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Friday, February 07, 2020

Congresswoman Stefanik endorses Bice in 5th District GOP primary

Rep. Elise Stefanik (R-NY) was elected to Congress in 2014, becoming the youngest woman to be elected to Congress up until that time. Since then, she's become the lead recruited in the House GOP's effort to get Republican women to run for Congress. She's now hopped into the 5th District GOP primary on State Sen. Stephanie Bice's side.

Rep. Elise Stefanik (R-NY)
Washington, D.C. – E-PAC, Congresswoman Elise Stefanik’s Leadership PAC, which is dedicated to electing more Republican women to Congress in 2020 and beyond, has announced the second slate of “Rising Star” endorsed women candidates for the 2020 elections. Stefanik announced her first slate of endorsed candidates this past October.

The following endorsed candidates have met our metrics of success and have demonstrated a proven path to victory:

  • NY-22: Claudia Tenney
  • PA-07: Lisa Scheller
  • MN-07: Michelle Fischbach
  • OK-05: Stephanie Bice
  • IA-02: Mariannette Miller-Meeks
  • AZ-01: Tiffany Shedd
  • NJ-11 Rosemary Becchi
  • IL-15: Mary Miller

“I’m proud to announce my second slate of endorsed ‘Rising Star’ women candidates for Congress in 2020,” said Congresswoman Elise Stefanik. “We have a historic number of Republican women running, and the 2020 field continues to grow with impressive candidates building strong campaigns and grassroots movements in their communities. It’s been an honor to work with each of these candidates and I’m looking forward to watching their support continue to grow as we head into the busy campaigning season.”