WUFPAC Endorses Jessica Ehrlich (FL-13th) and Grace Meng (NY-6th)

Today, Women under Forty Political Action Committee (WUFPAC) announced its endorsement of two candidates for U.S. House of Representatives, Jessica Ehrlich (FL-13th) and Grace Meng (NY-6th); both have successfully advanced to the general election.

Ehrlich, competing to unseat Rep. Bill Young in November, is a St. Petersburg native.  An attorney, Jessica has served in a staff capacity to both a Republican and Democrat Representative in Washington, before returning home to Florida.  Jessica is the daughter and granddaughter of Holocaust survivors and is deeply committed to “fulfilling her father’s legacy of service to her local community.”

To learn more about Jessica, please visit her campaign website: http://www.ehrlichforcongress.com/home

Meng, a current two-term New York State Assemblywoman, is on track to become the first Taiwanese American to serve in the Unites States Congress.  Grace has served in the Assembly since 2008, representing the same district her father had previously.  She is an active and thoughtful leader in her community and take great pride in being a wife and mother, emphasizing the need for access to good schools, childcare, and financial security for all families.

You can learn more about Grace, by visiting her website: http://gracefornewyork.com/

“WUFPAC is pleased to support two MORE phenomenal women running for Congress.  The 2012 cycle has proven promising in our efforts to elect more young women leaders and we believe in Jessica and Grace.  Two accomplished, dedicated, and passionate women, committed to improving the lives around them and representing their constituents in Washington,” stated WUFPAC President, Katie Vlietstra.

To date, WUFPAC has endorsed thirteen candidates for the 2012 cycle, to learn more about our endorsed candidates please visit our website: www.wufpac.org

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