Senator Barbara L’Italien Raises $320,000 In Congressional Race
Jan 23, 2018 11:29PM
● By Theresa Gilman
State Senator Barbara L'Italien
(Editor's Note: the following information was provided
by the office of State Senator Barbara L’Italien.)
ANDOVER, MA — State Senator Barbara L’Italien has announced that she has raised $320,000 as a candidate for Congress in quarter four, her first quarter of reporting since officially entering the race in November.
Not since Congresswoman Niki Tsongas’ first run has a female congressional candidate raised this much money in her first reporting period.
“I’m so grateful for the hundreds of supporters who have donated to this campaign,” said L’Italien. “People are supporting our campaign because what I’ve been able to accomplish here in Massachusetts and my bold vision for what we need to tackle in Congress.”
L’Italien announced her campaign for Massachusetts’ 3rd Congressional seat on November 20, 2017 with a launch video highlighting her work on behalf of people with disabilities and seniors, and as a leader fighting for marriage equality and a woman’s right to choose, for which she was removed from her church.
“Working families know we need someone in Washington who has shown courage and leadership,” said L’Italien. “From fighting the Betsy DeVos education privatization agenda to pushing for clean energy and single-payer health care, I will be able to hit the ground running on issues that matter to families right here in this district.”
L’Italien will be releasing a full report by the FEC deadline at the end of the month. She is currently the State Senator representing all of Andover, Dracut, Lawrence and Tewksbury.