For Immediate Release
Media Contact: Rajah Sandor, Campaign Manager 412.636.1476
EMILY’s List Endorses Lindsey Williams for Pennsylvania State Senate
Washington, D.C. – August 20, 2018 – EMILY’s List, a globally-recognized group dedicated to supporting women Democratic candidates, has endorsed Lindsey Williams for Pennsylvania’s 38th Senate District.
Lindsey Williams said, “I am grateful to have been endorsed by EMILY’S List, a group with a great track record of success in helping women get elected to office. I have personally supported a number of EMILY’S list candidates over the years, and it is so meaningful to share this endorsement with many other strong women candidates across Pennsylvania. This midterm election could be truly transformational for the number of women representing Pennsylvanians in Harrisburg, and I look forward to joining many of my fellow EMILY’s List endorsses in the General Assembly!”
“Lindsey Williams has spent her career standing up for workers’ rights across the country,” said Geri Prado, senior director of state and local campaigns at EMILY’s List. “The proud daughter of a union household, Lindsey understands firsthand the importance of a good-paying job. She has fought to give that same opportunity to families across Pennsylvania which is why EMILY’s List is proud to support her campaign.”
The EMILY’s List endorsement of Lindsey was included in a slate of 20 Pennsylvania State House and Senate candidate endorsements. The record number of women running this year in seats that can be flipped from red to blue could be transformational for the makeup of the General Assembly in Harrisburg. See the full slate of women endorsed by EMILY’s List in state and local races here.
Lindsey Williams is the Democratic candidate for Pennsylvania’s 38th Senate District. Williams is seeking to represent a district that encompasses Shaler Township, Blawnox, Aspinwall, Tarentum, Fox Chapel and surrounding areas. Williams holds a J.D. degree from the Duquesne University School of Law an undergraduate degree from Dickinson College. She has gained recognition from her attempt to organize a union for staff at the National Whistleblower Center in New York City, as well as for her work with the Pittsburgh Federation of Teachers.