Progressive Politics

Can you give us some background on who you are and why you're running? My name is Christine Ordway and I am a Candidate for NJ State Assembly in the 40th District. I ran in 2015 and in a heavily Republican district; I received 47% of the vote. I believe I...

Can you tell us about yourself and what you're running for? I moved from Chicago to Ramsey in 2000 with my husband and 11 month old son. We needed an easy commute into New York City, we wanted a great school system and we wanted a quiet, safe, suburban community. After...

Can you introduce yourself and the office you're running for? I received a Bachelor of Arts in Political Science and History from St. Norbert College in 1980 and my Juris Doctor with honors from Chicago Kent College of Law in 1983.   Formerly, a Labor Relations specialist at United Airlines  more recently...

Can you describe yourself and the position you're running for? My name is Melissa Rubenstein and I am running for a three-year term on the Wyckoff Township Committee.  I am a mom to a 5 year old girl, Jillian, and a 3 year old boy, Lucas.  We moved to town about...

Can you tell us about yourself and what you're running for? My name is Annie Hausmann and I am running for State Assembly in New Jersey LD 39. My husband David and I have been married for 23 years. We have 2 children: Jack (20), a rising junior at UT Austin,...

[author-credit]Interview By Erin Chung[/author-credit] Can you describe yourself and the position you're running for? I am a mother to a 6 year old who thinks he's 39 and wife to a 39 year old who thinks he's 6.  Currently, I have the privilege of serving as a Councilwoman to the 9,000 residents...

[author-credit]Interview By Erin Chung[/author-credit] Can you tell us a little about yourself? My name is Linda H. Schwager. I have lived in Oakland for 44 years with my husband Steve where we raised our 3 sons. We now have 7 grandchildren. I have a B.A. from Queens College; M.S. from Brooklyn College,...

Women for Progress and WEDO, which stands for Women Empowered Democratic Organization, have designed this event to help educate the community about how the government operates, locally, statewide and nationally. "One of the many takeaways from this past presidential election is the importance of educating our communities about the significance of...

Women For Progess and WEDO will be hosting a Politics 101 seminar March 2nd! If you're frustrated by our political state and don't know where to start, join us!...