Historic Pro-life Ground Campaign Urges Voters to Defeat Pryor at the Ballot Box
WASHINGTON, D.C. – Pro-life electoral politics hinges on the ability to reach voters personally. That’s why pro-life leaders have emphasized a robust ground game as critical to exposing Senator Mark Pryor’s record and defeating him at the ballot box. Women Speak Out PAC, a partner of the national pro-life group Susan B. Anthony List (SBA List), and Campaign for American Values PAC have been on the ground in Arkansas since July and have knocked on more than 144,000 doors and made more than 55,600 calls to voters.
Three field offices were opened in Springdale, Little Rock, and Searcy, Arkansas to reach low propensity pro-life voters.
“Women Speak Out PAC was on the ground early, reaching voters face to face at their door. Since July, our team has knocked on more than 144,000 Arkansas doors,” said Women Speak Out PAC Arkansas State Director Laurie Lee. “This strategic decision to cut through the noise of television and radio ads will have great returns at the ballot box. Our targeted voters were significantly impacted by our message outlining Senator Pryor’s extreme record on abortion.”
“Senator Pryor has claimed to be pro-life, but for years he has stood by Harry Reid and the abortion lobby in opposing efforts to stop taxpayer funding of abortion and to protect babies capable of feeling pain. Our dedicated team of pro-life activists, led by Laurie Lee, has been working round the clock to expose Senator Pryor’s extreme views and to turn out pro-lifers to the polls,” said Marjorie Dannenfelser, president of the Susan B. Anthony List and Women Speak Out PAC. “Going door to door and reaching voters are a personal level is a hallmark of the pro-life movement.”
This year Women Speak Out PAC launched the largest ever pro-life door-to-door and phone call effort to impact three races critical to building a Senate majority and kicking Harry Reid out of power. By Election Day, a team of more than 700 field representatives had reached more than 875,000 pro-life voters in who typically do not vote in midterm elections. A complete By the Numbers fact sheet is available here.
The Susan B. Anthony List and its Political Action Committees, the SBA List Candidate Fund and Women Speak Out PAC, spent $15.25 million in the 2014 election cycle to defeat pro-abortion incumbents and elect pro-life candidates to federal and statewide office. The SBA List is dedicated to pursuing policies and electing candidates who will reduce and ultimately end abortion. To that end, the SBA List emphasizes the education, promotion, mobilization, and election of pro-life women. The SBA List is a network of more than 365,000 pro-life Americans nationwide.