2014 Endorsement Questionnaire

VAW PAC endorses candidates who will champion policies and efforts that respond to and prevent domestic violence, sexual assault, and stalking.

VAW PAC is currently accepting applications for endorsement of candidates for the State Legislature in the Fall 2014 general elections. Endorsements may be name-only or may include a financial contribution, depending on how each candidate meets our endorsement criteria.

Candidates seeking endorsement by VAW PAC should return a completed questionnaire by Friday, July 25th to info@orvawpac.org (preferred) or mailed to VAW PAC, P.O. Box 17161, Portland, OR 97217. Click here to download the endorsement questionnaire.

Candidates may be asked to participate in in-person interviews.  Decisions will be made and candidates notified no later than August 22nd.  If you have any questions about VAW PAC or our endorsement process, please email info@orvawpac.org or call 971-533-8907 (voicemail only).

VAW PAC bases endorsement decisions on the following criteria:

  • Candidate’s alignment with VAW PAC’s mission, values, and priorities
  • Candidate’s voting record, history of work, and leadership on related issues
  • Candidate’s likelihood of successful election
  • Candidate’s leadership potential
  • Other relevant factors