Cracking Minnesota’s glass ceiling
The same thing that makes Hillary Clinton’s achievement at the Democratic National Convention historic also makes judging its potential effects in state politics difficult. Experts like Kathryn Pearson, professor of political science at the University of Minnesota, can’t cite research into what having a presidential nominee who is a woman might mean for women in politics generally, or in... Read More
April & May Endorsements
womenwinning was proud to endorse the following pro-choice women in April & May: House District 7B, Liz Olson Minneapolis School Board District 6, Tracine Asberry St. Louis County Commissioner District 3, Beth Olson House District 24A, Bev Cashman House District 31A, Sarah Udvig House District 37A, Erin Koegel House District 38B, Ami Wazlawik House District 41A, Connie... Read More
Join us in welcoming Kate Duffy as our new Director of Advancement!
I’m thrilled to announce that Kate Duffy has officially started as our Director of Advancement -- a newly created position that is responsible for all aspects of our fundraising, marketing and communications. Kate brings more than a decade of experience in fundraising, public policy, and communications, as well as a commitment to womenwinning’s mission that spans her diverse career in nonprofits... Read More
womenwinning endorses Terri Bonoff for Congress in 3rd Congressional District
womenwinning Endorses Terri Bonoff for Congress in the 3rd Congressional DistrictBonoff building an operation that will win, bring strong voice to Congress Today womenwinning, Minnesota’s largest resource for women in politics, proudly endorses Terri Bonoff, who is running to represent Minnesota’s 3rd District in Congress. “Terri Bonoff has proven time and again that building partnerships... Read More
womenwinning March endorsements
womenwinning was proud to endorse the following pro-choice women in March: Lisa Bayley, House District 21A Susan Witt, House District 37B Ginny Klevorn, House District 44A Heather Eldelson, House District 49A Jen Peterson, House District 54A Erin Maye Quade, House District 57A Joan Howe-Pullis, Senate District 48 Click here to see more of our great pro-choice women... Read More
womenwinning February endorsements
womenwinning was proud to endorse the following pro-choice women in February: First-time candidates: Lindsey Port, House District 56B Maureen Ramirez, Senate District 52 Incumbents: Jennifer Schultz, House District 7A Tina Liebling, House District 26A Jeanne Poppe, House District 27B Melissa Hortman, House District 36B Debra Hilstrom, House District 40B Barb Yarusso, House... Read More
Pledge to Caucus on March 1st!
Precinct CaucusesTONIGHT!Tuesday, March 1st at 7:00 p.m.across the state of Minnesota Why should I go to my Precinct Caucus? This year, it is critical for women to turn out and support pro-choice women at all levels on the ballot The first step to helping women win is attending your precinct caucus Precinct caucuses are the one time in the party process that new people can enter and have a say in... Read More
Our Letter to the Editor - Star Tribune, January 7, 2016
WOMEN IN POLITICS Proportion may vary, but there’s a strong effort, strong pipeline The Jan. 4 article “With four women stepping down, Senate faces a gender challenge,” noting that the share of women state senators could fall below 30 percent, touched on a crucial issue. Women’s representation in public office is essential to ensuring that government reflects the people it serves and prioritizes... Read More
Statement on Mary Lawrence's Withdrawal from Second Congressional District Race
On behalf of womenwinning, I would like to thank Dr. Mary Lawrence for her dedication to the people of Minnesota and our nation. Dr. Lawrence has spent her career serving the public in many different capacities. From her work at the University of Minnesota to ensuring the health veterans and service members, we appreciate her voice in this important conversation about bringing positive change to... Read More
womenwinning welcomes Political Director, Becky Rothmeier Loewen!
"I am so excited to share two exciting announcements regarding our womenwinning staff. The incredible Susy Bates will be taking our shared commitment to electing pro-choice women one step further as she has recently accepted the position of Campaign Manager for our very own endorsed candidate for MN’s 2nd Congressional District, Angie Craig. While we will miss Susy in the office everyday, she... Read More