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Former presidential candidate Pete Buttigieg on Thursday endorsed about four-dozen down-ballot Democrats running for state legislative seats across the country.
“We need to send Joe Biden and Kamala Harris to the White House, but we also need to elect good leaders at the state and local level. That’s what this endorsement slate is about: making sure that we have forward-thinking, dynamic leaders at every level of our government who will deliver solutions to the biggest challenges we face,” Buttigieg said.
“These 47 candidates are generational leaders, diverse and reflective of the country and communities they are seeking to serve. I’ll be urging our network at Win The Era to join me in supporting exciting candidates up and down the ballot.”
The endorsement list included candidates from all corners of the country, including four from Florida.
Topping the list was Rep. Ben Diamond, who is running for reelection in House District 68. Rep. Shevrin Jones and Orlando-area labor attorney Patricia Sigman, who are running for Senate. Miami Democrat Ricky Junquera also got the nod in House District 118.
Buttigieg said Win The Era, the PAC he