BUFFALO, NY⎼ Today India Walton announced she received the endorsement of EMILY’s List, the largest national resource for women in politics, in the race for mayor of Buffalo.
EMILY’s List praised Walton for her work advocating for the everyday people of Buffalo.
“India Walton is an inspiring advocate for the people of Buffalo who will use her experience in health care and community organizing to support her fellow citizens,” said Sarah Curmi, vice president of state and local campaigns at EMILY’s List. “EMILY’s List is proud to endorse India Walton for mayor of Buffalo.”
“We are honored to be endorsed by EMILY’s List,” said Walton. “For decades, EMILY’s List has been a vital force in advancing the political power of women to build a more just, egalitarian society. They join so many working class Buffalonians in recognizing that it’s time for a change. Together, I know we can shatter the glass ceiling, elect the first woman mayor, and build a safer, healthier Buffalo. Thank you, EMILY’s List!”
This latest endorsement adds to the momentum of Walton’s campaign, which has also received support from the Buffalo Teachers Federation, the Working Families Party, Our City Action Buffalo, and more than a dozen other local and national organizations .
More information about India Walton, the Democratic nominee for Mayor of Buffalo and sole mayoral candidate on the November 2 General Election ballot, can be found at www.indiawalton.com, Facebook, Twitter at @indiawaltonbflo and Instagram at @indiawaltonforbuffalo.
Born and raised on Buffalo’s East Side, Democratic nominee for Buffalo Mayor India Walton became a full-time working mother at the age of just 14, went on to become a registered nurse in both the NICU and the public school system, and most recently founded and led the Fruit Belt Community Land Trust to develop affordable housing. Learn more at www.indiawalton.com, Facebook, Twitter at @indiawaltonbflo and Instagram at @indiawaltonforbuffalo.