacy best represents the interests of working families … Custodians & Teachers, Electricians & Painters, Cooks & Housekeepers, and many more.” 

–Eric Clinton, President, Central Florida AFL-CIO, Lake, Orange, Osceola and Seminole Counties 

You have been a strong supporter of reproductive health and we know you will continue to be a dedicated advocate.

Florida Alliance of Planned Parenthood Affiliates

Congratulations on your endorsement by the Young Democrats of Seminole County!

Krunali Brahmbhatt, Deputy Communications Director, Florida College Democrats, Director of Public Relations, Young Democrats of Seminole County

“Through your work in your community as a lawyer and as your neighbors’ representative first on the city council, then in the Florida House, you have shown yourself to be a true friend of veterans and their families.”

— Phil Giorno, President, Democratic Veterans Caucus of Florida  

“We believe you share a common vision for Florida and the nation – one in which racial justice and the ability to join together in union is central to working families having economic security, rights and a legacy for the next generation.”

-Marcus L. Dixon, Executive Director, SEIU Florida

We believe that you share our goals to fight to strengthen public schools, improve employees’ working conditions and salaries, and work to make sure we have the tools and resources needed to ensure student success. Thank you for being a champion of Florida’s students, teachers and public education!”

—Wendy L. Doromal, OCCTA President