(CNN) - The Susan B. Anthony List, an anti-abortion rights organization, announced Tuesday it will endorse Republican front-runner Sue Lowden for U.S. Senate in Nevada.
"Right now there is a crying need for a pro-life woman's voice in the Senate and Sue Lowden is committed to being that voice," said Marjorie Dannenfelser, the president of the group's candidate fund. "[She] combines everything we are looking for: an articulate female spokesman with the courage to back it up with advocacy for the unborn and their mothers."
Lowden, the former Nevada Republican Party chairwoman, will face Danny Tarkanian and Sharron Angle in a June 8 primary for a chance to unseat Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid in November.
A recent Mason-Dixon poll shows Lowden leading Tarkanian by nearly 20 points in the primary and the Senate's top Democrat by 13 points.