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  • Press Release
  • May 20, 2019

Twenty Women Running in the Democratic Primaries Received Emerge Pennsylvania Training

Emerge Pennsylvania alumnae and current class members will appear on the ballot for almost every level of local office in the ...
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  • News Article
  • Apr 4, 2019
  • Elle

Movita Johnson-Harrell Is Now the First Muslim Woman in the Pennsylvania State Legislature

As told to Madison Feller Historically, women have needed to be convinced to enter politics. But since the 2016 presidential election, thousands of ...
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  • Press Release
  • Mar 13, 2019

Emerge Pennsylvania Alumna, Movita Johnson-Harrell Wins Special Election

The newly elected State Representative is the first Muslim Woman Elected to the PA House. PHILADELPHIA – Women’s History Month is usually about ...
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‘Breakthrough moment’: Anti-Trump fires forge historic field of 2020 women

The roster of female officeholders vying for the Democratic nomination now numbers five, more than in any presidential primary election in ...
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  • Press Release
  • Nov 9, 2018

Emerge Pennsylvania Seeks New Executive Director

The next Executive Director will lead the premier training program and candidate pipeline for Democratic women in Pennsylvania. HARRISBURG – During ...
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Democratic women make inroads in Pennsylvania and across America

For a large sector of the electorate it was payback time. On Tuesday, the blue wave had strong pink undertones. Democrats accomplished their goal of ...
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Behind the Ballot: Women win big in midterms

Pennsylvania has never had four women serving in Congress, and a woman hasn’t represented the state since 2014. That’s changed. The ...
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Pennsylvania women break record, make history in 2018 midterm election

Pennsylvania voters on Tuesday did something they had never done before, something they never had the opportunity to do before. This year, the state ...
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Western Pa. sends record numbers of women to Harrisburg, but still outnumbered by men

Democrat Lindsey Williams is an education advocate from West View who champions protecting workers’ rights, making health care more affordable and ...
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Election 2018 marked the Year of the Woman in Pennsylvania

The “Year of the Woman” has returned to Pennsylvania. It happened first in 1992, when a record number of female candidates ran for office and won in ...
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