Maggie’s List, a Conservative PAC that supports female candidates has made its first round of endorsements and Rep. Liz Cheney is not one of them.
The first round of 27 endorsements includes 18 House Republican incumbents, 5 candidates running for 2022 midterms, 2 running in special elections this year, a Senate candidate and a lieutenant governor candidate.
Cheney was ousted as GOP Conference Chair recently and the role with Rep. Elise Stefanik taking over the role.
Some of the endorsements, per Fox News:
Winsome Sears, the GOP nominee this November for lieutenant governor in Virginia.
Ashley Hinson and Mariannette Miller-Meeks of Iowa, two freshman representatives who narrowly won election last November.
Ohio GOP chair Jane Timken, who’s running in a crowded Republican Senate primary in the race to succeed retiring GOP Sen. Rob Portman.
Susan Wright, one of the two Republican candidates in next month’s runoff in the special election in Texas’ 6th Congressional District in the race to succeed her late husband,
Stephanie Kunze, who’s running this year in a special election in Ohio’s 15th Congressional District.
Also on the list is Rep. Elise Stefanik (NY-21), who last month was elected House Republican Conference chair – the House GOP’s number-three leadership position – succeeding Cheney, who was ousted from her leadership post.
Reps. Young Kim (CA-39), Kat Cammack (FL-3), Michelle Steel (CA-48), Maria Salazar (FL-27), Mary Miller (IL-5), Victoria Spartz (IN-5), Lisa McClain (MI-10), Michelle Fischbach (MN-7), Yvette Herrell (NM-2), Stephanie Bice (OK-5), Beth Van Duyne (TX-24), Debbie Lesko (AZ-8), Virginia Foxx (NC-5), Claudia Tenney (NY-22) and Carol Miller (WV-3).
Maggie’s List President Sandra Mortham told Fox News “Voters made history in 2020 by electing the largest-ever group of conservative women to federal office, and we are ready to build upon those gains in upcoming elections.”
“Maggie’s List-endorsed candidates understand that the only way to move our country in a positive direction is to focus on fiscal responsibility, strong national defense and personal responsibility. Our grassroots network is already hard at work earning support for Maggie’s List candidates in their primary and general election races, and we look forward to helping them secure victories this year and next,” she added.
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