Here’s the press release from the Patsy Keever campaign. Keever, a Democrat, is running against Republican incumbent Rep. Patrick McHenry in the 10th Congressional District, which includes most of Asheville.
Asheville—The Patsy Keever for Congress campaign today announced the recent endorsement of her campaign by the National Women’s Political Caucus and released the following statement:
“I am honored to have the endorsement of this national organization that does such incredible work on behalf of women,” said Rep. Keever. “The National Women’s Political Caucus is a grassroots organization dedicated to increasing women’s participation in the political process, an issue that I feel strongly about.”
“The National Women’s Political Caucus enthusiastically endorses Patsy Keever’s candidacy for the U.S. House of Representatives,” said Linda Young, president of the organization. “We believe that Patsy will effectively represent the state of North Carolina and women across this country, and we are thrilled to endorse such an incredible woman.”
Rep. Keever’s endorsement by the NWPC is the most recent group to pledge their support for her congressional bid. The Sierra Club, Women’s Campaign Fund, Democracy for America, International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers, as well as a number of state and federal elected officials are among her other supporters.
Rep. Patsy Keever (NC-115) is the Democratic nominee for the U.S. House of Representatives in North Carolina’s 10th Congressional District. Keever taught in the public schools for more than 25 years and served on the Buncombe County Board of Commissioners for 12 years. In 2010, Keever was elected to the North Carolina House of Representatives from NC District 115.
For more information about Patsy Keever’s campaign for Congress, visit keeverforcongress.com or visit Patsy Keever for Congress on Facebook