FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: July 28, 2011
CONTACT: Bridget Nolan , Outreach Coordinator, 202.546.0795, ext. 2113, firstname.lastname@example.org
Washington D.C.â€”Council for a Livable World has announced its endorsement of Hawaii Representative Mazie Hirono for the U.S. Senate seat now held by Sen. Daniel Akaka.
Hirono has received a 90% score on the Council for a Livable World voting record.
â€œWe are excited to endorse Rep. Mazie Hirono for the Senateâ€”we hope that our early endorsement will help her against primary opponent former Rep. Ed Case,â€� says Council for a Livable World Executive Director John Isaacs.
If elected, Hirono will not only be the first woman Senator from Hawaii but also the first Asian-American woman elected to the Senate. She is a member of the Progressive Caucus and excellent on Council for a Livable World issues.
Council for a Livable World hopes to bolster her fundraising efforts to help ensure that she is elected in 2012. â€œIn this tumultuous time in Congressâ€”we hope that we can beat back the conservative tide by helping to elect another progressive advocate on foreign policy issues,â€� continued Isaacs.