Ranked choice voting has been shown to increase the number of women and people of color running in and winning elections—and the results of the 2019 elections prove that it works.
Tag: 2019 Elections
Women Won the 2019 Elections: Highlights from Across the Country
Women’s rights were on the ballot across the nation Tuesday—and the results were a resounding endorsement of feminist policies and women’s political leadership.
The Fight to Ratify the ERA is in the Homestretch
Feminists won big in the Virginia state legislative races yesterday—and the Equal Rights Amendment, which was stopped from coming to the floor for a vote in 2019 and for more than two decades by Republican leadership, will now have both a strong Democratic majority in the House and Senate, with ERA supporters in the majority of both houses.
What the 2019 Election Victories in Virginia Mean for the Equal Rights Amendment
“We are finally within reach of true equality for girls and women in the United States, thanks to the voters of Virginia and supporters across the country.”
Abortion is on the Ballot Across the Country Today
We are all over-saturated with a deluge of news stories about impeachment and the 2020 election—and although these are undoubtedly some of the most consequential issues of our time, we’ve also dangerously disregarded the critical impact of the 2019 election cycle.
We Heart: The Feminist Politicians Voting Early—and Urging Their Followers to Cast Ballots
Reps. Carolyn Maloney and Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez both took advantage of New York state’s new early voting options this year, casting their ballots for this week’s elections over the weekend. But their civic engagement efforts didn’t stop at the polls.
These Candidates are Proof: Investing in Women Who Run for State and Local Office Pays Off
The fight for progress happens at every level of government. Investing in women candidates—from the ground up and down the ballot—is how we will win.
What Will the 2019 Elections Mean for Women in 2020?
Elections this fall in Virginia and Louisiana may provide the answer.