August 26th, 2016

PITTSBURG, CA – Continuing to demonstrate leadership as a women’s rights advocate, today, Mae Cendaña Torlakson earned the strong endorsement from nationally renowned women’s advocacy organization EMILY’s List. For the past 30 years, EMILY’s List has challenged the status quo by supporting pro-choice Democratic women and taking the lead on issues regarding a woman’s right to choose.

“Mae Cendaña Torlakson is an exceptional leader. Her track record of fighting for women is well known and her dedication to protecting women’s rights makes her a clear choice for the 14th Assembly District. The EMILY’s List community – now more than three million members strong – is excited to support her candidacy,” said EMILY’s List Senior Director of State Engagement and Development Muthoni Wambu Kraal.

In response to the endorsement, Mae Cendaña Torlakson released the following statement:

“As a strong believer in women’s reproductive rights, the EMILY’s List endorsement means a lot to me and my campaign. With their support, I am confident that we can continue to communicate a strong message of equality for women all across California. In the Assembly, I look forward to working diligently to ensure that women have the right to make decisions regarding their own bodies, not have their choices dictated to them by the State or Federal government. This is an issue I am passionate about and will continue to fight on behalf of all women.”
Mae Torlakson has amassed a wide spread list of support from all corners of California. For a full list of endorsements, visit




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