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EMILYs List Puts Mike Garcia “On Notice”
WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today EMILYs List, the nation’s largest resource for women in politics, announced that it was placing Rep. Mike Garcia (CA-27) “On Notice.” Garcia joins 22 other extremist anti-choice House Republicans as some of EMILYs List’s top targets to defeat in the 2024 election cycle. EMILYs List President Laphonza Butler released the following statement:
“Rep. Mike Garcia is a one-stop shop for anti-abortion extremism. He voted against the Women’s Health Protection Act twice, cosponsored a bill that would have banned all abortions as well as certain forms of birth control, and happily accepted an endorsement from the right-wing extremist group Susan B. Anthony List, whose stated goal is to end abortion. It has never been more critical to defeat Garcia and ensure that the people of California’s 27th Congressional District have a true pro-choice champion representing them in Congress.”
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.