EMILY’s List, the pro-women political action committee, endorsed Democrat Tedra Cobb’s congressional bid in New York’s 21th District.

Cobb is challenging the Republican incumbent seeking a third term, Rep. Elise Stefanik.

In a statement, EMILY’s List president Stephanie Schriock said:

“Tedra Cobb is a community leader who is prepared to stand up for North Country working families in Congress. She was inspired to run after Republicans, including incumbent Elise Stefanik, voted to cut rural health care and Medicaid funding for opioid addiction. When elected, Tedra plans to fight for quality, affordable health care and work toward bipartisan solutions to address the opioid epidemic. As a small business owner and former elected local official, she also cares deeply about creating a strong local economy and expanding economic opportunity for North Country families.

“Tedra is running against Rep. Stefanik, who has consistently voted for policies that would hurt women and families in the 21st District. In addition to supporting Republican attempts to take away health care from millions of Americans, Elise has also supported efforts to defund Planned Parenthood and has voted to undermine equal pay protections for women. Tedra is the champion that the people of North Country need fighting for them in Washington – and EMILY’s List is excited to fight for her in the race to flip this seat.”

The race in the 21st is one Democrats hope flows into a successful “blue wave” this November.