Alexis Gevanter, the Democratic endorsed candidate for the 36th district State Senate seat, on Friday announced she earned designation as a Gun Sense Candidate of Distinction from Moms Demand Action, the leading national gun violence prevention advocacy organization with 6 million supporters, 14,000 of whom are in Connecticut.
Gevanter is a longstanding advocate for gun violence prevention and member of Moms Demand Action, and has held positions of increasing responsibility with the all-volunteer organization, including serving as the Connecticut State Chapter Lead from 2019-2021.
“I am beyond honored to have earned the designation as a Gun Sense Candidate of Distinction
from Moms Demand Action. To see my years of advocacy work with Moms culminate in earning
recognition as a candidate of distinction is humbling, rewarding and empowering,” Gevanter said in a release
“Firearms are the leading cause of death for children and teens in America. As a State Senator, who is first and foremost a mom, I will continue to fight tirelessly to keep our children, families, and communities safe.”
The non-partisan Moms Demand Action Candidate of Distinction designation is awarded based on a candidate’s completion of a detailed questionnaire that thoroughly evaluates their position on issues important to the gun violence prevention movement.
“Moms Demand Action volunteers are a powerhouse—they come together to get candidates elected, something they’ve proven time and again here in Connecticut and across the country,” Gevanter added. “I am thrilled to have the thousands of ‘mothers and others’ here in the 36th district and across the state join my campaign to keep our communities and children safe.”
Alexis Gevanter is the Democratic candidate for State Senate, 36th district, representing Greenwich and parts of Stamford and New Canaan. She is a business attorney, gun violence prevention advocate, and proud mom whose brings people together to deliver results that improve the safety of our communities, prosperity for families and businesses, and progress on the values important to residents of the district.