Tanisha Sullivan Earns Endorsements From 40 Municipal and State Officials

July 27, 2022 — Today, Tanisha Sullivan’s campaign for Secretary of State announced receiving the following individual endorsements from local officials across Massachusetts:

  • David Martin, Select Board Chair, Acton
  • Tom Hendrickson, City Councillor, Agwam
  • Ana Devlin Gauthier, City Council, Amherst
  • Anika Lopes, City Council, Amherst 
  • Hannah Bowen, Councilor at Large, Beverly 
  • Moises Rodrigues, former Mayor, Brockton
  • Raul Fernandez, former Select Board member, Brookline
  • Ayesha Wilson, School Committee, Cambridge 
  • Quinton Zondervan, City Council, Cambridge 
  • Ken Reeves, former Mayor, Cambridge
  • Roberto Jimenez-Rivera, School Committee, Chelsea
  • Damali Vidot, City Council, Chelsea
  • Nicole LaChapelle, Mayor, Easthampton 
  • Greg Verga, Mayor, Gloucester
  • Koko Givner, City Council, Holyoke 
  • Jenny Rivera, City Council, Holyoke
  • Jose Maldonado Velez, City Council, Holyoke
  • Gregory Del Rosario, City Council, Lawrence  
  • Jonathan Guzman, School Committee, Lawrence
  • Brandon Robbins, School Committee, Leominster
  • Coco Alinsug, City Council, Lynn
  • Keith Bernard, Malden School Committee
  • Samantha Perlman, City Councilor, Marborough
  • Shane Burgo, Councilor, New Bedford
  • Stan Moulton, City Councilor, Northampton
  • Michael Quinlan, Former Councilor, Northampton
  • Andre Green, Somerville School Committee
  • Jake Wilson, Councilor at Large Somerville 
  • Kristen Strezo, Councilor at Large Somerville 
  • Jesse Clingan, City Council, Somerville 
  • Manny Cruz, Salem School Committee
  • Patricia Morsillo, City Council President Salem
  • Megan Ricardi, City Council Salem 
  • Alice Merkl, City Council, Salem
  • Zaida Goven, City Council, Springfield
  • Jonathan Paz, City Council, Waltham 
  • Andrew Lipsett, School Committee, Woburn
  • Khrystian King, City Council, Worcester
  • Sue Mailman, School Committee, Worcester
  • Thu Nguyen, City Council, Worcester


This week’s endorsements represent the latest in a growing wave of support for Sullivan from elected leaders, labor unions, progressive organizations, and national groups. Over the last several weeks, Tanisha was endorsed by Local 103 IBEW, 1199 SEIU, SEIU 509, and the Greater Boston Building Trades Union which collectively represent nearly 135,000 working families across Massachusetts, as well as the Massachusetts Women’s Political Caucus PAC and Elect Black Women PAC . Read more here.


About Tanisha Sullivan

Tanisha is an attorney, former Chief Equity Officer in the Boston Public Schools and President of the NAACP Boston, who has led a career dedicated to service—from working in community and across the ideological spectrum to deliver on civil rights and social, economic, and racial justice, to decades as a practicing lawyer in corporate firms and life science companies. A Brockton native, she’s running for Massachusetts Secretary of State because it’s time to realize the full potential of this office in the fight to protect voting rights, increase government transparency and accessibility, engage the electorate, and build a stronger, more vibrant democracy for all. Tanisha recently earned the MassDems endorsement (62% of delegates) at the state convention, which determined candidates for statewide office who will be on the ballot for the Sept. 6 primary.


Learn more about Tanisha and her campaign at www.TanishaSullivan.com and @Tanisha4MA on Twitter, Facebook, and Instagram.