For Immediate Release: Monday, May 14, 2018

NARAL Pro-Choice Nevada Issues Endorsements for Nevada State Assembly

More that 38,000 members statewide to mobilize to keep pro-choice majority in Nevada State Assembly

Las Vegas, Nev. — Today, NARAL Pro-Choice Nevada announced their slate of endorsed candidates running for Nevada’s State Assembly seats in the 2018 cycle.

“Nevadans overwhelmingly support a woman’s decision to make her own medical decisions, which is why we deserve to have representatives in the state legislature who will fight to protect and expand reproductive freedom,” said Caroline Mello Roberson, State Director of NARAL Pro-Choice Nevada. “During the 2017 legislative session, NARAL worked with the pro-choice majority in the Nevada State Assembly to pass landmark legislation aimed at expanding access to reproductive health care including protecting and expanding affordable birth control.  In order to continue making gains towards full reproductive freedom for Nevada women, we are committed to fighting alongside our endorsed candidates for Assembly throughout the 2018 cycle.”



*Daniele Monroe-Moreno, Assembly District 1

Selena Torres, Assembly District 3

Connie Munk, Assembly District 4

*Brittney Miller, Assembly District 5

*William McCurdy II, Assembly District 6

*Jason Frierson, Assembly District 8

*Steve Yeager, Assembly District 9

*Chris Brooks, Assembly District 10

*Maggie Carlton, Assembly District 14

*Heidi Swank, Assembly District 16

*Tyrone Thompson, Assembly District 17

*Richard Carrillo, Assembly District 18

*Ellen Spiegel, Assembly District 20

*Ozzie Fumo, Assembly District 21

*Teresa Benitez-Thompson, Assembly District 27

*Edgar Flores, Assembly District 28

*Lesley Cohen, Assembly District 29

*Shannon Bilbray-Axelrod, Assembly District 34

Michelle Gorelow, Assembly District 35

Patricia Ackerman, Assembly District 39

*Sandra Jauregui, Assembly District 41



NARAL Pro-Choice America and its network of state affiliates are dedicated to protecting and expanding reproductive freedom for all Americans. NARAL works to guarantee that every woman has the right to make personal decisions regarding the full range of reproductive choices, including preventing unintended pregnancy, bearing healthy children, and choosing legal abortion. In recognition of its work defending our constitutional right to choose, Fortune Magazine described NARAL as “one of the top 10 advocacy groups in America.”


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