As a women’s advocacy organization, we endorse and support candidates that elevate and advance women’s issues. Recommendations for a JCDW South endorsement and/or contribution will be made by a committee appointed by the president, then approved by the JCDW South Board after the primary. 


General Election Criteria from JCDW South Candidate Endorsement Policy

  • Must be a registered Democrat.
  • Must be pro-choice & support equality.
  • Must have an organized campaign. Such as having canvassed/called, recruited volunteers, and/or begun raising money in earnest.
  • Must have attended and given a stump speech at a JCDW South event.
  • Must have respectful and civil communication at all venues, especially social media, from candidate/campaign.  This is required to earn and retain a JCDW South endorsement.


To receive a campaign contribution you must be a member or an associate member.

  • Must meet all of the criteria for endorsement.
  • Membership must be purchased by two weeks after the filing deadline.
  • Candidates may NOT use campaign funds for membership per the Kansas Governmental Ethics Commission. 


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