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Run As You Are: A call to women to seek public office

April 3, 2017

Originally published by Erin Vilardi on  We are in a new political reality in America. Voters are done with “politics as usual” and have demonstrated an openness to new kinds of leadership. Everyday Americans are showing up organized in the streets and at town halls, agitated with the direction leaders are taking the country. … Read more

Redbook’s November Issue features VoteRunLead!

October 21, 2016

VoteRunLead is featured in Redbook’s November issue in a four-page spread featuring inspiring stories, powerful tips, and easy ways you can get involved right now!

Step by Step: How to Kick Off a Volunteer Canvass

October 17, 2016

This is What Hurrying History Looks Like

August 15, 2016

VoteRunLead alum Ihan Omar won her primary for Minnesota’s State House. She is poised to become the nation’s first Somali-American legislator.

A VoteRunLead member made history with Hillary

August 3, 2016

VoteRunLead was proud to be a part of breaking the glass ceiling, and even prouder of VRL alum, Na’ilah Amaru, who won the Hillary For America Contest and officially nominated Hillary Clinton to be the first female presidential nominee of a major party in the United States.

Fox News segment featuring Erin Vilardi, on Millennial voters

July 29, 2016

Erin Vilardi, Founder of VoteRunLead, talking about Millennial voters role in the presidential election.