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Washington women won in 2018!

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2018: The next Year of the Woman

This is a historic year for women running for political office. Article after article has been written about the record-breaking primary wins at the Congressional level, for good reason. A total of 256 women will be on the general election ballot for Congress in November, exponentially more than ever before. More than one third of the women nominated for the House of Representatives identify as women of color; more than 400 candidates for public office this year identify as LGBTQ; women with young children are putting their motherhood front and center in their campaigns; and America is poised to elect both the first Muslim-American woman and first Native-American woman to Congress.

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Why Should We Have More Women in Office? Because We Need Their Negotiation Styles

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It was women that ended the 2013 federal government shutdown. Led by Republican Susan Collins, they were responsible for coming up with a starting point that brought both sides back to the table. Not only is this notable because it ended the shutdown, but it’s a clear example of how important it is to have women in elected office.

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National Women’s Political Caucus of Washington Stands Behind Endorsed Candidates Who Were the Target of Overt Voter Suppression Mail

WASHINGTON STATE -- A conservative and anti-choice political group has distributed purposefully misleading mail posing as pro-choice organizations in a blatant attempt at voter suppression. The National Women’s Political Caucus of Washington (NWPC-WA) stands strongly behind our endorsed candidates who are the targets of these deceitful ads, including Erin Fraiser, candidate for state representative in the 19th district, and Jessa Lewis, candidate for state senate in the 6th legislative district.

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5 Minutes With... Emily Randall, Candidate for State Senate 26th LD

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We sat down with Emily Randall, candidate for Washington state senate in the 26th legislative district.

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2018 Legislative Wins for Women

Board member Kiana Scott shares some of the significant legislation that passed this year that benefits women in Washington state.

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Books by Women for Women in 2017

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Last year was a gangbusters year in terms of books written by women. Take a look at a few we've been reading.

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A Look Ahead: Help Women Win in 2018

Samantha Casne has just been elected caucus president. Here's what she has to say about our work last year -- and how you can help the National Women's Political Caucus of Washington elect a woman-powered Washington in 2018.

 

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It's time to get out the vote for women!

I still remember how I felt on November 8th, 2016 as the election results came in. I bet you do too. But here we are, almost one year later, and in this Washington, our Washington, we have the opportunity to send a strong message by electing women candidates in every corner of the state tomorrow. Can we count on seeing you and your vote turnout for women candidates tomorrow, Tuesday, November 7th?

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