Women Vote!

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Women Vote!
EMILY's List logo.jpg
President:Stephanie Schriock
Year created:1995
Website:Official website
Super PACs

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Women Vote! is a Super PAC focused on helping candidates who support women's reproductive rights. It is the political action arm of EMILY's List, a progressive women's organization whose mission is "to educate and mobilize women voters on behalf of pro-choice Democratic women candidates and Democrats up and down the ballot."[1]

2014 elections

According to the Sunlight Foundation, as of June 30, 2013, the PAC had $101,477.79 cash on hand and reported $0 in independent expenditures during the 2014 cycle. On top of this, the organization had also made $392,624.10 in contributions.[2]

Endorsed candidates

2013 elections

Endorsed candidates

2012 elections


According to the Sunlight Foundation, the Women Vote! PAC spent $7,750,051 on the 2012 federal elections. Of those funds, 80.18 percent achieved the desired result, based on Sunlight Foundation analysis. The PAC spent 7.17% of funds supporting 5 winning candidates and 73.01% opposing 11 losing candidates.[4] Open Secrets also analyzed the success of 2012 general election cycle spending:[5]

The success rate of Women Vote!'s 2012 spending.


Women Vote! spent a grand total of $7,749,991 in the 2012 federal elections. Of that money, $1,736,813 was spent for Democrats, $70,675 was against Democrats, $0 was for Republicans, and $5,942,503 was used against Republicans.[5]

Top 10 largest Women Vote! expenditures in 2012[6]
Candidate Party State Office Total For Against Desired Result
Tommy Thompson Republican Party WI Senate $2,637,521 $0 $2,637,521
Dean Heller Republican Party NV Senate $940,750 $0 $940,750
Todd Akin Republican Party MO Senate $532,089 $0 $532,089
Scott Brown Republican Party MA Senate $409,942 $0 $409,942
Bobby Schilling Republican Party IL House $248,391 $0 $248,391
Jonathan Paton Republican Party AZ House $232,508 $0 $232,508
Daniel Webster Republican Party FL House $168,357 $0 $168,357
Eric Hovde Republican Party WI Senate $121,116 $0 $121,116
John Koster Republican Party WA House $111,408 $0 $111,408
Vernon Parker Republican Party AZ House $99,953 $0 $99,953



The top five donors to Women Vote! during the 2012 election cycle were:[7]

Top 5 Donors to Women Vote!, 2012[7]
Occupation/Employer Total From Individuals From Organizations
Newsweb Corp $750,000 $750,000 $0
Gay & Lesbian Victory Fund $500,000 $0 $500,000
International Computer Science Institute $330,000 $330,000 $0
America Votes $311,000 $0 $311,000
Teamsters Union $220,000 $0 $200,000


The top five industries donating to Women Vote! during the 2012 election cycle were:[8]

Top 5 Donors to Women Vote!, 2012[9]
Industry Total From Individuals From Organizations
Retired $1,153,565 $1,153,565 $0
Printing & Publishing $976,150 $976,150 $0
Human Rights $757,500 $57,500 $700,000
Democratic/Liberal $426,229 $750 $425,479
Non-Profit Institutions $375,300 $375,300 $0

Recent news

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