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.
While some elected officials, commentators, journalists, and pollsters are beginning to take the Rising American Electorate (unmarried women, people of color, and millennials) seriously as a political force, far too many are still unaware of their potential significance in our elections and in our policy conversation.
That’s why one of the most important goals of Women’s Voices Women Vote Action Fund is to raise awareness among thought leaders and help them see the potential of the Rising American Electorate, and particularly unmarried women.
On social media, in the traditional media, and behind the scenes, we’re constantly advocating for the importance of unmarried women and the Rising American Electorate: the potential gains for elected officials if they speak to the values and concerns of the Rising American Electorate, or the potential danger for them if they ignore this already-large—and still growing—segment of the American electorate.
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