Supporters and Awards

Supporters and Awards

Ed Perlmutter has the support of the following groups:

Below is a small sampling of Ed’s supporters.

  • Colorado Fraternal Order of Police
  • First Responders
  • Miller Coors
  • American Nurses Association
  • Colorado Nurses Association
  • League of Conservation Voters
  • Sierra Club
  • Planned Parenthood Action Fund
  • National Association of Social Workers
  • National Association of Letter Carriers
  • The Colorado State Association of Letter Carriers
  • The Humane Society Legislative Fund
  • The National Emergency Medicine Political Action Committee
  • Veterans of Foreign Wars PAC (VFW)
  • Independent Bankers Association
  • National Bankers Association/Colorado Bankers Association
  • Colorado Automobile Dealers Association
  • National Auto Dealers Association
  • American Institute of Architects
  • American Institute of Certified Public Accountants
  • Safeway
  • Raytheon
  • Mortgage Brokers
  • Colorado Credit Union Association
  • American Medical Association/Colorado Medical Society
  • Hewlett Packard
  • Lockheed Martin Employees
  • Level 3 Communications
  • National Association of Realtors
  • Mass Mutual Financial Group Political Action Committee
  • American Federation of State, County and Municipal Employees
  • National Education Association
    People for the American Way
  • International Association of Firefighters
  • Colorado Ministerial Alliance
  • National Vietnam & Gulf War Veterans Coalition
  • Alliance for Retired Americans
  • Colorado AFL-CIO
  • American Dental Association
  • American Hospital Association
  • American Optemetric Association
  • American Physical Therapy Association
  • American Society of Anesthesiologists
  • Brady Campaign to Prevent Gun Violence
  • Human Rights Campaign
  • National Association of Credit Unions
  • US Cuba Democracy PAC
  • Joint Action Committee for Public Affairs (JACPAC)
  • Colorado Rural Electric Association
  • Dairy Farmers of America
  • National Beer Wholesalers Association
  • New Democrat Coalition
  • National Cable & Telecommunications Association
  • The American Land Title Association
  • American Financial Services Association
  • Independent Insurance Agents of America
  • National Association of Insurance and Financial Advisors
  • Aircraft Owners and Pilots
  • Property Casualty Insurers Association of America
  • America’s Community Bankers
  • American Veterinary Medical Association
  • National Propane Gas Association
  • American Health Care Association
  • National Restaurant Association
  • Citizens for Global Solutions
  • National Farmers Union
  • Social Workers
  • Lockheed Martin Employees
  • Northrop Grumman
  • Xcel Energy Employees


Full Endorsers List

Updated September 17, 2014

Aaron’s Inc.Action Committee for Rural ElectrificationAFGEAFLAC IncorporatedAFL-CIO, Colorado

Air Line Pilots Assoc

Air Traffic Controllers, National

Alliance Data-Epsilon

Alliance for Retired Americans

ALLSTATE Insurance Company

Amalgamated Transit Union

American Academy of Family Physicians

American Academy of Neurology

American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons

American Assoc for Justice

American Bankers Assoc

American Council of Life Insurers

American Crystal Sugar Company

American Dental Assoc

American Express

American Family Mutual Insurance Co

American Federation of State, County and Municipal Employees

American Federation of Teachers

American Financial Services Assoc

American Health Care Assoc

American Hospital Assoc

American Institute of Architects

American Institute of Certified Public Accountants

American Medical Assoc

American Nurses Assoc

American Optometric Assoc

American Pharmacists Assoc

American Physical Therapy Assoc

American Postal Workers Unions

American Resort Development Assoc ROC-

American Sugar Cane League Political Action Committee

American Sugarbeet Growers

Ameriprise Financial

Apartment Assoc, National

Appraisal Institute

CUNA Mutual

Dealers Election Action Committee


Depository Trust & Clearing Corp


DRIVE Committee

DTE Energy Co.

Duke Energy Corp

Dykema Gossett Federal

EchoStar Communications and Dish Network

Edison Electric Institute Power

Entergy Corp

Ernst & Young

Experian North America

FAA Managers Assoc

Farm Credit

Farmers Federal

Federal Credit Unions

Federal Express

Federal Home Loan Bank of Topeka

Financial Services Institute

Financial Services Roundtable

First American Financial Corp.

First National

Florida Sugar Cane Leage

FMR Corp,

Forest City Enterprises Inc.

Fraternal Order of Police, CO State Lodge

Freeport-McMoran Cooper & Gold Inc


General Electric Company

General Motors Corporation

Genworth Financial Inc

GHC Ancillary Corporation

Goldman Sachs Group Inc.

Google Netpac

Grant Thornton LLP

Greenberg Traurig. PA


Guardian Life Federal

Health Underwriters

Holland & Hart

Holland & Knight

Honeywell International

Human Rights Campaign

Husch Blackwell Sanders

Nat Assoc of Postal Supervisors

National Emergency Medicine

Nationwide Mutual Insurance Company

Nelnet Higher Education Access

New Asurion Corp Employees Fed

New York Life Insurance

Newmont Employees

Nexion Fund for Quality Term Care

Nomura Holding American Inc.

Northrop Grumman

Northwestern Mutual Federal


Nuclear Energy Institute

Online Lenders Alliance

Oppenheimer Funds

Organization for Women, National

Owens Corning Better Govermen Fund

PAC of Collection Attorneys

Pacific Life Insurance Company

Parsons Corp.

Patton Boggs

Pfizer Inc.

PG&E Corp Energy

Pitney Bowes Inc.

Planned Parenthood


Postmasters of the US

Price Waterhouse Coopers

Principal Life Insurance CO

Private Equity Growth Capital Council

Professional Aviation Safety Specialists

Property Casualty Insurers Assoc of America

Prudential Financial Inc.

PuroPAC Inc

Radian Group Inc.


Real Estate Investment Trusts



Regions Financial Corp

Rent A Center Good Government

Restaurant Assoc, National

Rural Letter Carrier Assoc, National


Securities Industry & Financial Markets Assn

Service Employees International Union

Arvest Bank Group, Inc.Assoc for Advanced Life UnderwritingAssoc of Progressive Rental OrganizationsAT&T Inc. FederalBall Aerospace & Technologies Corp.

Bank of America

Bank of New York Mellon

BASF Employees

Beer Wholesalers Assoc, National

Black Hills Corporation



Brownstein Hyatt Farber Schreck


Building and Construction Trades Council

Building Owners and Managers Assoc

Cable & Telecommunications Assoc, National

Cannabis Industry Assoc., National

Capital One Financial Corp Assoication


Carpenters’ Legislative Improvement Committee



CenturyLink Employees

CH2M Hill Companies LTD

Charles Schwab Corporation

Chesapeake Energy Corp. Fed.

CIT Group Inc.

Citigroup Inc.

CME Group Inc.

Comcast Corporation & NBC Universal

Comerica Inc.

Commercial Real Estate Finance Council

Common Sense Colorado

Communication Workers of America

Community Financial Services

Community Pharmacist Assoc, National

Compass Banc

Council of Insurance Agents & Brokers

Covngton & Burling LLP

Credit Suisse First Boston

Credit Union Legislative Action Council

Independent Community Bankers of America

Independent Insurance Agents of America

Insurance and Financial Ad

Intercontinental Exchange Inc.

International Assoc of Fire Fighters

International Assoc of Machinists

International Assoc of Operating Engineers

International Brotherhood of Boilermakers

International Council of Shopping Centers Inc

International Paper

Internat’l Union of Painters and Allied Trades

Internatonal Brotherhood of Electrical Workers

Investment Company Institute

Jackson National Life Insurance

Jones, Walker, Waechter Poitevent, Carrer & Denegr

JPMorgan Chase

K & L Gates

KeyCorp  Advocates Fund

KPMG Partners/Principals & Employees

Kutak Rock LLP

League of Conservation Voters Action Fund

Letter Carriers

Level 3 Communications Inc.

Liberty Mutual


Lockheed Martin Employees

LPL Financial LLC

Marijuana Policy Project

Marsh & McLennan Companies Inc.

Mass Mutual Financial Group

MasterCard International Inc.

McKenna Long & Aldridge LLP

McKesson Corp Employee Political Fund

MetLife, Inc.

Miller Coors LLC

Minn-Dak Farmers Cooperative

Morgan Stanley

Mortgage Bankers Assoc

Multi Housing Council, National

Mutual Insurance Comp.

Mutual of Omaha Companies


NASDAQ Group Inc

Nat Assoc of Federal Credit Unions

Sheet Metal Workers

Sierra Club

Snake River Sugar Co.

SNR Denton LLP

Social Security Federal Credit Union

Social Workers

Society of Thoracic Surgeons

Southern Minnesota Beet Sugar Cooperative

State Farm Federal

Sugar Cane Growers Cooperative of Florida


TargetCitizens Political Forum

TCF Banking and Savings

The American Land Title Assoc

The Hartford

The National Postal Mail Handlers

The NEA Fund for Children & Public Education

The Travelers Companies Inc.

The US Oncology Network

Thrivent Financial for Lutherans



Transportation Trades

Treasury Employees Union

Tyco International (US) Inc. Employees

UBS Americas Fund for Better Government

United Assoc of Plumbers and Pipefitters

United Food and Commercial Workers

United Pilots

United Technologies

United Transportation Union



Vanguard Committee for Responsible Government

Verizon Communications Inc.

Visa U.S.A. Inc.

Voya Financial


Wells Fargo & Co. Employee

Western Sugar Cooperative

Western Union Company

Weston Solutions Inc.

Wine & Spirits Wholesalers

Xcel Energy Employee

Zurich Holding Company of America

Updated July 16, 2015

2015: Friend of the National Parks Award by the National Parks Conservation Association

2014: Distinguished Advocate by the National Association of Community Health Centers

2014: Metro West Housing Solutions – Legislator of the Year

2012: United Veterans Committee – Distinguished Veteran Advocate

2012: Alliance for Retired Americans – Retiree Hero Award

2012: Working Family – Best in Congress Award

2011: Jefferson County Public Schools – Distinguished Alumni Award

2010: Paralyzed Veterans of America (PVA) Mountain States Chapter – Legislator of the Year

2010: Colorado Renewable Energy Society – Outstanding Achievement Award

2010: American Planning Association – Legislator of the Year

2010: Easter Seals – Outstanding Advocate Award for a Federal Official

2010: National Farmers Union – Golden Triangle Award

2009: Aurora Economic Development Council‘s A-List Award

2009: United Veterans Committee – Legislative Service Award

2009: Paralyzed Veterans of America (PVA) Mountain States Chapter – Legislator of the Year

2008: Aurora Chamber of Commerce – Man of the Year

2008: Aurora Economic Development Council – A-List Award

2008: National Association of Community Health Centers – SuperHero Award

2008: Colorado Environmental Coalition – Appreciation Award

Updated September 17, 2014

2014: Human Rights Campaign: 100%

2014: League of Conservation Voters: 82%

2014: United Food & Commercial Workers: A

2014: Americans for Prosperity:  8% 2014 cycle (3% lifetime)

2010: ACLU 92% rating

2010: Children’s Defense Fund 100% rating

2010: Alliance for Retired Americans 100% rating

2010: National Education Association A rating

2010: NARAL Pro-Choice America 100% rating

2010: AFSCME 100% rating

2010: American Public Health Association 100% rating

2009: A Grade

2007: American Society of Landscape Architects 100% Rating

2007: FHL Bank of Topeka – Friend of Housing