Contact: Jimmy Haggerty, Campaign Manager
EAU CLAIRE- Jodi Emerson for Assembly is pleased to announce their endorsement from EMILY’s List. EMILY’s List is a group that promotes pro-choice and progressive women for public office. Jodi has been an advocate for these issues in the community for many years and could not be happier to have earned their support.
EMILY’s List released their first round of endorsements for Wisconsin today. Stephanie Schriock, president of EMILY’s List, released the followed statement when endorsing 10 women candidates in Wisconsin.
“As small business owners, teachers, community leaders, and fierce advocates for Wisconsin families, these incredible pro-choice Democratic women have spent their lives devoted to empowering those around them. They are the strongest candidates to flip the state Senate from red to blue, lead progress in the state Assembly, and usher in long overdue change for Wisconsin families. EMILY’s List is proud to endorse them.”
“Jodi Emerson is an active community volunteer and leader who has dedicated to ending human trafficking. Her willingness to take on the tough issues and experience as an advocate makes Jodi beyond qualified to represent the people of the 91st Assembly District,” said Geri Prado, senior director of state and local campaigns at EMILY’s List. “EMILY’s List is excited to support a candidate as devoted to Eau Claire families as Jodi.”
“I am so proud to have received the endorsement from EMILY’s List. The promotion of strong women candidates is a value that we both share. I am a strong progressive that has the experience in getting legislation actually passed in Wisconsin. Through my work advocating against human-trafficking, I was able to get seven bills to get pass through bipartisan efforts. I look forward to using those skills gained to hit the ground running to represent the people of the 91st Assembly as best as I can.” says Jodi Emerson, Democratic candidate for the 91st Assembly.
“Jodi Emerson is a lifelong Democrat and a pragmatic progressive. Her values and experience match best with the people of the 91st Assembly. We are proud to add EMILY’s List to the growing list of endorsers for Emerson for Assembly,” says Jimmy Haggerty, Emerson’s campaign manager. “We look forward to speaking with thousands of voters over the course of the next two months to get the word out and elect this progressive woman to the State Assembly.”
Jodi Emerson is available for interview requests. Please contact Jimmy Haggerty to schedule an interview or if you have any questions.