Ruth’s List Florida backs Michele Rayner’s HD 62 run

With the new maps, Rayner will run against former Democratic Rep. Wengay Newton in the Primary.

Ruth’s List Florida has announced its endorsement of state Rep. Michele Rayner, who is running for re-election in the state House, albeit in a newly drawn district.

The organization, which works to elect Democratic women who support abortion rights, noted that this is Rayner’s second Ruth’s List endorsement, having received the organization’s backing in her first election in 2020. After winning the 2020 race, Rayner became the first openly gay woman of color to serve in the Florida Legislature.

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