Boston– The Massachusetts Chapter of the National Organization for Women Political Action Committee (Mass NOW PAC) is proud to announce its endorsement of Mike Lake for the office of Lieutenant Governor.

Donna Denoncourt & Nancy Rosenblum, Mass NOW PAC Co-Chairs said, “There is no other candidate in the field who exemplifies equality and social progress more than Mike Lake. NOW is pleased to lend our support to Mike Lake, Democratic candidate for Lt. Governor and we are confident that the people of Massachusetts will have an advocate in him.”

The Mass. NOW PAC works ensure that women’s rights and other social justice issues are given a voice on Beacon Hill. Mike Lake has been a long time advocate for progressive values in the state throughout his experiences leading non-profit organizations throughout the Commonwealth, working for the federal government, and making Massachusetts a desirable place for businesses to thrive. The Mass. NOW PAC looks forward to helping elect Mike Lake to the Office of Lt. Governor and partnering with him on equal rights and social justice issues in the future.

On receiving the Mass. NOW PAC endorsement, Mike Lake said, “I am so proud to have the support of such an esteemed organization. NOW has labored for decades in the fight for equality and justice for women and families not only across the Commonwealth, but the country, too. NOW speaks to the progressive principles that guide my campaign and the grassroots element that powers it forward.”

The Mass. NOW PAC endorses candidates who are committed to NOW’s mission and priority issue areas, including reproductive freedom, racial justice, constitutional rights, economic justice, LGBT Rights, and ending violence against women.   In order to receive the support of the Mass. NOW PAC, candidates must go through a rigorous endorsement process, including a multi-issue questionnaire and an interview with PAC members.

The primary election is September, 9 2014. Please be sure to head to the polls and join the Mass. NOW PAC in supporting Mike Lake for Lieutenant Governor.