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FRAMINGHAM – Margareth Shepard has earned the endorsement of the Bay State Stonewall Democrats in her campaign for state representative.
“We are proud to endorse Margareth Shepard in her campaign for state representative,” said Jeremy Comeau, Co-Chair of the Bay State Stonewall Democrats. “With LGBTQ+ and reproductive rights under attack across the country, Massachusetts must be a beacon for our own residents and those who must now seek care here. Margareth would join a growing number of pro-LGBTQ+ legislators advancing our shared values of equity and justice.”
“I am humbled with the endorsement of the Bay State Stonewall Democrats, an organization vital in the protecting and expanding of LGBTQ+ rights and reproductive justice here in Massachusetts,” said Margareth Shepard. “While we have done a lot of which to be proud, the work towards greater equity in our laws must never cease.”
The Bay State Stonewall Democrats advocate within the Democratic Party of Massachusetts on behalf of the LGBTQ+ community, while working to elect candidates who will further advance our shared values.
Bay State Stonewall Democrats joins a growing list of organizations and elected leaders supporting her campaign, including the Sierra Club, MassAlliance, Progressive Massachusetts, Massachusetts Women’s Political Caucus, Massachusetts Teachers Association, Massachusetts Nurses Association, Brazilian Policy Center, SEIU 888, Senator Jamie Eldridge, Rep. Jack Patrick Lewis, Rep. Danillo Sena, Former Rep. Pam Richardson, City Councilor Tracey Bryant, City Councilor Cesar Stewart-Morales, City Councilor Adam Steiner, former City Councilor Robert Case, and former City Councilor Judith Grove.
Margareth Shepard is running to be the state representative for the 6th Middlesex District, composed primarily of South and Downtown Framingham.
Learn more about her campaign here: www.margarethforstaterep.com