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Candidate endorsements for the NWPC is a tiered process. The national board screens and endorses candidates for federal level offices, with the input of the local and state organizations.
The State Caucus screens and endorses candidates for statewide offices and may elect to screen and endorse candidates in areas where no local caucus exists. State senate, state representative, and local candidates are screened and endorsed by local caucuses within their geographic areas.
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the MWPC 2017 Screening
Considerations for endorsements and contributions
We endorse women candidates in primary and general elections through screening committees, Boards and membership votes. We utilize the following considerations.
Support for other WPC positions
Voting record on all WPC issues (if previous office holder)
Current and paid member of WPC
Recruited by WPC
Experienced candidate (have they run or held office before?)
Potential financial support
Training and staff
Who holds or held the seat previously?
Endorsed by other groups
The GKCWPC because of its unique position, straddling the Missouri and Kansas state line, screens and endorses local candidates in the greater metropolitan area encompassing both Kansas and Missouri. Because there is no Kansas State NWPC-affiliated organization, the GKCWPC also performs the screening for Kansas candidates running statewide in addition to the local candidates.
Progressive women candidates seeking Caucus endorsement should complete the
For questions please contact Mary Wochner 314-221-0739 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
2016 MO Statewide Candidate Endorsements:
Teresa Hensley for Missouri Attorney General
Hon. Judy Baker for Missouri State Treasurer