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EMILYs List Congratulates State Rep. Lindsey Daugherty on her Primary Election Victory to the Colorado State Senate

June 26, 2024


WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today EMILYs List, the nation’s largest resource for women in politics, congratulates state Rep. Lindsey Daugherty on her primary election victory to the Colorado state Senate. EMILYs List President Jessica Mackler released the following statement: 

“State Rep. Lindsey Daugherty has a proven track record of fighting for Coloradans and we congratulate her on her primary victory to the Colorado state Senate. Daugherty is the best candidate to represent state Senate District 19, and if elected, she will continue protecting Colorado’s youth and pregnant people, ensuring workers’ compensation and disability benefits, and securing the right to abortion access. We are proud to stand with her in this election and look forward to her continuing her record of achieving results.”

Lindsey Daugherty currently serves in the Colorado House of Representatives representing the 24th District. She is an attorney that specializes in juvenile and family law ensuring that children who are removed from parental care due to neglect and abuse have an advocate for their safety and future. In 2020, Daugherty was elected to the Colorado House of Representatives, where she introduced and successfully passed dozens of bills improving the lives of Coloradans. She is focused on crucial issues like protecting Colorado’s youth, securing the right for women to choose, improving public safety, supporting local businesses, enhancing workers’ rights, and making our justice system more equitable. 

EMILYs List endorsed Daughtery for the Colorado House of Representatives in 2020 and 2022. 

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.