For Immediate Release
September 4, 2018
EMILY's List Statement on Senator Elizabeth Warren Advancing to the General Election
WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today EMILYs List, the nation’s largest resource for women in politics, congratulated Senator Elizabeth Warren on advancing to the general election in Massachusetts. Stephanie Schriock, president of EMILYs List, released the following statement:
“When it comes to pushing back against the GOP's disastrous agenda, Senator Warren has proven time and time again that she is a fighter. Since making history in 2012 as the first woman elected to the U.S. Senate in Massachusetts history, Senator Warren has been a crucial voice for women and working families in Massachusetts and across the country. EMILY's List is proud to continue our steadfast support for Senator Warren as she advances to the general election.”
EMILYs List, the nation’s largest resource for women in politics, has raised over $500 million to support pro-choice Democratic women candidates – making them one of the most successful political organizations ever. Our grassroots community of over five million members helps Democratic women wage competitive campaigns – and win. We recruit and train candidates, support strong campaigns, research the issues that impact women and families, and turn out women voters. Since our founding in 1985, we have helped elect 116 women to the House, 23 to the Senate, 12 governors, and over 800 to state and local office. Forty percent of the candidates EMILYs List has helped elect to Congress have been women of color. Since the 2016 election, thousands of women and counting have reached out to us about running for office. To harness this energy, EMILYs List has launched Run to Win, an unprecedented effort to get more women to run at the local, state, and national levels.