Poll Shows Women of Color Will Hold Elected Officials Accountable

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Most women of color believe the stakes in the 2018 midterm election were too high not to vote, according to a new poll.

The poll is the collaborative effort of three reproductive justice organizations: the National Latina Institute for Reproductive Health, In Our Own Voice: National Black Women’s Reproductive Justice Agenda, and the National Asian Pacific American Women’s Forum, according to a press release. The survey included interviews of 2,663 adult women who voted in the 2018 midterm elections and who identify as Black or African American, Hispanic, Latino, Asian American, or Pacific Islander.

The research focused on what motivated women of color to vote, how women of color voted, their thoughts about candidates, and what issues they wanted Congress to focus on. The poll, which was released earlier this month, found that 88 percent of women of color voters said the stakes in the 2018…

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  • annettesiplin004

    Great information!!! Women of color the time now!!💝💝

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