Emily’s List By the Numbers

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Emily’s List was founded in 1985 with the mission of getting pro-choice women into political office.

  • Highest number of interested women ever, prior to 2016 election: 920 over the two year period from 2015-2016
  • Number of interested women since the 2016 election: 16,000
  • Average calls per day: 20-50
  • Number of women Emily’s List is currently in contact with regarding down ballot races in 80 House Districts: 130
  • Number of women Emily’s List is officially backing: 42+
  • Emily’s List staff working on state and local races: 14 people
  • Emily’s List track record: over 900 successes to date
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Annika Barranti Klein is a writer, knitter, women’s banked track roller derby referee, and radical homeschooling mother. Her work has appeared at The Toast, The Establishment, and on Book Riot. She is a cis, white, bi-furious intersectional feminist.

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