List of Hillary Clinton 2008 presidential campaign endorsements

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Hillary Clinton
Democratic Party candidate for
President of the United States
Election date
Personal details
Political party Democratic Party

This is a list of prominent individuals and organizations who formally endorsed or voiced support for Hillary Rodham Clinton as the Democratic Party's presidential nominee for the 2008 U.S. presidential election.

Primary campaign endorsements[edit]

U.S. Presidents and Vice Presidents[edit]


U.S. Representatives[edit]

Presidential staff and advisors[edit]


National political figures[edit]


Family members of major political figures[edit]


State and local officials[edit]


  • Kentucky House Majority Leader Rocky Adkins [1]
  • Kentucky State Senator Denise Harper Angel (D-KY) [9]
  • State Rep. Joni Jenkins (D-KY) [9]
  • State Rep. Leslie Combs (D-KY)[9]
  • State Rep. Dottie J. Sims (D-KY)[9]
  • State Rep. Mary Lou Marzian (D-KY) [9]
  • Kentucky House Speaker Jody Richards [1]
  • State Rep. Robin L. Webb (D-KY) [9]



  • Parma City Council President Sean P. Brennan


West Virginia[edit]

  • West Virginia House of Delegates member Bonnie Brown (D-WV) [14]
  • House of Delegates member Richard Browning (D-WV)[14]
  • State Senate Majority Leader H. Truman Chafin (D-WV)[14]
  • House of Delegates member Barbara Evans Fleisachuer (D-WV)[14]
  • House of Delegates member Barbara Hatfield (D-WV)[14]
  • House of Delegates member Linda Longstreth (D-WV)[14]
  • House of Delegates member Steve Kominar (D-WV)[14]
  • House of Delegates member Tim Miley (D-WV)[14]
  • State Senator Michael Oliverio (D-WV)[14]
  • House of Delegates member Dan Poling (D-WV)[14]
  • House of Delegates member Roman Prezioso (D-WV)[14]
  • Fmr. Speaker Pro Tempore of the West Virginia House of Delegates Phyllis Rutledge (D-WV)[14]
  • House of Delegates member Bob Tabb (D-WV) [14]



Labor unions[edit]

December 2007 poster showing the endorsement of Clinton by the American Federation of State, County and Municipal Employees.

Political groups[edit]


Adult entertainment[edit]

Well-known individuals[edit]


Other individuals[edit]

State officials[edit]

Foreign political leaders[edit]

  • Mona Sahlin, leader of the Socialdemocratic Party of Sweden.

See also[edit]


  1. ^ a b c - Media Release
  2. ^ The Daily Southerner, Tarboro, NC - After five years, an opportunity for an honorable conclusion
  3. ^ Wesley Clark
  4. ^ a b c Kennedy Family Split On Endorsements
  5. ^ a b c d Kennedys for Clinton
  6. ^ Robert F. Kennedy Jr. endorses Clinton
  7. ^ Reliable Politics: PA Governor Ed Rendell Endorses Clinton
  8. ^ a b - blogHillary
  9. ^ a b c d e f g - Media Release
  10. ^ Clinton Campaign Talking Points
  11. ^ a b c - Media Release
  12. ^ - Media Release
  13. ^ a b c d e "Maryland Democrats Complete Convention Delegation". 2008-05-03. Archived from the original on 2008-05-21. Retrieved 2008-05-25. 
  14. ^ a b c d e f g h i j k l m Clinton Campaign Announces West Virginia for Hillary Leadership, May 5, 2008
  15. ^ Maya Angelou's poem in praise of Hillary
  16. ^ a b c d e f g h Hillary Rodham Clinton 2008 Supporters and Opponents - Just - The Hillary Clinton News Site
  17. ^ "NOW Political Action Committee Proudly Endorses Senator Hillary Rodham Clinton for President of the United States in 2008" (Press release). National Organization for Women. 2007-03-28. Retrieved 2008-01-05. 
  18. ^ - Hobbit Samwise Gamgee endorses Clinton
  19. ^ a b c d e f g h - Hugh Hefner gives $2,300 to Clinton's '08 campaign
  20. ^ a b Crystal, Costello laud Hillary's 60th birthday
  21. ^ Associated Press - Ellen Visits Clinton Fundraiser[dead link]
  22. ^ Michael Douglas News | Douglas backing Hillary Clinton
  23. ^ a b - Melanie Griffith And Eva Longoria Parker Endorse Hillary, Set To Appear At Texas Town Hall
  24. ^ - Sir Elton John To Perform at Clinton Fundraiser on April 9th
  25. ^ - View Post
  26. ^ a b America Ferrera, Amber Tamblyn Back Hillary Clinton
  27. ^ Tina Fey On SNL: "Bitch Is The New Black"
  28. ^ sally field supports hillary clinton for President of the USA!
  29. ^ YouTube - Whoopi switches to Hillary
  30. ^ a b c d "Kenny "Babyface" Edmonds, Katharine McPhee and Caroline Rhea to Join Hillary at Launch of Club 44" (Press release). Hillary Clinton for President. 2007-05-31. Retrieved 2008-01-06. 
  31. ^ NPR: Celebrities Elevating Candidates' Profiles
  32. ^ GayCityUSA Daily: Elizabeth Taylor Supports Hillary Clinton's Run For President
  33. ^ Reese backs Hillary Clinton
  34. ^ Johnson, Ted (2007-09-26). "Rob Reiner endorses Hillary Clinton". Variety. 
  35. ^ "Steven Spielberg Endorses Hillary Clinton for President",, June 13, 2007.
  36. ^ Happy New Year!
  37. ^ "Barbra Streisand backs Clinton's White House bid". Reuters. 2007-11-27. 
  38. ^ a b "50 Cent, Dave Matthews, Perez Hilton, Others Endorse Candidates For Super Tuesday" (Press release). MTV. 2008-02-05. Retrieved 2008-02-21. 
  39. ^ Willie Colón Endorses Hillary Clinton for President
  40. ^ YouTube - Cher - Entertainment Tonight 2008
  41. ^ YouTube - Cher on Nightline - 2008
  42. ^
  43. ^ Rod 2.0 News: Hillary Clinton Ad, Lutherans, Adrian Fenty, Tiger Tyson
  44. ^ "Martha Stewart Donations". Fundrace2008 (Huffington Post). Retrieved 2008-01-06. 
  45. ^ - Media Release
  46. ^ F1SA - IRL : Sarah Fisher endorses Senator Clinton for President
  47. ^ Pitney, Nico (2008-01-22). "Abdul-Jabbar To Magic: Obama's No "Rookie"". Huffington Post. 

External links[edit]

  • Endorsements list, in date order, from the Clinton campaign website