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Cole wins EMILY’s List endorsement
Wednesday, October 29, 2014 by Jo Clifton
Mayoral candidate Sheryl Cole has won support from the national political action committee EMILY’s List. The group supports pro-choice Democratic women running for office. Cole is currently serving as mayor pro tem and hopes to take over as mayor of the new 10-1 City Council in January. Denise Feriozzi, political director of EMILY’s List, released the following statement: “Sheryl Cole has been a champion of affordable housing, education and ending gender discrimination in pay during her three terms on the Austin City Council, and we need more mayors across the country like her.” The group’s name means Early Money Is Like Yeast. Cole’s major opponents are Steve Adler and Mike Martinez.
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