Kleefisch Campaign: Endorsed by Right Direction Women
[Waukesha, WI] – A new national group seeking to elect Republican women governors named Rebecca Kleefisch their first approved candidate on Tuesday. Right Direction Women is the first group aimed solely at electing Republican female governors. If elected, Kleefisch would go down in history as Wisconsin’s first female governor.
“I am incredibly proud to be the first candidate to be endorsed by Right Direction Women. Conservative women have a crucial role to play if we are to regain control of our state and our country,” said Rebecca Kleefisch, candidate for the governorship.” At the end of the day, I’m still a mom on a budget. I know the hardships working families in Wisconsin face and will be a tireless advocate for a safer and more affordable Wisconsin.
Read more about Fox News’ endorsement of Right Direction Women below or find the full story here.
New group working to elect Republican female governors raises $1 million
April 19, 2022
A newly formed group that aims to increase the number of female Republican governors across the country presents its initial fundraiser and makes its first endorsement in a GOP gubernatorial primary.
Right Direction Women, the first national group exclusively focused on winning Republican gubernatorial candidates, says it has raised $1 million in fundraising.
And the super PAC, which officially launched on April 6, backs former Wisconsin Lt. Governor Rebecca Kleefisch in her state’s GOP gubernatorial primary in the race to face Democratic Gov. Tony Evers’ first term in November. . The fundraising and endorsement announcements were first shared with Fox News on Tuesday.
The organization is led by two well-known advocates of strong Republican female candidates – Annie Dickerson, founder and president of the Winning For Women Action Fund, and Marie Sanderson, former policy director of the Republican Governors Association.
Dickerson said she was “excited to continue the work the Winning For Women Action Fund began in Congress by expanding our mission into gubernatorial races across the country.” And Sanderson noted that “2022 presents a crucial opportunity for Republicans to not only flip the House and Senate, but also elect conservative women as chief executives of their states.”
And highlighting Kleefisch’s endorsement, Sanderson noted that “Rebecca brings impressive experience and brilliant vision to the table and we are proud to support her on her journey.”
The endorsement of Kleefisch, a cancer survivor and conservative politician who served eight years as lieutenant governor under GOP Gov. Scott Walker, is the first of the bunch, with more expected in the weeks and months to come. .