What is the NARAL Pro-Choice Washington PAC?
The NARAL Pro-Choice Washington PAC oversees NARAL’s endorsement process. PAC members interview, evaluate, and endorse pro-choice candidates at all levels of state and local government. This includes the state legislative office, state executive office, and county and city offices.
The PAC donates to priority candidates, and coordinates a robust field effort, including door-knocking and phone calls, with NARAL’s organizing staff. Once candidates are elected, NARAL Pro-Choice Washington’s 501c(3) and 501c(4) arms work with these leaders at the state and municipal level to pass policies that expand and protect access to reproductive freedom for everybody.
100% of your NARAL PAC contributions go directly to support pro-choice candidates in Washington. By donating to champion candidates through the NARAL PAC, you send a strong message about the importance of a candidates’ leadership on reproductive freedom. The NARAL PAC consistently spends down the funds it raises each 2-year cycle, making sustaining gifts especially valuable in helping us to achieve these goals.
How has the NARAL Pro-Choice Washington PAC impacted reproductive freedom?
In the last 5 years, the NARAL Pro-Choice Washington PAC has helped grow pro-choice majorities in the Washington State legislature by 11 seats, adding 4 seats in the Senate, and 7 in the House. This includes the pivotal 2017 special election, in which the election of Senator Manka Dhingra flipped control of the State Senate to a pro-choice majority for the first time in 5 years. In the last 4 years, NARAL has organized over 65,000 calls and doors-knocked for candidates and contributed over $57,000 to priority races.