From the Endorsement:
She would be a new and refreshing presence in the state Senate as well. Proof of that is her strong advocacy for overhauling the state's campaign finance laws and providing public financing for political campaigns, as well as demanding an increase in the state's minimum wage.
Her experience in local government, meanwhile, would be invaluable in a body where so many of the decisions and so much of the legislation have such a strong and direct impact on municipalities. (...)
Voters would be well-served if she gets a chance to address them all, as a gay woman in a male-dominated Senate.
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