LUPEPAC Announces Endorsements For Candidates for the 2016 General Election

New Jersey, Nov 1st, 2016– LUPEPAC, the premiere Statewide organization supporting the interests of Latinas and promoting more Latina representation in NJ politics, proudly announces the following endorsements for the 2016 General Elections:

FOR FEDERAL OFFICE:

  • Hillary Clinton for President
  • Congresswoman Bonnie Watson Coleman for re-election in NJ’s 12th District

FOR LOCAL OFFICE:

  • Mayor Wilda Diaz for re-election, Perth Amboy, NJ
  • Germaine Ortiz for Freeholder, Bergen County, NJ
  • Bernice Toledo for Surrogate, Passaic County, NJ
  • Esther Perez for City Council, Prospect Park, Passaic County, NJ
  • Yris Encarnacion for Township Committee, South Hackensack, NJ

“Our country, now more than ever, is facing a critical choice of where we are headed as a country. Hillary Clinton represents a historic opportunity not just to choose a woman to be the leader of the free-world but to choose decency over division and bigotry,” stated Patricia Campos-Medina, President of LUPE PAC.  “We urge Latinas in NJ to vote for Hillary Clinton for President.  We also ask them to vote to re-elect Rep. Bonnie Watson Coleman to return to Congress. Bonnie’s progressive voice in Congress is needed now more than ever to defend all the progressive gains women have fought for the last century.”

“In fulfillment of our mission, LUPE PAC is supporting candidates at the local level to advance an agenda that promotes and defends the interest of our communities at the local level.  From Mayor Wilda Diaz in Perth Amboy, to Germaine Ortiz in Bergen County, we are supporting qualified Latinas to bring our voices and interests to the table,” Stated Campos- Medina.  “We are proud of all those who are running locally and we pledge to support them so they can get elected.”

LUPEPAC is a non-partisan political action committee whose mission is to increase the number of Latinas in elected and appointed office in the State of New Jersey.  We promote and support progressive Latinas running for local, State and Federal office.

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