State Senator Shirley Turnertoday endorsed U.S. Sen.Barack Obama for president.
"Barack Obama represents the future," said Turner."He knows that we need morethan just a change in the President-we need a change in politics. This
election provides a remarkable opportunity to do something positive for
the country, to turn to the future."
The 15th district senatorsaid that Obama, better than any other candidate, had based his candidacy around the concept of hope.
Obama said in response to the endorsement, "I am proud to have the support of Senator Shirley Turner. She has a distinguished career in service to the people of Mercer County and New Jersey. This campaign isn't about me, it's about the people across the state and leaders like Senator Turner who want change we can believe in. I look forward to working with Senator Turner and my supporters in the state to continue to grow our campaign in New Jersey."