West Islip, NY – Today EMILY’s List, the nation’s largest resource for women in politics, has endorsed Christine Pellegrino for the New York State Assembly in the 9th District. A special election for the seat will be held on Tuesday, May 23rd.
“Christine Pellegrino is the fighter that Long Island’s women and families need in Albany,” said Geri Prado, EMILY’s List senior director of state and local campaigns. “She has tirelessly worked to put the well-being of her students and the center of education policy, and we know that she will be a relentless advocate in the Assembly for women’s health and policies that promote prosperity for all of New York’s families.”
“I am honored to receive the endorsement of EMILY’s List. The 9th District deserves a champion that will defend women’s reproductive health and fight for equal pay, and I will be that relentless advocate for Long Island women and families.