- "We recruit the very best women candidates."
- "We build a financial foundation for victory."
- "We hold the GOP accountable."
- "We get women to the polls."
EMILY's List was founded in 1985 by 25 women. Among the founders was Ellen Malcolm, the current chair of the board.
The president of EMILY's List is Stephanie Schriock. Ellen Malcolm is the current chair of the board of directors.
As of November 2013, EMILY's List had spent $218,550 on the 2014 election cycle: $193,550 went to Democratic candidates and $25,000 to other organizations.
EMILY's List has endorsed the following candidates in the 2014 election:
- Eloise Gomez Reyes (CA-31)
- Kyrsten Sinema (AZ-9)
- Allyson Schwartz (PA-Gov)
- Kay Hagan (NC-Sen)
- Amanda Renteria (CA-21)
- Cheri Bustos (IL-17)
- Jeanne Shaheen (NH-Sen)
- Gwen Graham (FL-2)
- Annie Kuster (NH-2)
- Ann Callis (IL-13)
- Erin Bilbray (NV-3)
- Natalie Tennant (WV-Sen)
- Alison Lundergan Grimes (KY-Sen)
- Julia Brownley (CA-26)
- Carol Shea-Porter (NH-1)
- Martha Coakley (MA-Gov)
- Martha Robertson (NY-23)
- Ann Kirkpatrick (AZ-1)
- Staci Appel (IA-3)
- Michelle Nunn (GA-Sen)
- Emily Ann Cain (ME-2)
- Pam Byrnes (MI-7)
- Suzanne Patrick (VA-2)
- Mary Rose Wilcox (AZ-7)
EMILY's List also endorsed Katherine Clark (MA-5) in Massachusetts' 5th Congressional District special election, 2013.
EMILY's List spent $4,090,648 in the 2012 elections: $3,925,648 for Democratic candidates and $165,000 for other organizations.
The following table lists the top 10 expenditures made by EMILY's List in 2012. For a full list of endorsed candidates, click here
|Top 10 largest EMILY's List expenditures in 2012|
|Betty Sue Sutton||OH||House of Representatives||$140,396|
|Val Demings||FL||House of Representatives||$128,574|
|Ann Kirkpatrick||AZ||House of Representatives||$110,505|
|Cheri Bustos||IL||House of Representatives||$109,925|
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