Betsy is proud to earn the endorsement of the Georgia Stonewall Democrats. Georgia Stonewall Democrats is Georgia’s lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and ally Democratic community. As LGBTQ and ally Democrats, they play a unique and critically important role in the community’s struggle for equality.
EMILY’s List Announces First Round of State Office Endorsements in Georgia Ahead of May PrimaryWASHINGTON, D.C. – Today EMILY’s List, the nation’s largest resource for women in politics, made its first round of Georgia state office endorsements ahead of the May 22nd primary, endorsing five women leaders for statewide and legislative seats. Stephanie Schriock, president of EMILY’s List, released the following statement:“Voters in Georgia have the opportunity to make history this year. Not only can they elect the first African American woman governor in the country, but they can also elect a record number of women to the state legislature. Four of these women are first-time candidates whom EMILY’s List is proud to endorse ahead of their primaries because we know they have what it takes to flip the districts and statewide office that they’re running for. The fifth, incumbent Park Cannon, is a millennial who carried on her predecessor’s groundbreaking legacy as an LGBTQ woman of color serving in the state legislature. EMILY’s List is excited to stand with all five of these women leaders and show them the full support of our community.”EMILY’s List endorsed the following slate of candidates:Lindy Miller (Public Service Commissioner)Park Cannon (HD-58)Betsy Holland (HD-54)Angelika Kausche (HD-50)Aisha Yaqoob (HD-97)
Georgia’s Win List
Betsy has been named one of Georgia’s Win List “2018 Spring Super Six” and their endorsement for her run.
Georgia´s WIN List is a political action committee dedicated to changing the face of power in Georgia by recruiting, training, electing and re-electing Democratic women to the Georgia General Assembly and statewide office who are committed to reproductive freedom. Since 2000, we have helped elect more than 55 endorsed women, with 31 of them still serving. We have already trained more than 200 women to run for office during 2017 WINning Women Boot Camps and plan an aggressive strategy to “Grab ‘em by the Midterms” in 2018.
“I am endorsing Betsy Holland, because I know that she will be strong voice for women and working families in the Georgia Legislature. She understands that working Georgians are the foundation of this great state and that we need to prioritize and support policies that benefit them.”
Georgia State House Representative District 84