By the Numbers: EMILY’s List + the 2018 Midterms
Today, EMILY’s List, the nation's largest resource for women in politics, released record-breaking numbers ahead of the 2018 midterm elections. The organization is set to have an historic year at nearly all levels of engagement: fundraising, training, endorsements and victories.
Brian Kemp is Suppressing the Vote in Georgia and He Must Be Stopped
Yesterday, the Associated Press reported that Brian Kemp, Georgia Republican gubernatorial candidate, is taking advantage of his role as current secretary of state in order to put a hold on more than 53,000 voter registration applications, a move widely seen as an attempt to improperly silence Georgia voters.
Diverse Coalition Launches Program Supporting New Mexico’s Xochitl Torres Small
Today, a broad coalition of progressive organizations including labor, campaign reformers, Latino advocates, environmental, and women’s groups announced an independent expenditure campaign to help elect Xochitl Torres Small in New Mexico’s 2nd Congressional District.
WOMEN VOTE! TV Ad: George Holding Puts Special Interests First, Linda Coleman Will Fight for Rights
Today, EMILY's List independent expenditure arm WOMEN VOTE! released a new ad contrasting George Holding's record of putting special interests, like big insurance companies, ahead of North Carolinians, with Linda Coleman's deep roots in her community and commitment to working families.
WOMEN VOTE! Releases New Ad Highlighting John Culberson’s Record of Protecting Insurance Companies
Today, EMILY's List independent expenditure arm WOMEN VOTE! released a new ad outlining Congressman John Culberson's long record of protecting the insurance companies that fund his campaigns at the expense of his constituents.
Riggleman on Preventing Rape and Sexual Assault: “A Lot of It Comes to Educating Females”
Last night in the fifth debate between Leslie Cockburn and her Republican opponent Denver Riggleman in Virginia's 5th District at Piedmont Virginia Community College, the candidates were asked about their proposals to reduce incidences of rape and sexual assault. Denver Riggleman responded by saying that "a lot of it comes to educating females."
WOMEN VOTE! Releases New Spanish Language TV Ad Highlighting Martha McSally’s Shameful Votes Against
Today, EMILY’s List independent expenditure arm WOMEN VOTE! released a new Spanish language ad calling out Martha McSally for her dismal record on health care and her support for eliminating protections for those with pre-existing conditions, a move that would have cost some Arizona families thousands of dollars.