I grew up in a political family and learned that the reason you commit to a public life is to try to make life better, more fair, more just, more equitable, especially for the less powerful in society who have little to no voice in decision making. This defines Senator John Marty's life's work. More importantly, perhaps, I learned that the principal trait to look for when supporting a candidate is integrity. I know of no political leader that has more integrity than Senator Marty. We need to keep this experienced progressive leader working for us.