posted by Christina Pedersen | December 15, 2018
Each year, as the election comes to a close, we ask our endorsed women candidates to nominate a woman who helped them on their campaign. Our candidates nominate campaign managers, brilliant strategists, high school door-belling volunteers, and even their moms or daughters. Here's our list for 2018.
posted by Samantha Casne | November 05, 2018
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.Read more
posted by | October 29, 2018
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.Read more
National Women’s Political Caucus of Washington Stands Behind Endorsed Candidates Who Were the Target of Overt Voter Suppression Mail
posted by Constance Mcbarron | October 21, 2018
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.Read more
Washington Women Groups Release Joint Statement Calling For an Immediate Independent Investigation of Allegations of Rape Against Senator Joe Fain
posted by Samantha Casne | October 12, 2018
Washington State -- Following the allegations of rape against Washington State Senator Joe Fain, Washington women’s groups including Emerge Washington, the National Women’s Political Caucus of Washington, Planned Parenthood Votes Northwest and Hawaii, South Sound Women’s Leadership Council, Washington State NOW, and Win With Women released the following joint statement:Read more
posted by Constance Mcbarron | July 16, 2018
We sat down with Emily Randall, candidate for Washington state senate in the 26th legislative district.Read more
posted by Samantha Casne | February 07, 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.