Debra will stand up for women across the state.
Ruth’s List Florida, the state’s only resource dedicated to recruiting and aiding Democratic women candidates, announced their endorsement of Debra Bellanti in the Florida House District 60 race, lauding her ongoing commitment to stand up for Florida women and families.
“Debra is a small business owner, a mother, and an active member of her community who supports gender equality, women’s reproductive rights, and affordable health care for all,” said Pamela Goodman, Ruth’s List Florida President and CEO. “The Ruth’s List community – now tens of thousands of members strong – is excited to support her candidacy.”
“I am grateful to the grassroots aid Ruth’s List Florida provides Democratic women in Florida,” said Debra Bellanti, candidate for Florida House, District 60. “I’m honored to receive their endorsement and the endorsement of the tens of thousands of Ruth’s List members and supporters who believe in standing up for women and families and advocating for affordable healthcare for all.”
Along with the Ruth’s List, Debra has been endorsed by Emily’s List, the Sierra Club, the Florida Education Association, the Hillsborough County Classroom Teachers Association, Ironworkers Local 397, Working Families Party, Brady Campaign for Prevention of Gun Violence, U.S. Representative Kathy Castor, County Commissioner Pat Kemp, Former Mayor of Tampa Sandy Freedman, social activist and organizer Heather Booth, and many others. Debra has also been named a Gun Sense Candidate of Distinction by Moms Demand Action.
Florida House District 60 encompasses the majority of South Tampa, includes Apollo Beach and parts of Ruskin, and is considered a competitive seat.
About Ruth’s List
Ruth’s List Florida is dedicated to building a progressive Florida by recruiting and assisting Democratic women leaders to the State Cabinet, Legislature, County Commissions, City Councils and other key positions in Florida. Since 2008, Ruth’s List Florida has 90+ victories and has raised more than $4,000,000 to support Democratic women running for state and local office in Florida. For more information about Ruth’s List Florida please visit ruthslistfl.org.