Update, March 24, 2019: Healey won re-election in 2018 with ease, and with 68.1 percent of the vote. She next faces re-election in 2023, and she is still awesome.
This OTYCD entry originally posted in October 2017.
Show some love to Maura Healey, the Democratic state attorney general of Massachusetts, who is up for re-election in 2018.
Healey is still in her first term, having been elected in 2014, and she is a standout. Previously, she was the Chief of the Civil Rights Division under her predecessor, and she led the state’s challenge to the Defense of Marriage Act.
She was a solid state AG already, but since Trump’s election, she has been a tireless defender of laws, norms, and civil rights.
She was among the earliest of the AGs to sign on to the lawsuit to defend the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program, which Trump promised to kill.
She has also been in the forefront of suing the Betsy DeVos-led Department of Education to allow Obama-era laws to take effect that would allow students who were cheated by colleges to discharge their federal loan debts.
Healey has also announced that she will sue Equifax over its egregious breach that compromised the personal information of roughly 143 million Americans. She is up for re-election in 2018.
Regardless, Healey deserves your support on social media at the very least.
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