Home Tags Emerge
Emerge Kentucky had a noticeable impact on the 2018 elections in Kentucky, with 27 alumnae scoring victories at the polls.
Emerge Kentucky breaks multiple records with 55 alumnae on the ballot: 60% are first-time candidates, 33% are educators, and 25% are women of color.
This "Moving Kentucky Forward" podcast is with Blair Haydon, director of Emerge Kentucky. We talk about all the women running, and this fall's election.
You know Emerge KY has been training Dem women to run for office for years. What you may NOT know is HOW MANY of their graduates are running THIS YEAR.
Need more proof that 2018 really is the year of the Democratic woman in Bluegrass State politics? Check out these statistics: Fifty-three Emerge Kentucky graduates or enrollees will be on the ballot. Twenty-three filed for the May 22 Democratic primary in state House and Senate races.
A study noted that KY is ranked 47 out of 50 states in the percentage of state officeholders who are female. Emerge Kentucky is out to change all that.