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Trans activist Precious Brady-Davis endorses Mayor Lightfoot's reelection campaign
-- From a press release
2022-12-13

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Chicago, IL — This week, transgender activist Precious Brady-Davis endorsed Mayor Lori E. Lightfoot's reelection campaign. Brady-Davis is a celebrated author and activist who published the memoir I Have Always Been Me. Brady-Davis announced her support in a video testimonial.

"My name is Precious Brady-Davis, and I am so elated to be here today to endorse the reelection campaign of Mayor Lori Lightfoot," said Brady-Davis. "Mayor Lightfoot delivers, and she deserves reelection. From leading our city through the COVID-19 pandemic, to investing over $2 billion on the South and West Sides of Chicago, to being a beacon of LGBTQ representation and advancing equality for all members of the LGBTQQIA community, she is an inspiration for our young people. Mayor Lightfoot endorsed my campaign when I was the first Black trans woman to appear on the ballot running for Commissioner at the Metropolitan Water Reclamation District. I hope that you'll join me in voting for the reelection of Mayor Lori Lightfoot."

"I'm thrilled to receive an endorsement from celebrated activist, author, and speaker Precious Brady-Davis," said Mayor Lightfoot. "When Precious ran for Commissioner at the Metropolitan Water Reclamation District, I was happy to support her, and I was inspired by her candidacy. We both know what it's like to be first in a category where we've never seen anyone quite like us, but we went for it anyway because representation matters. Precious is a fixture in the LGBTQ+ community here in Chicago and an inspiration for those across the country and world as someone who is confident in who she is and what she stands for. I'm so grateful to have her in my corner."


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