Electing More Women | Fair Vote Minnesota


Electing More Women

Event Date

Feb 24 2019 -
3:30pm to 6:00pm
Group photo of women who empowered and running for office

Please join us for an important conversation and reception with VoteRunLead and FairVote Minnesota to discuss the historic rise of women in office in 2018, and how electoral reforms like Ranked Choice Voting can help advance even more women into elective office. Program will include a panel discussion with VoteRunLead alumnae and women winning under RCV in Minnesota.

Suggested donation:

$25 Young Professionals - $50 Guest - $250 Host - $1,000 Sponsor


Sponsors: Penny George, Karla Ekdahl

Hosts: Ellen and Peter Brown, Terri Bonoff, Anne Carayon & Dan Pennie, Gail Dorfman, Anne Gandrud, Catherine Gray, Pakou Hang, Robin Hartwell, Lorrie Janatopoulos, Pat Libbey, Jeanne Massey, Kim Nelson, Anne Mavity, Kristen McMullen, Kathleen Murphy, Fern Peterson, Joanne Provo, Molly Rice, Norah Shapiro, Lana Slavitt, Sarah Walker

Sponsor and Host committees are in formation; please join!

Our special guest, Erin Vilardi, is the CEO and founder of VoteRunLead, a national organization with deep roots in Minnesota that has trained over 30,000 women to run for office. This year we saw many Minnesota alumnae win office in Minnesota and across the nation including Congresswoman Ilhan Omar; State Representatives Aisha Gomez, Hodan Hassan, Kaohly Her, Ginny Klevorn and Kristen Bahner; Rochester Mayor Kim Norton; and Hennepin County Commissioners Angela Conley and Irene Fernando, to name a few.


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FairVote MN Foundation and VoteRunLead are nonprofit nonpartisan 501(c)(3) organizations. Gifts made will be directed to Minnesota educational programs. Your gift will be shared equally between the two unless otherwise specified.


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