MARCH ON’s Fight Back PAC was able to play a role in supporting efforts in the 2017 Virginia election. We released this GOTV digital ad, which ran on Facebook for the final few days of the election, encouraging everyone to “March On The Polls” and vote. Supporters donated funds to run this ad.
11/08/17 – MARCH ON CELEBRATES VIRGINIA VICTORIES, ANNOUNCES ALABAMA CAMPAIGN Women Credited With Fueling Enthusiasm And Activism Around Victories
This is a big day for the movement of women’s activism that we saw in force last January in the women’s marches that occurred across the country. Victories in Virginia, Georgia, New Hampshire and in other local elections across the country appear to have been fueled in large part by the women of America who became activated in the aftermath of last November’s elections. Into the breach comes a new national organization—March On—which is comprised of many of the women’s march organizations across the country now coming together to push an election-focused agenda at all levels, from national to local. Many of these affiliate march organizations have been organizing ever since January, and will now be a coordinated and potent force impacting elections with a national agenda. [Read More]
11/02/17 – MARCH ON Enters Virginia Volunteer Actions Announced, Digital Ad Released
Today, MARCH ON announces a final blitz of actions to support its local affiliate in getting out the vote in Virginia’s Tuesday elections.
Vanessa Wruble, Executive Director of MARCH ON, said, “Winning in Virginia is the first step in a long process of putting our country on a better path forward. The politics we are seeing from the right-wing in Virginia is an extension of Donald Trump’s brand of divisive politics, replete with racially-tinged and xenophobic dog whistles around Confederate monuments and non-existant ‘sanctuary cities.’ All Americans should be alarmed and take whatever actions they can to defeat any politicians espousing this type of vitriol.”. [Read More]