Press Release: Mayor Hodges for Minneapolis Announces OutFront Minnesota’s Endorsement

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Mayor Hodges for Minneapolis Announces OutFront Minnesota’s Endorsement

Hodges’ re-election campaign is steadily gaining momentum; Senator Franken recently announced his endorsement and support

Minneapolis, MN – Today, OutFront Minnesota announced their endorsement of Mayor Betsy Hodges re-election campaign.

“OutFront Minnesota Action is excited to support Mayor Betsy Hodges’ re-election campaign for Mayor of Minneapolis.  During her tenure as mayor, Betsy Hodges has been a staunch ally of the LGBTQ community.  From her support of the Trans Equity Council, to her commitment to supporting the Trans Equity Summit in Minneapolis, Mayor Hodges has proven that she is a tested, progressive leader,” said OutFront Executive Director Monica Meyer.  “In a time when marginalized trans and gender conforming communities face uncertain threats from both state and federal governments, Mayor Hodges has used her platform to stand up and fight for equity.”

“I’m so proud to have earned OutFront Minnesota’s endorsement, an organization committed to protecting and promoting the rights of LGBTQ people throughout the state,” Mayor Hodges said. “I’m excited to continue working with Outfront toward equity for all Minneapolis residents during my second term.”

Recently Senator Al Franken announced his support, joining State Senator Scott Dibble, State Representative Jean Wagenius, City Council Member John Quincy, Board of Estimate & Taxation President David Wheeler, and Park Board Commissioner Brad Bourn.