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In 2018, Women Winning endorsed in more than 100 crucial races across Minnesota. 84 Women Winning-endorsed candidates made it onto the General Election ballot and 58 were elected to all levels of office — from school board to U.S. Senate. Pro-choice women are running for office and WINNING in record numbers.

2018 marked the beginning of a new era of pro-choice women’s representation.Visit our Elected Officials page to meet the powerful pro-choice women leaders we’re proud to support.

Women Winning’s 2019 endorsement program will commence in February. Visit our Endorsement page to learn more about the process and power of Women Winning’s endorsement. 


Michelle Lee is running for Minnesota Senate in District 11, which includes parts of Carlton, Kanabec, Pine, and St. Louis Counties. The special election will be held on February 5, 2019. Michelle Lee is an award-winning journalist and television news anchor who has lived in Senate District 11 for 35 years. She has spent her career connecting with and learning from the people of her district, and will carry their stories with her as an advocate for their interests in Saint Paul.

This race is an exciting, early opportunity for a strong, pro-choice woman leader to join the Minnesota Senate. We look forward to standing with and supporting Michelle leading up to the special election. Visit our News + Updates page to learn more about this endorsement and the importance of electing pro-choice women to the Minnesota Senate.

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