WHAT'S HAPPENING

As we gear up to take back the House in 2018, read some of the latest news and blog posts that demand our attention and action.

Lucy McBath for Georgia’s 6th Congressional District

June 27, 2018 1:43 am

“I see voting rights as not only an issue for underprivileged communities and people of color, but also for women. With the implementation of onerous voting ID laws, certain women who change their names may not have access to cast…

Nuchhi Currier for Maryland’s 16th legislative district

June 13, 2018 8:48 pm

The AWP is excited to announce our endorsement of Nuchhi Currier for Maryland’s 16th legislative district. Nuchhi Currier is the 6-term president of the Women’s National Democratic Club and has written policy both nationally and internationally. As an immigrant woman…

Zahra Suratwala for DuPage County Board, District 1 in Illinois

June 7, 2018 5:21 pm

The AWP is pleased to endorse Zahra Suratwala for DuPage County Board, District 1 in Illinois. Zahra is a longtime resident of DuPage County who is passionate about improving the community. She is a strong supporter of reproductive rights, LGBTQ…

Brandy Brooks for Montgomery County Council At-Large in Maryland

April 24, 2018 9:37 pm

The AWP is proud to announce our endorsement of Brandy Brooks for Montgomery County Council At-Large in Maryland. Brandy has a strong commitment to women’s rights, LGBT protections, gun sense measures, and voter enfranchisement. Brandy Brooks is running a diverse…

Sherry Alu Campagna for Hawaii’s 2nd Congressional District

March 9, 2018 6:01 pm

“When elected, I will be the first Native Hawaiian woman in Congress. I am proud to join a growing number of credible, capable, and compassionate women of color who are working to turn Congress blue.” – Sherry Alu Campagna The…

Lisa Hunter for DC’s Ward 6

March 1, 2018 9:05 pm

“The job of government is not to impose any limitations on women’s rights, but rather to ensure that women’s rights are not being infringed.” –Lisa Hunter The American Women’s Party is proud to endorse Lisa Hunter to be DC’s Ward…

Kathleen Williams for Montana

March 1, 2018 8:53 pm

“This fight is not solely about the procedure of abortion, but about the position of women in society, their sexual freedom, their ability to make choices for their health and their careers, and how much control men have over their…

Dr. Christine Mann for Texas’ 31st Congressional District

February 28, 2018 5:27 pm

“When women are paid equally, families prosper and our economy benefits.” – Dr. Christine Mann The American Women’s Party is proud to endorse Dr. Christine Mann for Texas’ 31st Congressional district. Dr. Christine Mann is a longtime resident of Texas…

Jamie McLeod-Skinner for Oregon’s 2nd Congressional District

February 16, 2018 11:08 pm

“I believe that our leadership should represent our communities. It is not acceptable that fewer than 20% of our congressional representatives are women. The hostile legislation and rhetoric toward women that is coming out of Washington, D.C. at this time…

Vangie Williams US Congressional VA 1st District

February 16, 2018 10:29 pm

“Every person eligible to vote should be able to easily, without jumping through hoops, and without intimidation.” – Vangie Williams The American Women’s Party is proud to endorse Vangie Williams for Virginia’s 1st Congressional District. If elected Vangie Williams will…

Sol Flores for Illinois’ 4th Congressional District

January 31, 2018 9:42 pm

“Just as I have for the past 15 years, in Congress I will be a fighter for my constituents and a bridge builder to make real positive change to help move people out of poverty and into the middle class.”…

Amanda Webster for State Representative for the 62nd District in Connecticut

January 31, 2018 9:29 pm

“We should be doing all that we can to make education more equitable to all, which requires removing financial burdens. Teaming up with businesses and colleges to create debt-free college training programs and student-debt forgiveness is a great step in…