Endorses Carla Nelson for Congress


Contact: Joshua Mercer, 517-212-0419
Email: mercer-at-catholicvote-dot-org Endorses Carla Nelson for Congress

CHICAGO— announced their endorsement of Carla Nelson for Congress in Minnesota’s 1st District. President Brian Burch released the following statement:

“Carla Nelson has consistently been a steadfast ally of the unborn and working families while serving in the state legislature in Minnesota. Moreover, Washington D.C. desperately needs the input of strong pro-life women. For these reasons, we strongly encourage voters in this important district to support Carla Nelson for Congress — and for Catholics nationwide to support Nelson’s candidacy.

“This congressional race provides a rare opportunity in 2018 to flip a seat into pro-life hands. This district went for Trump by a whopping 15 percentage points. Unfortunately that margin wasn’t enough to deliver a win for that year’s GOP congressional nominee. By contrast, Carla Nelson was on the ballot in 2016 in a competitive state senate district and actually outperformed Donald Trump’s numbers.”

“Carla Nelson has the leadership and principles to deliver and win for families in the 1st district.”

Background on is one of the largest lay-organized Catholic advocacy groups in the country.  With over 500,000 members and engaged citizens in every state, CV seeks to educate, organize, and mobilize voters to protect and defend life, family and freedom.


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