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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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  • Press Release
  • Nov 7, 2018

Emerge Pennsylvania Alumnae Win Big on Election Night – Unseat Republican Incumbents

Philadelphia, PA—Emerge Pennsylvania alums delivered big wins up and down the ballot last night. Eight Emerge alumnae won their races for the State ...
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Women making strides in Pennsylvania politics

Photo Credit: Pittsburgh Post-Gazette With a wide smile, state Rep. Leanne Krueger-Braneky exclaimed, “This is the future of the Legislature, ...
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