Emerge Gets Results

Since its founding in 2002, Emerge California has trained nearly 400 Democratic women to run for office.  To date:

  • 50% of Emerge alumnae have run for office or been appointed to local boards or commissions;
  • of those who have run for office, nearly 70% have won; and
  • in addition, we have a strong record of diversity: 50% of our alumnae are women of color.

Emerge California is part of a national movement. All together, Emerge America state programs have trained more than 1500 women across the country.  More than 50% of the National Emerge alumnae have run for office of been appointed to local boards and commissions; of those who have run, 60% have won.

Put Yourself On The Ballot

Learn about the Emerge program, how to apply and get connected to our Council of Allies

Support Our Work

Emerge California needs your help to expand our training.