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EMILYs List Statement on Georgia’s State Primary Election Results

May 23, 2018

For Immediate Release
May 23, 2018

EMILYs List Statement on Georgia's State Primary Election Results

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today EMILYs List, the nation’s largest resource for women in politics, congratulated five women on winning their primary elections. Stephanie Schriock, president of EMILYs List, released the following statement

“These pro-choice Democratic women leaders continue to show their commitment to the women and families of Georgia by stepping up to the plate to bring change to their communities. Tonight, voters made it clear they want these women at the table where decisions about their state are being made. EMILYs List was proud to endorse these women and we are excited to stand with them as they advance to the general election.”

EMILY's List congratulates the following women as they move on to the general election:

Lindy Miller (Public Service Commissioner)
Angelika Kausche (HD-50)
Betsy Holland (HD-54)
Park Cannon (HD-58)
Aisha Yaqoob (HD-97)

EMILYs List, the nation’s largest resource for women in politics, has raised over $500 million to support pro-choice Democratic women candidates – making them one of the most successful political organizations ever. Our grassroots community of over five million members helps Democratic women wage competitive campaigns – and win. We recruit and train candidates, support strong campaigns, research the issues that impact women and families, and turn out women voters. Since our founding in 1985, we have helped elect 116 women to the House, 23 to the Senate, 12 governors, and over 800 to state and local office. Forty percent of the candidates EMILYs List has helped elect to Congress have been women of color. Since the 2016 election, thousands of women and counting have reached out to us about running for office. To harness this energy, EMILYs List has launched Run to Win, an unprecedented effort to get more women to run at the local, state, and national levels.