IGNITE Poll: Who is currently your top pick for President in 2020?

Following two additional female Presidential contenders entering the 2020 race, IGNITE released a poll this week on the Presidential candidate of choice for Gen Z and Millennial women, showing the majority of this group is undecided (35.3%). Of those who selected a candidate, United States Senator Kamala Harris was the top choice with 30.3%. Elizabeth Warren came in at distant third with 8.0%, and Julián Castro came in fourth with 5.3%. The nationwide poll was conducted February 4th- February 11th with 300 respondents.

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January Alumni News

Without a doubt, 2018 goes in the books as one of the most remarkable years in IGNITE’s history. In the inaugural year of the Alumni Network, we launched an Alumni Ambassador program, hosted the first COACH Convention, connected alumni with mentors and continued fostering the political ambition of our members.

Alumni rallied to elect more women to political office, ran for office in their communities and stepped up as Canvas Captains to lead door-to-door voter registration drives across the country. Your energy and passion are awe-inspiring!

We’ve got awesome alumni programming planned for the next few months -- including in-person and online events designed to amplify your political leadership and professional career. Stay tuned on our alumni Facebook page and reach out if you have questions. We look forward to seeing you soon!

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Photo Essay: IGNITE Fellows Share their 2018 Highlights

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ReflectUS Aims to Accelerate Representation for Women in Elected Office

While a record number of women will serve in the next Congress, achieving representation for women in elected office nationwide will take 100 years or more at the current pace. To accelerate progress, ReflectUS, a national, nonpartisan coalition of leading women’s organizations, is launching a campaign to target resources, data and best practices in specific counties where women are severely underrepresented.

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Celebrating the Campaigns of IGNITE Women

This election season, many IGNITE women ran for office in their communities. The campaigned tirelessly knocking on doors, registering voters and mobilizing a base of supporters (many of whom had never been involved in an election). We congratulate these women for well-run campaigns and thank them for paving the way for even more young women to declare their political ambition. 

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On the frontlines of the 2018 Midterm Election: Young women getting women elected

You’ve seen the headlines over the last year - women have woken up, spoken-up stepped up, and declared it’s their turn to lead.

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Mobilizing young people to get out the vote

“I vote because as long as we live in a country where there are people who do not have the freedom to exercise their right to vote because of ID laws or residency standards or any number of barriers that making voting challenging, then it is absolutely incumbent upon those who can, to vote.” - Maddie Zimmerman, IGNITE’s Madison Fellow

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Representation Beyond the 2018 Midterm Election

The 2018 midterms will be remembered as the year women nationwide stepped up and collectively said: “it’s our turn to lead.” But even if it goes down as another 'Year of the Woman' (the first in 26 years!) the work won’t be done. IGNITE won't be satisfied until we achieve true gender parity and representation in elected office. And that’s a long game we’re prepared for.

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IGNITE takes on Denver with GALS

With the goal of igniting more political ambition into the young girls of Colorado, IGNITE teamed up with the Girls Athletic Leadership School to host the Young Women’s Political Leadership Conference (YWPLC)  in the heart of Denver.

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September News 2018

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