Emily’s List Backs Hochul for Governor in Key Early Endorsement

Emily’s List Backs Hochul for Governor in Key Early Endorsement

Emily’s List Backs Hochul for Governor in Key Early Endorsement The group decided to not wait for other potential primary rivals, most notably the state attorney general, Letitia James, to enter next year’s race. Emily’s List, the fund-raising juggernaut dedicated to electing women who back abortion rights, threw its support on Thursday behind Gov. Kathy Hochul’s campaign for a full term as New York governor. The group’s endorsement opens doors to deep-pocketed donors and seasoned campaign strategists across the country. But for Ms. Hochul, the state’s first female governor, it may prove more valuable as an early stamp of approval for female activists, donors and operatives as she attempts to freeze out potential rivals and head off a raucous Democratic primary next year. In its endorsement, Emily’s List cited Ms. …
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