NJ State Sen. Troy Singleton Endorses Congressman Andy Kim for Reelection

NJ State Sen. Troy Singleton Endorses Congressman Andy Kim for Reelection

 

MARLTON, NJ — Today, Congressman Andy Kim (NJ-03) announced the endorsement of State Senator Troy Singleton, adding to his growing list of support from New Jersey state leaders.

 

“Over the past two years as our Congressman, Andy Kim has proven himself time and time again to be a relentless advocate for the residents of Burlington and Ocean Counties,” said NJ State Senator Troy Singleton. “Whether it’s hosting monthly town hall meetings where he hears directly from those he represents, or when he’s fighting on the Hill for working and middle-class families, small businesses, and veterans, Andy has demonstrated accountability and leadership on the issues that matter most. As a fellow legislator, and, most importantly, as his constituent, I am proud to support the re-election of Congressman Andy Kim.”

 

“I’m honored to have the support of State Senator Troy Singleton. Troy is a true public servant who knows what it means to serve his community with honor and integrity,” said Congressman Andy Kim. “Troy knows that small businesses are the foundation of our communities here in New Jersey, and I’m consistently inspired by the work he does creating environments where they can grow and thrive.”

 

In addition to State Sen. Troy Singleton, Andy has been endorsed by ATU New Jersey State Council, Ironworkers Local 399, UA Local 322, Plumbers, Pipefitters and HVAC Service Technicians, Teamsters Joint Council 53 and Local 676, the International Union of Bricklayers and Allied Craftworkers of New Jersey, the Communication Workers of America Local 1036 and Local 1032, The International Federation of Professional and Technical Engineers (IFPTE), the United Food and Commercial Workers Union (UFCW), the New Jersey State Association of Letter Carriers, and the American Federation of Teachers New Jersey (AFTNJ).

 

Andy also has the support of the American Postal Workers Union, the National Treasury Employees Union, the National Active and Retired Federal Employees Association, and the Air Line Pilots Association, among others.

 

Without taking support from corporate PACs, the campaign raised more than $1 million in the second fundraising quarter of 2020. The campaign has raised more than $4.3 million in the 2020 cycle, and currently has more than $3.5 million cash on hand. Without taking a dime from corporate PACs, the campaign has put itself in a strong position to win what is widely expected to be one of the most competitive races in the country this fall. Of individual donations to Kim’s campaign, 90 percent were $100 or less, demonstrating continued grassroots support that helped him win in 2018.

 

Congressman Kim has been listed as part of the DCCC’s Frontline program and has been endorsed by government reform groups like End Citizens United PAC and the Patriotic Millionaires; national security and veterans groups like VoteVets, Serve American PAC, Foreign Policy for America, and Council for a Livable World; progressive groups like the League of Conservation Voters and Planned Parenthood Action Fund; and advocacy organizations like Brady PAC, Emgage Action and Jewish Democratic Council of America (JDCA), among other organizations.

 

Congressman Kim grew up in Marlton, NJ and lives in the district with his wife, Kammy, and two young children. He previously served as the Director for Iraq and the Counter-ISIS fight at the White House National Security Council and as a strategic adviser to top generals in Afghanistan.

 

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