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WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today EMILYs List, the nation’s largest resource for women in politics, congratulated Sara Innamorato on advancing to the general election for Allegheny County executive. Sarah Curmi, EMILYs List vice president of state and local campaigns, released the following statement:
“Sara Innamorato is a force for progressive change and freedom who has dedicated her career to fighting for Pennsylvania’s working families. EMILYs List is proud to continue to support a leader who will bring her lifetime of passion for service and justice to the job of Allegheny County executive. Innamorato has what it takes to deliver for Pennsylvanians in this new role, and we are thrilled to congratulate her on her victory today.”
Sara Innamorato is the current state representative for Pennsylvania’s 21st House District, where she has been serving since 2019. Innamorato grew up in Pennsylvania and graduated magna cum laude from the University of Pittsburgh, after which she began work in the nonprofit sector focusing on community development, economic opportunity, and environmental stewardship. Innamorato is also a small business founder and the co-founder of She Runs SWPA, a program that empowers women to run for local office. She is passionate about putting people first and leveling the playing field for all Pennsylvanians.
EMILYs 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. EMILYs List has raised $850 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 operations 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 EMILYs List has helped elect to Congress have been women of color. Visit www.emilyslist.org for more information.