WFW Action Fund Congratulates Michelle Steel On General Election Victory

WFW AF and related groups raised over $220,000 in hard dollars for Steel’s campaign
November 15, 2022

WASHINGTON – WFW Action Fund (WFW AF) today released the following statement congratulating Michelle Steel on her general election victory in California’s 45th Congressional District:

“Voters in California have made an excellent decision in re-electing Michelle Steel,” said Annie Dickerson, Founder and Chair of Winning For Women Action Fund. “Michelle has broken barriers and is the embodiment of the American dream. We know she’ll go back to Congress to keep fighting for her district, and we’re proud to be on her team.” 

WFW AF is the political arm of Winning For Women. It is the first SuperPAC dedicated solely to electing Republican women, spending over $8 million this cycle. WFW AF and related groups raised more than $17 million this cycle.

This cycle:

  • Following an endorsement, WFW PAC maxed out to Steel.
  • WFW AF and related groups raised over $220,000 in hard dollars for Steel’s campaign.

A full list of Winning For Women Action Fund’s efforts  this cycle:

  • To date, Winning For Women Action Fund and related entities have raised $17.1 million to support GOP women this cycle. This includes over $9 million raised into its SuperPAC, and nearly $4 million raised in hard dollar support to candidates.
  • During the final two weeks of the election cycle, WFW AF held a four-stop Women on a Mission Tour, featuring special guests Nikki Haley, Iowa Governor Kim Reynolds, Mariannettee Miller-Meeks (IA-01), Ashley Hinson (IA-02), Jennifer-Ruth Green (IN-01), U.S. Senator Todd Young (R-IN), Jen Kiggans (VA-02), Virginia First Lady Suzanne S. Youngkin, and former Virginia First Lady Susan Allen
  • WFW AF was the biggest outside spender for Nancy Mace (SC-01) during the primary, spending nearly $600,000 on a TV, radio, mail, and digital campaign.
  • During the primary, WFW AF launched a six-figure TV and radio buy in support of Jen Kiggans (VA-02), after Democrats launched their own campaign against her. 

Winning For Women’s advocacy efforts this year:

  • In August, Winning For Women led nine conservative women leaders on a tour at the Texas border, where they saw firsthand the disparate impact that the Administration’s policies have imposed on women and children crossing the border, such as: sexual assault, human smuggling, and human rights violations.
  • In August, WFW launched a nearly $1 million digital advocacy campaign in select areas to  recognize lawmakers for their efforts to ramp up U.S. energy production and lower the price of gas.
  • WFW spent over $200K on a digital issue advocacy campaign calling on Senator Patty Murray to do more to address rising crime and public safety concerns.