Unmarried women can have an enormous influence on American politics, election outcomes and policy debates—when they register, turn out and act on their values.
The Rising American Electorate — unmarried women, people of color, and millennials — can have an enormous influence on American politics, election outcomes and policy debates… when they register to vote, turn out at the polls, and get active on the values and issues they care about.
Unmarried women are one of the largest and fastest-growing demographic groups in our nation; in the 2016 election, the majority of vote-eligible women will be unmarried. But they’re considerably less likely to register or vote than their married counterparts, and their level of political involvement sometimes falls short of their potential. The same is true for the other groups that comprise the Rising American Electorate.
The mission of Women’s Voices Women Vote Action Fund is to close that gap. We’re working to reverse the under-representation of unmarried women, and the rest of the Rising American Electorate, in our democracy.
Here’s how we’re doing that: