Category Archives: Features

Women Vets Take Aim at a New Target: Public Office

NBC News, by ANNA BRAND Mikie Sherrill has never run for office. But after piloting Navy rescue missions to places like the Persian Gulf, Italy and Bahrain, where the heat and humidity rattle the helicopter engine and the only thing you can count on is your calculation that you’ve brought along enough fuel to save lives… Continue Reading

WUFPAC Announces New Leaders

The Washington D.C. based Women Under Forty political action committee (WUFPAC) has announced a new leadership team to head the organization.WUFPAC helps elected women under 40 to all levels of public office throughout the United States. President: Atalie Ebersole Vice President: Bethany Bassett Secretary: Cartney McCracken Treasurer: Katie Vlietstra Wonnenberg “In the next term, WUFPAC continues… Continue Reading

Connie Pillich Enters Race for Ohio Governor

Video launch moves former state representative to top in field of contenders  Utilizing a down-to-earth online video approach, former Ohio state representative Connie Pillich announced her bid for the Ohio Democratic gubernatorial May 2nd primary last week. Pillich resides in Cincinnati and is no stranger to tough state-wide races. She was the party’s nominee for… Continue Reading

Womenwinning endorses Betsy Hodges for Minneapolis Mayor

Saint Paul, Minn. – Today womenwinning, Minnesota’s largest resource for pro-choice women in politics, announced its endorsement of Mayor Betsy Hodges in the 2017 Minneapolis Mayoral Race. “We are excited to endorse Betsy Hodges as the strongest and most qualified candidate in the 2017 race for Minneapolis Mayor,” said Lauren Beecham, womenwinning executive director. “As… Continue Reading

Former Congresswoman Announces Bid for Ohio Governor

CLEVELAND, Ohio — Former U.S. Rep. Betty Sutton will enter the race for Ohio governor today, giving Democrats a second confirmed candidate in as many weeks. “I spent my life standing up for working families — the laborers, the firefighters, the teachers,” Sutton, a former labor lawyer who lives in Copley, said in a telephone… Continue Reading

Making History!

By Kathy Groob, Founder ElectWomen – This is what it is all about. All the work, all the workshops, all the training and all the advocacy. A woman will be elected to the highest executive office in the land. Hillary Clinton is making history this week by becoming the first woman presidential nominee  for a… Continue Reading

ElectWomen 2016 Women to Watch

Each year ElectWomen’s bipartisan list of political women to watch includes prominent women candidates and a few lesser known women with interesting backgrounds and showing great potential to win their races and make a difference.  This year is no different. Here is our 2016 list:  Hillary Clinton – Running to become the first female  President… Continue Reading

We have a woman!

By Kathy Groob, Founder ElectWomen – It has been a long journey and a team effort. I feel proud and so emotional this morning relishing this historic moment. Most of all I want to say thank you to all the women who have sacrificed, worked, given money, and taken one for the team to make… Continue Reading