Activists Work on Progressive Candidate Elections and Ballot Initiatives

Drnach, Melody
January 2007
National NOW Times;Winter2007, Vol. 39 Issue 1, p2
The article discusses the efforts of National Organization for Women (NOW) activists to work on progressive candidate elections and ballot initiatives in the U.S. Their collective efforts have helped feminist Nancy Pelosi to be the first woman to serve as Speaker of the U.S. House of Representatives. Linda Berg, NOW's political director, said that they deployed NOW Political Action Committee (PAC) staff to campaigns in several U.S. states to identify and turn out women's votes.


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