“Victory Fund is pleased to endorse Kent Boese for the D.C. Council Ward 1 seat,” CEO Annise Parker said in a statement. “Kent’s commitment to smart public policy that addresses the real concerns of constituents makes him the best candidate for Ward 1. When he wins his  primary in June and the general election in November, Kent will become a vital LGBTQ voice.”

Click here to read Kent's statment on the Victory Fund endorsement.


Kent received a rating of 9 out of 10, with GLAA stating: "Democratic candidate Kent Boese (+9) agreed with GLAA on all issues and offered strong substance in his questionnaire. He has a demonstrated record supporting LGBTQ issues."



In addition to the above endorsements and ratings, Kent has a growing list of endorsements from community leaders, including:

Terry Lynch (Mount Pleasant)

Alan Roth (former Chair, ANC1C. Adams Morgan)

Shonta High (President, Park Morton Residents Council)

Marvin Johnson (former Commissioner, 1A01. Columbia Heights)

Vickey Wright-Smith (Commissioner, 1A02. Columbia Heights)

Patrick Flynn (former Commissioner, 1A06. Columbia Heights)

William Brown, Jr. (former Chair, ANC1A. Columbia Heights)

Bobby Holmes (Commissioner, 1A09. Park View)

Rosalind Gilliam (former Commissioner, 1A12. Columbia Heights)

James Turner (Chair, ANC1B. Columbia Heights)

Anita Norman (Commissioner, 1B01. LeDroit Park)

Hector Huezo (Chair, ANC1C. Adams Morgan)

Amir Irani (Commissioner, 1C01, Adams Morgan)

Ted Guthrie (Commissioner, 1C03. Adams Morgan)

Alan Gambrell (former Commissioner, 1C05. Lanier Heights)

Wilson Reynolds (Commissioner, 1C07. Adams Morgan)

Amanda Fox Perry (Commissioner, 1C08. Adams Morgan)

Yasmin Romero-Latin (Commissioner, 1D04. Mount Pleasant)