National Journal: RACE FOR THE HOUSE

RACE FOR THE HOUSE: Defend the Vote, a group supporting “pro-democracy” candidates, endorsed 14 candidates across competitive and open Democratic seats. In swing seats, DTV endorsed 2022 CA-22 nominee Rudy Salas (D), consumer-rights attorney Derek Tran (D) in CA-45, former New Jersey Working Families Party Director Sue Altman (D) in NJ-07, state Sen. John Mannion (D) in NY-22, former TV anchor Janelle Stelson (D) in PA-10, and 2022 TX-15 nominee Michelle Vallejo (D).

In safe, open seats, the group backed former state Sen. Raquel Terán (D) in AZ-03, Bay Area Rapid Transit Board Director Lateefah Simon (D) in CA-12, Assemblywoman Luz Rivas (D) in CA-29, Assemblywoman Laura Friedman (D) in CA-30, Baltimore County Executive Johnny Olszewski (D) in MD-02, state Sen. Sarah Elfreth (D) in MD-03, state Sen. Kelly Morrison (D) in MN-03, and state Rep. Julie Johnson (D) in TX-32. (Hotline reporting)

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