WHY SHE RUNS: Ann Fields, Candidate for Iowa House District 28

Tell us a little bit about your race: My district is large geographically, spanning over almost 80 miles from north to south, with over 7,250 Republicans, 4,850 Democrats and 7,700 Independent registered voters. It is a challenge to reach everyone, especially the Independents. I have knocked on over 3,500… Read More

Emerge Iowa Begins Recruitment for Next Class of Future Women Political Leaders

Announcing Emerge Iowa’s Inaugural 6-month Candidate Training Des Moines, Iowa—Emerge Iowa, Iowa’s premier organization for recruiting and training Democratic women to run for political office, has begun its recruiting process for the class of 2019. The organization seeks bright, self-motivated Democratic women who are committed to effective and ethical political… Read More

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                    Emerge Iowa Internship Opportunity  About Emerge Iowa Emerge Iowa recruits, trains, and mentors Democratic women to serve in elected and appointed office. Emerge Iowa, like its national affiliate Emerge America, is committed to helping women become effective and ethical… Read More

Emerge Iowa Hires an Executive Director

Emerge Iowa hires its first Executive Director, Judy Downs Emerge recruits, trains and provides a powerful network for Democratic women running for office. Our goal is clear: to increase the number of Democratic women in all levels of public office. Emerge Iowa is one of 25 other state affiliates of… Read More