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EMILYs List Congratulates Jodi Habush Sinykin on Advancing to the General Election in Wisconsin’s 8th Senate District
WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today EMILYs List, the nation’s largest resource for women in politics, congratulated Jodi Habush Sinykin on advancing to the general election in Wisconsin’s 8th Senate District. EMILYs List President Laphonza Butler released the following statement:
“EMILYs List is proud to congratulate Jodi Habush Sinykin on officially moving forward to the general election. Like the people of Wisconsin’s 8th Senate District, we have full confidence in her ability to flip this seat from red to blue and create lasting, meaningful change in the state legislature. We look forward to supporting her in the general election in April and to all the great things Habush Sinykin will accomplish for Wisconsinites.”
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 ran 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.
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