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What is this? And what is a slate anyway?

We were tired of having the same conversations again and again about advancing women in politics. So we decided to try something different. Consider this: Women make up 51 percent of the population but 18 percent of Congress. Donor fatigue...
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One down, two to go

Doug Jones' nail-biting win on Tuesday leaves the Democratic Senate minority with 49 seats, enough to put us within striking distance of retaking the chamber in 2018. Wresting control of the Senate next year was a bit of a long-shot,...
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Give the gift of a Blue Christmas

It's unbelievable -----   an accused child molester is perilously close to taking a seat in the US Senate, and another admitted predator is holding tight to his seat at 1600 Pennsylvania Avenue. Meanwhile, Congress still hasn't reauthorized the Children's Health Insurance Plan or...
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After Franken

Al Franken's departure from the Senate has all eyes on the Minnesota governor, who is expected to name a replacement as soon as this weekend. If he chooses a woman, as we expect, Minnesota will become the sixth state ever to...
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For #GivingTuesday, help women crowdfund & get swag

Right now, we're trying to raise $20,000 to expand our crowdfunding platform into more states in 2018 -----   and hopefully replicate the financial and electoral success we saw in Virginia. To meet this goal, we are asking you to step up,...
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The next Virginia and Giving Tuesday

We know you are being asked to support a long list of causes and organizations, and now we're asking you to consider a gift to WomenCount as well -----    and help us do the critical work of electing more women to...
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We’re growing…

When we expanded our platform in the fall to allow crowdfunding for state legislative candidates in Virginia, we took a risk. It takes time, money and (wo)manpower to venture from federal to state fundraising. It turns out we made the...
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Women won Virginia

Tuesday was a blowout -----  and we have women to thank. What was initially predicted to be a razor-thin win turned into a 9-point victory for Gov.-elect Ralph Northam, but it was our down-ballot women who gave his victory wings. A...
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24 hours only: Virginia donations matched

With your help WomenCount has raised more than $20,000 for women running for the Virginia statehouse ----- and now we're thrilled to announce one of our generous donors has issued a new dollar-for-dollar match! We're down to 36 hours before...
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Final countdown, Virginia

In four days, Virginia votes. The final weekend before Election Day is the most critical period for turning out voters. It's when a dollar can make the biggest difference -----   whether it goes toward hiring one more canvasser or placing one...
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Spooky

In one week, voters go to the polls to elect the next Governor of Virginia and delegates in all 100 state House districts. Right now, polls are showing Lt. Gov. Ralph Northam within the margin of error. We've also heard...
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