Top LGBTQ Advocacy Group endorses Wiley Nickel for NC Senate 16

By April 16, 2018 No Comments

Equality NC endorses Wiley Nickel for NC Senate 16

Raleigh, N.C. – In a recent statement, Equality NC and the Equality NC Action Fund Political Action Committee announced their proud endorsement of Wiley Nickel for North Carolina state Senate in District 16.  Equality NC now lists Democratic candidate Wiley Nickel on their official Equality NC 2018 Primary Election Voter Guide.

To be selected, candidates must submit to a multifaceted evaluation of detailed questionnaire, a personal candidate interview, and a review of the candidate’s public statements.

In a statement on social media, Nickel stated, “I’m proud to be endorsed by Equality NC!  In the Senate, I will fight for the rights of all North Carolinians.  North Carolina is a welcoming and accepting state – now we just need to make sure that the elected members of the General Assembly reflect the values of the majority of the state.”

What is Equality NC?

Equality NC is dedicated to securing equal rights and justice for lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and queer (LGBTQ) North Carolinians.

To accomplish these goals Equality NC works to tirelessly lobby the North Carolina General Assembly, executive branch, and local governments, broadcast LGBTQ news, stories and content, and mobilize communities on issues that matter most to the organization, including marriage equality, parental rights, inclusive anti-bullying policies, employment discrimination, hate violence, privacy rights, sexuality education, adoption, domestic partnerships, and HIV/AIDS.