WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today EMILY’s List, the nation’s largest resource for women in politics, endorsed Jodi Habush Sinykin for Wisconsin Senate District 8. EMILY’s List President Laphonza Butler released the following statement:
“Wisconsin’s 8th Senate District represents a critical opportunity to flip a seat from red to blue, and Jodi Habush Sinykin is a pro-choice champion for Wisconsinites who can do it. Her experience as a lawyer and her dedication to bettering her community will make her an excellent legislator, and EMILY’s List is proud to support her campaign to be the next state senator from District 8.”
Jodi Habush Sinykin is a lawyer and advocate who has lived in Wisconsin’s 8th Senate District for most of her life. She graduated from the University of Michigan and Harvard Law School and currently practices environmental law and policy. Habush Sinykin is running to make health care affordable, protect the right to choose, improve education, preserve Wisconsin’s natural resources, champion democracy, and support small businesses. She lives in Whitefish Bay, Wisconsin with her husband Dan.
EMILY’s List, the nation’s largest resource for women in politics, works to elect Democratic pro-choice women up and down the ballot and across the country with a goal of fighting for our rights and our communities. Our work is centered around a fundamental vision: Run. Win. Change the World. EMILY’s List has raised over $700 million in service to that vision and has helped Democratic women win competitive elections by recruiting and training candidates, supporting and helping build strong campaigns, researching the issues that impact women and families, running one of the largest independent expenditure campaigns for Democrats, and turning out women voters to the polls. Since our founding in 1985, we have helped elect the country’s first woman as vice president, 175 women to the House, 26 to the Senate, 20 governors, and over 1,500 women to state and local office. More than 40% of the candidates EMILY’s List has helped elect to Congress have been women of color. Visit www.emilyslist.org for more information.