August 30, 2018
The Massachusetts Chapter of the National Organization for Women Political Action Committee (Mass NOW PAC) is pleased to announce its endorsement of Mary Ann Stewart. Mary Ann is running for election to the State House in the 15th Middlesex District.
Judy Neufeld and Jamie Gaynes Co-Chairs of the Mass. NOW PAC, said: “ We are pleased to endorse Mary Ann Stewart for State Representative. Mary Ann was raised in a middle class neighborhood and understands the struggles of her constituents. She’s been an outspoken activist and advocate for many core Mass NOW issues, like Paid Family Medical Leave, better funding for education and transportation, along with advocacy for LGBTQ+ students. We know that Mary Ann will bring her passion and dedication to the state house and fight for a feminist agenda on Beacon Hill.”
The Mass NOW PAC works to ensure that women’s rights and other social justice issues are given a voice on Beacon Hill. The Mass. NOW PAC looks forward to electing Mary Ann Stewart to her first term in the Legislature and beginning to work with her on important social justice issues.
On receiving the Mass NOW PAC endorsement, Mary Ann Stewart says: “I’m proud to be recognized as the feminist candidate and am deeply moved by Mass NOW’s endorsement. Mass NOW and I share a common desire to end discrimination in all its forms. I’m not only a reliable vote for women’s concerns, I’ll be a reliable voice to champion the issues, as I always have.”
The Mass NOW PAC endorses candidates who are committed to NOW’s mission and priority issue areas, including reproductive freedom, racial justice, constitutional rights, economic justice, LGBT+ Rights, and ending violence against women. In order to receive the support of the Mass NOW PAC, candidates must go through a rigorous endorsement process, including a multi-issue questionnaire and an interview with PAC members.
The primary election is September 4th, 2018 and the general election is November 6, 2018. Please be sure to head to the polls and join the Mass NOW PAC in supporting Mary Ann Stewart for State Representative.