FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: October 18, 2016
NC National Organization for Women Announces General Election Endorsements
Raleigh, N.C. – On Oct 17, Gailya Paliga, President of NC National Organization for Women, announced the organization’s Political Action Committee (PAC) endorsements for statewide offices in the 2016 General Election.
NC NOW PAC announced candidate endorsements for the N.C. Supreme Court, N.C. Court of Appeals, and both chambers of the N.C. General Assembly. NOW PAC has endorsed federal candidates for Presidential, US Senate and Congressional races.
“We are excited to announce our support for candidates who have demonstrated a true commitment to women through their words and actions,” said Gailya Paliga, President of NC National Organization for Women (NC NOW) and the NC NOW PAC. “We interview all candidates according to legislative or judicial questionnaires, and consider their contributions to our communities as well as past voting records, when applicable. Thus, we are happy to not only recommend these candidates to North Carolina voters, but encourage all citizens to support them through volunteering, making contributions, and most importantly, at the ballot box.”
ABOUT NOW: NOW’s purpose is to achieve social, economic and political equality for women. As the grassroots arm of the women’s movement, the National Organization for Women is dedicated to its multi-issue and multi-strategy approach to women’s rights. NOW is the largest organization of feminist activists in the United States, with hundreds of thousands of contributing members and more than 500 local and campus affiliates in all 50 states and the District of Columbia.