Vice President Biden Endorses Chokwe Pitchford for 79th District State Rep.

Vice President Biden Endorses Chokwe Pitchford for 79th District State Rep. Pitchford’s campaign recognized as a top race by the Democratic presidential nominee 
 
Yesterday, Chokwe Pitchford  received former Vice President and current Democratic presidential nominee Joe Biden’s endorsement in his race for 79th District State Representative.  
 
“By endorsing my people-powered campaign, Vice President Biden recognizes the importance of electing strong leaders at the state level,” said Pitchford. “I’m honored to receive the vice president’s endorsement and to know that he believes in our campaign’s fight to expand unions and apprenticeship programs, lower prescription drug prices, and improve economic stability for every working family in our district, no matter their background or party. This endorsement adds fire to our surging campaign and puts us one step closer to giving the people of the 79th District the representation they deserve.” 
 
“This election cycle, there are so many issues on the line. That’s why we are thrilled to join forces with Vice President Biden to highlight amazing candidates like Chokwe Pitchford who are running in critical state legislative races,” said Democratic Legislative Campaign Committee President Jessica Post. “As the country faces a prolonged public health crisis, and a long-overdue reckoning on racial injustice, it’s never been more important to elect Democrats to state legislatures. We are laser-focused on electing candidates like Chokwe Pitchford who will promote Democratic values and fight for the best interests of their communities.”  
 
You can check out Chokwe’s website here ​https://www.chokwefor79th.org/​ to learn more about Pitchford and his platform, why the race is critical to expanding Democratic power in Michigan, and support Pitchford’s campaign. 
 
For more information or to schedule an interview with Chokwe Pitchford, please email Campaign Manager Nealie Andrews at ​nealie@chokwefor79th.org​. For more information about the DLCC, or to schedule an interview with DLCC President Jessica Post, please email Christina Polizzi at ​polizzi@dlcc.org​. 
 
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The 79th State House district includes Bainbridge, Benton, Coloma, Hagar, Lake, Lincoln, Royalton, St. Joseph, and Watervliet Townships and the municipalities within them. 



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