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Senate blocks Paycheck Fairness Act

Stop us if you’ve heard this one before. Senate Republicans have unanimously blocked the Paycheck Fairness Act, which would have made it easier for employees to hold their employers accountable for pay disparities between men and women. At this point, we all know the facts: Working women make 77¢ for every dollar a man makes, […]

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New Poll: Unmarried Women Voters Could Make the Difference in Senate Battleground States

Survey Reveals that Unmarried Women Could Decide Close Elections for Senate Candidates in 12 Battleground States Unmarried women can make the difference in tight elections for U.S. Senate candidates in 12 battleground states, according to a poll released today by the Women’s Voices Women Vote Action Fund and Democracy Corps. Republican candidates have a slight […]

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New Poll: Unmarried Women Will Make or Break 2014 Elections

Survey Reveals that Voter Turnout Will Increase for Candidates Who Support Equal Pay and Economic Policies that Help Working Women and Men   Washington, DC, June 25, 2014 – A poll released today by the Women’s Voices Women Vote Action Fund and Democracy Corps reveals that unmarried women hold the key to electoral success in […]

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The Key to Election Success in 2014

New Survey Shows Unmarried Women Will Turn Out and Vote for Candidates Who Support Equal Pay and the Women’s Economic Agenda A new survey by Democracy Corps and the Women’s Voices Women Vote Action Fund shows strong support for equal pay and other core elements on the Women’s Economic Agenda. “The turnout and support of […]

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Job Openings at Women’s Voices Women Vote Action Fund

Do you want a job that makes a real difference in our democracy? If so, we might have a job for you. We’re hiring for several positions at Women’s Voices Women Vote Action Fund as we look to expand our mission to increase civic participation and balanced representation among the Rising American Electorate. Take a […]

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Rachel Maddow Gives Shoutout to WVWVAF’s “Off the Charts” Polling

Last night on the Rachel Maddow Show, the MSNBC anchor highlighted the testing we did during the State of the Union. With pollster Stan Greenberg and Democracy Corps, the Women’s Voices Women Vote Action Fund conducted dial-meter testing of unmarried women gathered in Denver to watch the national address live. Maddow recalled that after President […]

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Unmarried Women Dialed In to the State of the Union

Last night during the President’s State of the Union address, we handed dial meters to a sample group of unmarried women in Denver and asked them to turn the dials up when they heard a line they liked, and down when they didn’t. The results are in and show that unmarried women strongly supported the […]

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Women’s Voices Women Vote Action Fund Applauds Bipartisan Fix to Voting Rights Act

Urges Congress to Act Swiftly to Ensure Fair Access to Ballot Box Statement by WVWVAF President Page Gardner January 16, 2014 – Washington, D.C. – Today, Senate Judiciary Chairman Patrick Leahy (D-VT) joined a bipartisan group of U.S. Representatives in introducing legislation to modernize the Voting Rights Act of 1965. Last year, a key provision […]

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New WVWVAF Poll: Affordable Care Act Remains Popular with Rising American Electorate

Survey Shows Unparalleled Support for Women’s Economic Agenda WASHINGTON, DC – December 12, 2013 – The Affordable Care Act remains incredibly popular with people of color, unmarried women and other members of the Rising American Electorate, and a plurality in Republican districts and a majority in Democratic districts still support implementing “Obamacare” over repealing it. […]

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Raise the Minimum Wage

For the past four years, the federal minimum wage has been stuck at just $7.25 per hour – a poverty-level wage. Millions of hard-working Americans making the minimum wage can’t afford the basics. It’s becoming especially tough for unmarried women, who experienced serious economic hard times within the past year. That was the conclusion of […]

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