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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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2017 Candidate Training

You are ready to run.

“Where you are right now, you are ready to run.”

When I heard Maggie Humphreys say those words, I heard an audible gasp in the group. My eyes opened wide. I was in South Seattle surrounded by more than 100 women, who were all there for one reason: to learn what it takes to run for political office. And we were just told that we were qualified.

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Women who walked, ran, and marched...

January 20, 2017. The date loomed ominously on my calendar for weeks after election night. I had been searching for ways to increase my participation in politics and for causes I believe in after the massive disappointment I felt on November 8th. That urge to get involved led me to the National Women’s Political Caucus, and I attended my first meeting November 13th. The energy I felt in that meeting was invigorating, and I made a promise to myself that I was going to become more engaged and involved in the coming year.

 

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2017 Washington Legislative Session

The_Washington_State_Capitol.jpgAmidst the heartache many of us felt at the presidential election results this past November, Washington State made some great advances in electing more women to the state legislature—and this week, those new women Representatives and Senators, along with their returning colleagues, are getting to work.

 

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