Nan Rich gets NOW endorsement

William March, (@WMarchTBO)

The National Organization for Women has endorsed Nan Rich in the Florida governor’s race.

According to a news release from Rich, the endorsement was announced at a Rich campaign event in Broward County by national NOW President Terry O’Neill, who cited Rich’s support for child care and help for families; economic equality; and women’s health care, including access to reproductive healthcare.

Rich is the dark horse in a Democratic primary against former Gov. Charlie Crist. However, some Democrats, particularly including the party’s feminist and liberal factions, have been reluctant to accept Crist, a former Republican, as their candidate.

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