Tampa, Florida – Ruth’s List Florida, the state’s only resource dedicated to recruiting and aiding Democratic women candidates, announced their endorsement of Allison Tant in the State House District 9 race, lauding her ongoing commitment to stand up for Florida women and families. This marks the first legislative endorsement for Ruth’s List going into the 2020 cycle.
“Our early endorsement of Allison is the result of her impressive campaign launch showing leadership in both financial support and community leader support. She has paved a strong path to victory that is exemplary for any candidate. ” said Pamela Goodman, Ruth’s List Florida President and CEO. “Allison is a long time advocate for women and families in Tallahassee, with a track record of community engagement to find solutions to a wide range of issues, with a particular focus on people with disabilities. The Ruth’s List community – now tens of thousands of members strong – is excited to support her candidacy.”
“I am grateful to the grassroots aid Ruth’s List Florida provides Democratic women in Florida,” said Allison Tant candidate for State House, District 9. “I am honored and proud to accept the endorsement of Ruth’s List and the tens of thousands of Ruth’s List members and supporters who believe as I do: that Florida’s Leaders should stand up for women and families, advocate for fairness and equality, protection of our land and waters, investment in education, and the chance for every Floridian to have access to opportunity for a better life.”