News & Updates

Get the latest on what’s happening at the Action Fund, and our ongoing commentary on the political and policy conversation.

January 3, 2018

Page Gardner, president and founder of Women’s Voices Women Vote Action Fund, released the following statement today after Donald Trump was forced to shut down his sham voting commission:

“Donald Trump’s goal all along has been to disenfranchise voters, and he won’t stop trying just because he was forced to shut down his sham voting commission.

December 20, 2017

Page Gardner, the president and founder of Women’s Voices, Women Vote Action Fund, wrote an article in Glamour Magazine about a pivotal group of Americans: Unmarried women:

It’s been a watershed year for women’s rights. While 2017 continues to be devastating for millions of women, it’s clear that many—particularly women of color, young women, and unmarried women—are poised to transform the future of our country with their voices and their votes in 2018, just as they did in Alabama, Virginia, and other elections this year.

We began 2017 with the Women’s March, the largest protest in U.S.

December 13, 2017

Celeste Katz writing for Newsweek, includes a quote from Women’s Voices Women Vote Action Fund President, Page Gardner:

It’s hard—very hard—for Republicans to lose Senate races in ruby-red Alabama, but Roy Moore pulled it off Tuesday night. Here are some of the reasons Democrat Doug Jones, not Moore, is going to Washington after a stunning victory.

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December 12, 2017
Continues 2017 Trend Of High Turnout Among Rising American Electorate

Page Gardner, president and founder of Women’s Voices, Women Vote Action Fund, released the following statement on the Alabama election for U.S. Senate:

“In a special election that everyone thought would have low turnout, African American voters made sure their voices were heard loud and clear.

November 30, 2017
Many Single Moms Would Pay Higher Taxes

Senate Republicans are pushing through a tax plan that would disproportionately hurt unmarried women, people of color, and young people – all members of the Rising American Electorate who are the majority of the voting eligible population.

The RAE is targeted by the GOP plan: The RAE is already overrepresented among middle class and lower-income groups, with 51% of unmarried women, 50% of African Americans, and 38% of Latinos with household incomes less than $50,000.

November 8, 2017Action Fund Research

Our Election Day poll in Virginia shows the Rising American Electorate – unmarried women, people of color, and young people – strongly rejected Donald Trump’s dog-whistle politics and divisive policies, and propelled Democrats to victory.

November 3, 2017Action Fund Research

Despite the unpopularity of Trump and the Republican Congress, Democrats need to address their shortcomings with key segments of the electorate, according to our latest polls and online panels.

September 12, 2017

Statement from Page Gardner, founder and president of Women’s Voices Women Vote Action Fund

“Instead of acting on recommendations that would update aging voting machines and software for voter registration databases, the Pence-Kobach Commission continues to promote the fiction of widespread voter fraud as an excuse to pursue a partisan agenda.

September 12, 2017
Ads Highlight Sham Commission’s Undemocratic Agenda Petition Calls on Congress to Defund the Panel

WASHINGTON – In conjunction with the sham Trump-Kobach voter suppression commission convening in Manchester, NH, Women’s Voices Women Vote Action Fund is today launching a full homepage-takeover of the New Hampshire Union Leader‘s UnionLeader.com.

August 16, 2017

Women’s Voices Women Vote Action Fund joins with every American appalled over the violence in Charlottesville last weekend and the President’s refusal to condemn the bigotry and violence of white supremacists. Here is a list of actions to take after this past weekend in Charlottesville.

10 Actions That You Can Take To Stop White Supremacy And Stand Up For Civil And Human Rights

Register and vote. The most important way to stand up for civil and human rights is to make sure you and your friends and family are all registered to vote, and to make sure you cast your ballot in every election.
 

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