Big Wins in the Primaries Build Momentum for Big Wins in the Generals!

Magaly Smith Uncategorized

Our endorsed candidates won BIG in the primaries. As of August 11th, 25/26 of our candidates are moving on to the general election (full list below)!! As a testament to how our votes make a difference, Senate endorsee Satwinder Kaur (Legislative District 47) is neck and neck with Democrat Claudia Kauffman, so we’ll have to wait until all ballots are …

OneAmerica Votes Announces 2022 Primary Endorsements

Magaly Smith Uncategorized

Our vision is for a thriving home, a place where immigrants and refugees are equal, valued and loved. To get there, we need people like us and legislative champions represented everywhere decisions for our communities are made.  We’ve made so much progress in the last 10 years, electing record numbers of pro-immigrant community leaders and leaders of color to Washington’s local, state …

OneAmerica Votes Endorses Two Powerful Women of Color for the 2022 Election

Magaly Smith Uncategorized

OneAmerica Votes is proud to announce our endorsement of two courageous and powerful women of color–Sharlett Mena for the 29th Legislative District House and Yasmin Trudeau for the 27th Legislative District Senate! In 2020 OneAmerica Votes interviewed and endorsed Sharlett, the daughter of Mexican immigrants, for her first run, where she came just a few votes from winning, since then, …

Elections are about us, and we showed up in 2021.

Magaly Smith Uncategorized

Immigrant and refugee voters are powerful–when we run for office and organize our friends, families, and neighbors to vote for their values, we win.   The 2021 election was no different.  While national elections got the media attention, candidates of color across Washington State defeated anti-immigrant opponents. We won school boards, city councils, and port commissioner seats, ensuring pro-immigrant leadership that represents us and …

OneAmerica Votes’ General Election Endorsements

Allison Carney Uncategorized

This election season is underway and primary ballots are being sent out across the state. Are you ready to vote? Make sure you’re registered and learn what’s on your ballot this summer by visiting the Vote Washington Website and entering your name and birthday. Don’t know where the closest ballot drop box is? Find it here! We know that when …

OneAmerica Votes Announces Second Round of 2021 Endorsements

Allison Carney Uncategorized

This election season is underway and primary ballots are being sent out across the state. Are you ready to vote? Make sure you’re registered and learn what’s on your ballot this summer by visiting the Vote Washington Website and entering your name and birthday. Don’t know where the closest ballot drop box is? Find it here! We know that when …

JOIN US: Women of Color Rise: It’s Our Time

Magaly Smith Uncategorized

Join us for a virtual event and fundraiser form women of color running for office in Washington State! Where: Virtual – Via Zoom and Facebook liveWhen: Thursday, July 22nd 7 PM-8 PM When we elect leaders from our community, we elect people who put US first. For too long our elected officials have attempted to speak for us or put …

OneAmerica Votes Announces First Round of 2021 Endorsements

Magaly Smith Uncategorized

We know that when we elect leaders from our community, we elect people who put US first. It’s our time, a time to take big steps towards childcare for all and a healthy recovery from COVID-19. It’s time to make our home a place with a thriving, inclusive democracy that welcomes immigrants and invests in communities. To do that, we …

OneAmerica Votes Lifts a Rising Immigrant Electorate, Pointing the Way Towards a Just and Humane Future in DC and Washington State

Magaly Smith Uncategorized

WASHINGTON STATE WINS OneAmerica Votes is reshaping our state’s representation, lifting endorsed candidates of color and allies to leadership. In 2020 OAV focused on endorsing and electing a diverse slate of candidates who have shown their commitment to expanding immigrant and refugee rights, legislating for an equitable state budget that fully funds prek-12 education and gives immigrant families the resources …