Cindy Polo one of two dozen Florida women backing Elizabeth Warren for President
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Polo joins several activists, elected officials and businesswomen backing the Warren campaign.

The Elizabeth Warren presidential campaign is announcing a new set of endorsements from two dozen women across the state of Florida.

Among that list is House District 103 Rep. Cindy Polo. Polo joins several activists, elected officials and businesswomen backing the Warren campaign.

“As a proud daughter of Hialeah, I know far too well what it means to have elected officials who don’t work for their communities, but instead do the bidding of special interests,” Polo said in a statement announcing her support.

“This election year, we deserve more than a president who claims to understand the needs of the people of our country. We need someone who has lived them and stood up and fought to address them. As we face the most critical election of our lifetime, I am proud to endorse Senator Elizabeth Warren for President of the United States. Senator Warren’s campaign highlights the communities and issues that most need our attention.”

The announcement comes less than two weeks after Warren added a slate of grassroots endorsements which included Juan Cuba, former Chair of the Miami-Dade Democratic Party and Nancy Metayer, a former Coral Springs mayoral candidate and member of the Broward County Soil and Water Conservation District.

In a statement announcing the new women backers, Warren referenced a controversial bill requiring parental consent for abortions that is currently moving through the state Legislature.

“Almost 50 years after the Supreme Court’s landmark decision, Republicans in Florida and across the country are trying to roll back the clock and take away our constitutionally guaranteed rights,” Warren said.

“I’m grateful to announce the support of 24 women who are fighting together to stand up for the health and safety of their communities.”

Warren’s polling has been slipping a bit in the past few months as U.S. Sen. Bernie Sanders of Vermont has gotten a boost. The two ended the most recent debate with a heated exchange where Warren alleged Sanders called her a liar.

Here’s the full list of women endorsing Warren:

— State Rep. Cindy Polo

— Emily Bonilla, Orange County Vice Mayor

— Erin Aebel, attorney and local activist

— Kristen Azari, gun violence prevention activist

— Jessica Casucci, “Boldly Spoken” podcast host

— Barbara Devane, FL NOW advocate

— Hillary Dougherty, Broward County Women’s March President

— Natalia Duke, Florida Keys Women’s March President

— Mary Eakins, Broward County Ruth’s List Director

— Tori Edwards, Director of Engagement and Children at Allendale United Methodist Church

— Jessica Ferris, community activist

— Carrie Feit, Miami’s Women’s March President

— Nancy Fry, local activist

— Bonnie Hendrix, Jacksonville Women’s March President

— Tina Jaramillo, Broward County Women’s March Vice President

— Mandy Keyes, owner of Community Cafe

— Chef Josie Smith Malave, chef and owner of Bubbles and Pearls

— Kasondra Miller, owner of Pawsh Accessories & More

— Dr. Melissa Ward Peterson, STEM professor and Broward DEC Secretary

— Linda Sherwood, City of Hollywood Commissioner

— Charo Valero, reproductive justice advocate

— Lauren Tate, community organizer

— Shelly Tygielski, community activist

— Amber Vaughan, President of Broward Young Black Progressives

— Marina Welch, Women’s March Tampa organizer

Ryan Nicol

Ryan Nicol covers news out of South Florida for Florida Politics. Ryan is a native Floridian who attended undergrad at Nova Southeastern University before moving on to law school at Florida State. After graduating with a law degree he moved into the news industry, working in TV News as a writer and producer, along with some freelance writing work. If you'd like to contact him, send an email to [email protected].

One comment

  • John Kociuba

    January 22, 2020 at 7:46 pm

    Dear Citisens~

    Re: Demorats

    Let us not forgive these women and their Anti 2nd Amendment Rights agenda thru Michael Bloomberg’s groups Moms Demand Action and countless others.

    These women are devils!

    They want your Grandmother, Mother, Daughter, Sister, helpless in face of violent rapists, murderers, burglars, pedophiles, etc.

    P.S. New Jersey just passed a law to ban toy guns for kids.

    The goal of Communism is to destroy America’s family units by creating fear, economic instability, unintelligible public education, propaganda media, destroy Christianity, so Government becomes your God!


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