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Women Winning announces first round of endorsements for the Minnesota House of Representatives in 2024

Today, Women Winning, Minnesota’s largest women’s political organization, announced the first slate of endorsements for the Minnesota House of Representatives in 2024.

Saint Paul, Minn. (January 31, 2024) – Today, Women Winning, Minnesota’s largest women’s  political organization, announced the first slate of endorsements for the Minnesota House of Representatives in 2024.

“Women Winning is proud to once again throw our unwavering support behind an incredible group of incumbent legislators that brought Minnesotans transformative, generational change in last year’s remarkable session,” said Britta Moen, Women Winning Political Director. “Women Winning candidates are leading the way for progress in every corner of the state. From reproductive rights, to affordable childcare, to addressing the housing crisis–this group of incumbent legislators continue to be our best advocates in St. Paul going into this session and beyond. We are overjoyed to continue working with them in 2024.”

Women Winning is proud to endorse thirty three pro-choice incumbents running for the Minnesota House of Representatives in 2024:

  • Speaker of the House Melissa Hortman – HD34B
  • Representative Heather Keeler – HD4A
  • Representative Alicia “Liish” Kozlowski – HD8B
  • Representative Tina Liebling – HD24B
  • Representative Kim Hicks – HD25A
  • Representative Brion Curran – HD36B
  • Representative Kristin Bahner – HD37B
  • Representative Samantha Vang – HD38B
  • Representative Erin Koegel – HD39A
  • Representative Sandra Feist – HD39B
  • Representative Kelly Moller – HD40A
  • Representative Ginny Klevorn – HD42B
  • Representative Patty Acomb – HD45B
  • Representative Cheryl Youakim – HD46B
  • Representative Amanda Hemmingsen-Jaeger – HD47A
  • Representative Lucy Rehm – HD48B
  • Representative Carlie Kotyza-Witthuhn – HD49B
  • Representative Liz Reyer – HD52A
  • Representative Bianca Virnig – HD52B
  • Representative Mary Frances Clardy – HD53A
  • Representative Jess Hanson – HD55A
  • Representative Kaela Berg – HD55B
  • Representative Kristi Pursell – HD58A
  • Representative Esther Agbaje – HD59B
  • Representative Sydney Jordan – HD60A
  • Representative Aisha Gomez – HD62A
  • Representative Samantha Sencer-Mura – HD63A
  • Representative Emma Greenman – HD63B
  • Representative Kaohly Her – HD64A
  • Representative María Isa Perez-Vega – HD65B
  • Representative Leigh Finke – HD66A
  • Representative Athena Hollins  – HD66B
  • Representative Liz Lee – HD67A

Women Winning has been working for more than 40 years to elect pro-choice women to all levels of public office, from park board to President of the United States. In that time, Women Winning has raised and contributed millions of dollars to campaigns, endorsed thousands of candidates, and has more than tripled the number of pro-choice women elected officials in Minnesota. The organization’s targeted endorsement program centers on competitive districts for pro-choice candidates with the goal of electing a truly representative government and creating a more equitable Minnesota.

Women Winning will make additional endorsements in 2024 and will continue organizing to ensure reproductive rights are protected by electing pro-choice women up and down the ballot.

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About Women Winning 

Women Winning was established in 1982 by a multi-partisan group of 25 women determined to  increase the number of pro-choice women in public office. With more than 19,000 statewide members, Women Winning is Minnesota’s largest women’s political organization. 

Women Winning’s mission is to recruit, train, and elect pro-choice women to all levels of public  office. The organization runs a smart, strategic, and targeted political program focused on competitive districts for pro-choice women candidates with the goal of increasing the number of pro-choice women serving in public office. Women Winning offers robust, formal training, mentorship, and support from the time a pro-choice woman first considers a run for office to election day.

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