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“Senator-elect Linda Dorcena Forry personifies the new Boston, and her resounding victory in the state Senate race is a historic win for the First Suffolk District,” said Barbara Lee, a national leader in advancing women’s equality in American politics. Lee was an early and ardent supporter of Forry’s candidacy.
“Linda will be an inclusive voice in the Senate. She has a distinctive ability to bring people together to get results, building partnerships that cross social, cultural, and party lines,” said Lee. “This is a thrilling day for Massachusetts politics.”
About Barbara Lee
Barbara Lee is a national leader in advancing women’s equality in American politics. She founded and leads the Barbara Lee Political Office and the nonpartisan Barbara Lee Family Foundation. Through strategic advice, candidate training, direct support, and voter mobilization, Lee has helped elect 118 women in 28 states, including every sitting Democratic woman governor and U.S. Senator. Her foundation’s nonpartisan research has studied every woman candidate’s campaign for Governor since 1998.