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Emily's List endorses Sink and completes sandbagging of Ehrlich

31

October

Emily's List today endorsed Alex Sink in the race to replace the late Rep. C.W. Bill Young.

“Alex Sink has an outstanding record of public service and business leadership, and she’ll be ready to use her experience to fight for Florida in Congress from the day she takes office,” said Stephanie Schriock, President of EMILY’s List. “Alex has a long history of doing business in Pinellas County and working to improve the community for women and working families, which is probably why voters are already so excited about her leadership. Alex won Pinellas County in her campaigns for both Chief Financial Officer and Governor. The EMILY’s List community – now more than two million members strong – is excited to have the opportunity to help Alex Sink become the first Democratic woman to represent Florida’s 13th Congressional District.”

And with that the group fully discards Jessica Ehrlich, who ran against Young in 2012 and had long ago declared her intentions to take him on again, drawing notice (thought not an outright endorsement) from Emily's List. Yesterday, the group erased her from its website. 

[Last modified: Thursday, October 31, 2013 3:18pm]

    

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