Endorsed by the Cape Cod Times!
"Voters would be hard-pressed to guess Dylan Fernandes' age. The Democrat running for the Falmouth and Islands House seat is confident and well-informed about the issues facing the district." Read the full Cape Cod Times Endorsement here!

Endorsed by the Martha's Vineyard Times

Elected Officials

Dylan Fernandes is a guy who will fight for middle class families and stand up to corporate interests. Dylan will get up every day and work his heart out for people on the Vineyard, Falmouth and Nantucket - I know this because I’ve watched him do it before.
— Elizabeth Warren

US Senator Elizabeth Warren
US Senator Ed Markey
Attorney General Maura Healey
Dukes County Sheriff Michael McCormack
Former State Representative Eric Turkington
Barnstable County Commissioner Mary Pat Flynn
Former Falmouth State Representative Dick Kendall
Dukes County Commissioner Lenny Jason
Dukes County Commissioner Leon Brathwaite
Dukes County Commissioner Gretchen Tucker Underwood

Oak Bluffs Selectman Greg Coogan
Oak Bluffs Selectman Walter Vail
Oak Bluff Selectman Kathy Burton
Falmouth Selectman Douglas Jones
Falmouth Selectman Doug Brown
Falmouth Selectman Megan Braga

Falmouth Selectman Ralph Herbst
West Tisbury Selectman Richard Knabel
Edgartown Selectman Art Smadbeck

Tisbury Selectman Larry Gomez
Tisbury Selectman Melinda Loberg
Tisbury Selectman Tristan Israel
Chilmark Selectman Jim Malkin
Delegate Julia Taylor of the Barnstable County Assembly
Fmr Nantucket Democratic Town Committee Chair Teena Loftin

"We know what it takes to get the job done at the State House. Dylan has what it takes and more." - Former State Reps Eric Turkington and Dick Kendall. 

"Through his work as Maura Healey's political director, Dylan understands that government should be responsive and engaging," said Oak Bluffs Selectman Greg Coogan. "He is dedicated to having robust constituency services here on Martha's Vineyard and throughout the district so that our voices are heard on Beacon Hill."

"Dylan is a local guy with deep roots in our community who has already been doing the important work on the state level fighting for working families," added County Commissioner Mary Pat Flynn "He brings the new energy and experience necessary to fight for our communities on day one."


Every group to endorse in our race is supporting our campaign. Here is the list!
Sierra Club
Planned Parenthood
Environmental League of Massachusetts
NARAL Pro-Choice
Mass Alliance
Mass Equality  
SEIU 509
National Association of Social Workers
Massachusetts Organization of State Engineers & Scientists
Massachusetts Teachers Association
Massachusetts Laborers' District Council Local 385
Bricklayers and Allied Craftsman Local 3
Massachusetts and Northern New England Laborers' District Council
SEIU 1199
United Auto Workers
Painters Union
Coalition for Social Justice

“We have a long and positive history with Dylan Fernandes. His values and policy positions are totally focused on leveling the playing field for families in Falmouth, Martha’s Vineyard, and Nantucket who find themselves struggling to keep their heads above water,” said Deborah Fastino, Executive Director of the Coalition for Social Justice. “Also, his dedication to listening and reaching out to voters is exemplified by his grassroots campaign – going door to door and calling voters. We strongly endorse his candidacy.”

would be remiss if we didn't include our most energetic supporter, Jolie: