ICYMI: 100 YEARS AGO AMERICAN WOMEN SEIZED THE MOMENT—Women Attorneys General Support Biden-Harris Ticket
August 18, 2020
In celebration of the 100th anniversary of the Suffrage Amendment, current and former Attorneys General from 22 states, the District of Columbia and the U.S. Virgin Islands are proud to support the Biden-Harris Ticket, and former colleague, Kamala Harris.
“We are so proud of Kamala’s many accomplishments and take particular pride that one of “ours” —a former distinguished state attorney general— has been tapped as the candidate for the second highest office in the land”, said Ellen Rosenblum, Oregon Attorney General.
“Many of us have worked with Kamala and observed her up close and personally. We know about her dedication and her tenacity as a consumer advocate”, stated Patricia Madrid, former New Mexico Attorney General.
Currently holding office are: Attorneys General Kathleen Jennings, Delaware; Clare Connors, Hawaii; Maura Healey, Massachusetts; Dana Nessel, Michigan; Letitia James, New York; Ellen Rosenblum, Oregon; Denise George, U.S. Virgin Islands; Senator Catherine Cortez Masto, Nevada; Governor Janet Mills, Maine; and Mayor Karen Freeman-Wilson, Indiana.
Many of these women listed below were the first to hold the office of Attorney General in their respective states and also held higher office.
The list of signatories by state are:
Attorney General Kathleen Jennings
Clarine Nardi Riddle
DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA
Attorney General Clare Connors
Mayor Karen Freeman-Wilson
Governor Janet Mills
Attorney General Maura Healey
Attorney General Dana Nessel
Senator Catherine Cortez Masto
Frankie Sue Del Papa
Attorney General Letitia James
Attorney General Ellen Rosenblum
Attorney General Denise George
Mary Sue Terry