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EMILYs List Statement on Nevada’s Primary Election Results

June 13, 2018

For Immediate Release
June 13, 2018

EMILYs List Statement on Nevada’s Primary Election Results

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today EMILYs List, the nation’s largest resource for women in politics, congratulated eight women on winning their primary elections for the Nevada state legislature and Kate Marshall on her primary victory for Nevada lieutenant governor. Stephanie Schriock, president of EMILYs List, released the following statement: 

“Tonight’s results clearly show that Nevada families are ready to elect more pro-choice Democratic women and send them to Carson City. These incredibly strong candidates have been at the forefront of defending the rights of women and families and ushering in progress statewide. EMILYs List was proud to endorse these women and we congratulate them as they advance to the general election.” 

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

Kate Marshall (Lieutenant Governor)
Shea Backus (AD-37)
Senator Yvanna Cancela (SD-10)
Assemblywoman Lesley Cohen (AD-29)
Marilyn Dondero Loop (SD-08)
Michelle Gorelow (AD-35)
Connie Munk (AD-04)
Julie Pazina (SD-20)
Melanie Scheible (SD-09)

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.