From the bottom of my heart, I want to thank you for your support over the past eight months through this presidential race.

I am so deeply inspired by how many dedicated Americans showed up to participate in our democracy — voting in the early states, volunteering countless hours, giving your all to support the candidates and values you believe in.

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Tonight, I have decided to suspend my campaign for President of the United States. I no longer see a path to the presidency. But I have always said that win, lose, or draw, I am in this fight. So am I going to continue to work on the issues that got me into this race? Yes, I am. …


Two new polls show that Democratic presidential candidate Tom Steyer continues his surge among voters in South Carolina, putting him in a strong position to pick up delegates Saturday.

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Just days before the South Carolina primary, Tom builds momentum among voters, differentiates himself from other candidates in the field, and cements his place as a top-tier candidate in this race.

In Clemson University’s Palmetto Poll released Wednesday morning, Tom is polling in second place at 17%. In a new poll by East Carolina University, Tom is polling in third place at 20%, just three points behind Sanders in second place.

“After a strong debate performance last night in Charleston, Tom’s message of uplifting communities forgotten by Washington continues to resonate with voters on the ground,” said Campaign Manager Heather Hargreaves. “On Saturday, voters in South Carolina will surprise Washington by casting their ballot for Tom, the best Democrat to unite the party, deliver real economic and racial justice, and build a diverse coalition of Americans to beat Donald Trump in November.”

Tom has consistently polled in second or third place in South Carolina.

A new CBS/YouGov poll from Sunday showed Tom at 18% in the state. Other recent polls…


By Assemblymember Eduardo García (District 56, CA)

I’m endorsing Tom Steyer to be the Democratic nominee for president, not only because I agree with his stance on the climate crisis, environmental justice, and a range of progressive issues, but because I know how effective he’s already been in the state of California.

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If you look at Governor Newsom’s 2020–2021 budget, you’ll see a number of items that exist as a direct result of the work Tom and his wife, Kat, have been doing in our state for years. …


Days before voters head to the polls in South Carolina, Tom took questions from Chris Cuomo and members of the audience as part of the hourlong individual CNN Town Hall.

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“I know there’s been a lot of talk this week about Bernie Sanders,” Tom said as he took the stage at Memminger Auditorium in Charleston, South Carolina. “And I think we all owe Bernie Sanders a lot of thanks for bringing up real issues that are confronting America and Americans.

“But I want to say I disagree with his solutions in many instances — I don’t think a government takeover of major parts of the American economy is a good idea. I don’t think it’s good for working people, I don’t think it’s good for families. …


Tom has a track record of fighting for the right to learn, the right to clean air and water, the right to health care, the right to earn a living wage, and the right to an equal vote for all and making the American Dream a reality for all, including Black Americans.

For far too long, the majority of African American families have been shut out of the American Dream and prosperity. The ugly legacy of slavery, Jim Crow segregation, and legalized institutional racism made it far too easy for African Americans to be left behind. The wealth gap between African American and white families is astounding and an abomination.

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As a wealthy, white man Tom recognizes the privileges afforded him and people like him. But they should not be privileges, but rights accessible to all. Tom has a track record of fighting for the right to learn, the right to clean…


Tom Steyer knows that providing an actionable plan towards high quality, affordable health care is a critical part of this election and a critical step towards beating Trump in November.

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Unions, like Nevada’s Culinary 226, have fought hard and led the way to make sure that their members are covered. A forcible transition to a one-size-fits-all health care system is a great disservice to the organizing efforts of these unions and the working-class families that depend on them.

There’s no doubt about it: every Democrat in this race wants high-quality health care for every single person in our country. We must find a practical path forward for uninsured and underinsured working families in America.

Tom’s plan builds upon the Affordable Care Act as a starting point and frees our health…


Real Clear Politics average shows Steyer in the top tier of candidates in Nevada and South Carolina.

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After New Hampshire, a wide-open race for the Democratic nomination shifts dramatically to diverse states that favor Tom Steyer’s message and coalition. Recent poll averages in Nevada and South Carolina show a new ranking of candidates emerging with Tom Steyer firmly in the top tier.

The Real Clear Politics (RCP) average in South Carolina shows Steyer in second place with 18.5% support, ahead of Sen. Bernie Sanders, Sen. Elizabeth Warren, and former Mayor Peter Buttigieg. In Nevada, the RCP average shows Steyer closing in on third place, 1.5 points behind Warren and three points ahead of Buttigieg.

“This race is…


The Democratic presidential candidate released a statement in response to a video of former New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg defending “stop and frisk.”

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The video exposes Bloomberg defending “stop and frisk,” a policy enacted in New York that permits random searches and disproportionately targets people of color:

“Mike Bloomberg’s remarks in the video are extremely disturbing. The racist stereotypes he uses have no place today, and anyone running for the presidential nomination should disavow them. We have a racist president in Donald Trump, and we must rise above that to unite our country. Mike needs to offer an explanation to voters, especially those in communities of color, who were victimized by Stop and Frisk and continue to be victimized by racist policing tactics.”

Learn more about Tom’s policies.


By Mae Bradshaw, member of the Rye Budget Committee in New Hampshire.

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When I saw Tom Steyer on the debate stage in Manchester Friday night, I knew that he has it what it takes to take down Donald Trump on the economy. As a member of the Town of Rye’s budget committee, I am a strong believer in responsible fiscal leadership. Budgets are moral documents, and any honest observer would conclude that our current government is immoral; our fiscal priorities are way out of whack. …


By Tom Steyer

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The housing crisis isn’t unique to the Granite State; people across the country are struggling to find an affordable place to live. Nearly two-thirds of American renters have given up on buying homes, at least in part because home prices are growing at twice the rate of wages. This is an especially big problem in New Hampshire: fewer than 14 percent of housing units in this state are considered affordable. Today, for someone starting a new job or for a growing young family looking to move, finding an affordable home is increasingly out of reach.

Every time I visit New…

Tom 2020

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