EMILYs List Statement on Molly Kelly’s Victory in New Hampshire’s Gubernatorial Primary
For Immediate Release
September 11, 2018
EMILY's List Statement on Molly Kelly’s Victory in New Hampshire’s Gubernatorial Primary
WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today EMILYs List, the nation’s largest resource for women in politics, congratulated Molly Kelly on tonight’s primary election victory in the New Hampshire gubernatorial race. Stephanie Schriock, president of EMILYs List, releasedthe following statement:
“Molly Kelly has proven that Granite Staters can count on her to be a champion for them. As a single mother, Molly worked her way through college and law school to provide a better life for her family. She dedicated her time in the state Senate to expanding economic opportunity for New Hampshire’s women and working families and fighting for education and health care access. She will keep up this critical fight as governor. After tonight, Molly faces Republican incumbent Governor Chris Sununu, who has stood with the corporate special interests that fund his campaign instead of the people of New Hampshire. Granite State families deserve better and EMILYs List is proud to congratulate Molly on tonight’s victory. We look forward to helping her unseat Governor Sununu this November.”
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.