LD10 Assembly Candidate Erin Wheeler Named Bold Progressive Champion by Progressive Change Campaign Committee
BRICK, NJ (Sept. 12, 2019) — Erin Wheeler, the Democratic challenger for New Jersey State Assembly in the 10th Legislative District, was named a 2019 Champion by the Progressive Change Campaign Committee, which recognizes candidates from around the country who are fighting for progressive priorities and looking out for the needs of everyday families.
“Our 2019 Champions across the country are committed to solving big problems affecting their communities,” said Marissa Barrow, a spokesperson for the Progressive Change Campaign Committee. “Selected for their bold vision, these candidates are highly capable leaders ready to make change.”
“The candidates on our Champions List are running great campaigns powered by the grassroots, not corporate interests,” said Stephanie Taylor, co-founder of the Progressive Change Campaign Committee. “We’re proud to support them as they take power back for their communities and turn big ideas into action for working families.”
“As a public school teacher and union leader fighting for Ocean County’s fair share of state school funding, fighting for economic and retirement security for New Jersey’s school teachers and for adequate special education services and vocational education opportunities for our students, I am incredibly honored to have earned this recognition from the Progressive Change Campaign Committee,” Wheeler said. “If elected, I will be a voice for New Jersey’s working families,” she said.
ABOUT THE PCCC
The Progressive Change Campaign Committee (PCCC) is a million-member grassroots organization building power at the local, state, and federal levels, and advocating for economic populist priorities like expanding Social Security, debt-free college, Wall Street reform, and Medicare for All. Find out more at BoldProgressives.org.
ABOUT ERIN WHEELER
Erin Wheeler is a high school chemistry teacher at Communications High School, a vocational high school in Monmouth County where she is president of the local teachers’ union. She and her running mate, Eileen Della Volle, are the Democratic challengers for New Jersey’s 10th Legislative District, which includes the Ocean County communities of Bayhead, Brick, Island Heights, Lakehurst, Lavalette, Manchester, Mantoloking, Point Pleasant Beach, Seaside Heights and Toms River.
Learn more about Della Volle & Wheeler for Assembly at dellavollewheeler4assembly.com or follow on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/dellavolleandwheelerforNJAssembly/