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EMILYs List Endorses Eleven Democratic Pro-Choice Women for Election to the Wisconsin State Legislature

June 26, 2024


WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today EMILYs List, the nation’s largest resource for women in politics, endorsed 11 Democratic pro-choice women for election to the Wisconsin state Legislature. EMILYs List President Jessica Mackler released the following statement:

“EMILYs List is proud to endorse these 11 women leaders for election to the Wisconsin state Legislature. At a time where reproductive rights are under attack in Wisconsin by anti-choice Republicans, we need these Democratic pro-choice women more than ever to flip seats to gain a Democratic majority and fight to protect our fundamental freedoms. Each of these women are passionate about serving their communities. If elected, they will ensure Wisconsinites have access to affordable health care and mental health services, advocate for their communities, and fight to restore reproductive freedoms. EMILYs List is thrilled to support them in this election.”

EMILYs List endorsed the following slate of candidates for election:

  • Jodi Habush Sinykin, WI-SD08
  • Sarah Keyeski, WI-SD14
  • Kristin Alfheim, WI-SD18
  • Alison Page, WI-AD30
  • Karen DeSanto, WI-AD40
  • Brienne Brown, WI-AD43
  • Joan Fitzgerald, WI-AD46
  • Elizabeth Grabe, WI-AD51
  • LuAnn Bird, WI-AD61
  • Christy Welch, WI-AD88
  • Tara Johnson, WI-AD96

These candidates join four other Democratic pro-choice women endorsed by EMILYs List for the Wisconsin state Legislature this cycle: Lori Palmeri (WI-AD54), Lee Snodgrass (WI-AD52), Jodi Emerson (WI-AD91), and Jill Billings (WI-AD95).

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.