Former Congressional candidate forms political action committee focusing on rural Democrat success

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WATERTOWN, N.Y. (WWTI) — A former Candidate for the NY-21 Congressional seat has announced a the launch of a political action committee.

Former NY-21 Congressional Candidate Tedra Cobb has announced the formation of the political action campaign, Backroads PAC. Cobb stated that the campaigns goal is to increase democratic victories in rural areas.

According to Cobb, Backroads PAC will identify, vet and endorse rural Democrats in competitive districts, provide training and infrastructure support for endorsed candidates and provide financial support to endorsed candidates following the primary election.

Additionally, the campaign’s training will include fundraising, communications and social media strategies.

Cobb commented on the launch of the campaign.

“Democrats in rural areas have been left behind for decades, lacking infrastructure, organization and resources. Backroads PAC is working to change that so we can defeat Republicans in every district.”

The campaign announced its launch officially on January 14, 2021.

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