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Indivisible-Endorsed Candidate Liuba Grechen Shirley Wins in NY-02


June 26, 2018
Contact: Emily Phelps |

Washington, DC—Tonight, the Indivisible Project’s national political director Maria Urbina released the following statement:

“We are happy to congratulate Liuba Grechen Shirley on her victory in New York’s 2nd District. She earned the support of Indivisibles in the district with her strong progressive platform and deep local roots. She is ready to take on Rep. King in November.”

“Liuba’s journey from concerned citizen and Indivisible activist to Democratic nominee for Congress is one that makes our movement proud. It should also make Republicans very nervous. Candidates like Liuba Grechen Shirley are changing what is politically possible in districts across the country. We’re with Liuba from now through November.”

Liuba Grechen Shirley is one of the 23 candidates that the Indivisible Project has endorsed at the national level. To earn Indivisible’s national endorsement, a candidate must clear a tough three-stage process that requires buy-in from local Indivisible group members at multiple points. A candidate cannot be endorsed without a strong platform and the enthusiastic support of informed, energized voters across their district.


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About NY-02’s Indivisible Groups

NY’s 2nd District Democrats, a local Indivisible group, has already announced their endorsement of Liuba Grechen Shirley for Congress and were responsible for nominating Shirley for the Indivisible Project’s national endorsement.

For more about their work, plans and perspectives on the race, please contact:

About the Indivisible Project

The Indivisible Project is a registered 501(c)(4) nonprofit. Our mission is to cultivate and lift up a grassroots movement of local groups to defeat the Trump agenda, elect progressive leaders, and realize bold progressive policies. Across the nation, thousands of local groups are using the Indivisible Guide to hold their members of Congress accountable. Not authorized by any candidate or candidate committee.