BISMARCK, ND—Americans for Prosperity Action (AFP Action) today announced its support for two state legislative candidates in North Dakota. These endorsements serve as a historic mark in North Dakota—as the first-ever political engagement in the Peace Garden State for AFP Action. Ahead of November’s general elections, AFP Action will be supporting Sen. Jim Roers and Rep. Shannon Roers Jones. The grassroots focused group sets a high bar for political endorsements, supporting candidates that have indicated leadership in tackling the greatest challenges North Dakotans face. These endorsees exceeded that bar and the group will now leverage the support of their grassroots activists, direct-mail, and digital advertisements to show its support.
AFP Action Senior Advisor Mike Fedorchak issued the following statement:
“Our activists are excited to throw their full support behind Rep. Shannon Roers Jones and Sen. Jim Roers. Both have shown immense dedication to improving the lives of all North Dakotans—from ensuring families have greater access to health care they can afford to lowering the tax burden—and will continue to lead when re-elected to Bismarck this November. We’re ready to hit the ground running to support Rep. Roers Jones and Sen. Roers.”
Rep. Shannon Roers Jones: In Bismarck, Representative Shannon Roers Jones has worked hard to make it easier for North Dakotans to provide for their families. From lowering the tax burden to making it easier for individuals to earn a living in their given profession, Rep. Roers Jones has a proven track record of fighting for economic opportunity for all North Dakotans. Rep. Roers Jones has also championed greater access to better health care that families can afford. Throughout her time in the state legislature, Rep. Shannon Roers Jones has worked hard to improve the lives of North Dakotans.
Sen. Jim Roers: Throughout his time in the legislature, Senator Jim Roers has lead on the issues that North Dakotans care most about. In his position on the Business & Labor Committee, Sen. Roers has been a staunch advocate for removing red tape to help North Dakota’s businesses, jobs, and economy rebuild—stronger than before. Sen. Roers has also worked to improve access to quality, affordable health care and ensure every child can receive a great education. In the state Senate, Jim Roers has shown he works hard to ensure North Dakota becomes the best state to live, work, and raise a family.