(Washington, D.C. October 20, 2016)—NAWBO National continues Congressional Endorsement Campaign. The National Association of Women Business Owners (NAWBO) is announcing its endorsement of Kyrsten Sinema in her bid for re-election to Congress from Arizona’s 9th District.
NAWBO National screens candidates for endorsement solely on their history of business ownership or their voting record demonstrating their consistent support of business owners.
“During her time in Congress, Kyrsten has shown her understanding of the issues facing small business owners and the contribution they make to this economy as well as her willingness to work with members of both political parties to ensure and expand opportunities for business owners,” said Teresa Meares, NAWBO National Board Chair. “NAWBO was founded 41 years ago to advocate on behalf of all women business owners. We are pleased to endorse Kyrsten in her bid for re-election and look forward to working with her.”
“I am proud to earn the endorsement of the National Association of Women Business Owners,” said Sinema. “We work hard every day to find creative, commonsense solutions that help businesses, both large and small, thrive and contribute to the local economy. We’ll continue working on both sides of the aisle to support Arizona business owners, cut red tape, and keep our economy growing.”
Additional endorsements will be made by NAWBO prior to the November 8 general election. In 2014, 94% of the candidates NAWBO National endorsed were elected.
Founded in 1975, the National Association of Women Business Owners (NAWBO) is the unified voice of America’s more than 9.1 million women-owned businesses representing the fastest growing segment of the economy. NAWBO is the only dues-based organization representing the interests of all women entrepreneurs across all industries. NAWBO develops programs that help navigate women entrepreneurs thought the various stages of their business growth.