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Victories: How You Helped Re-Write Midterm History Last Night

Family Policy Alliance President Paul Weber with new U.S. Senator Kevin Cramer after last night’s election in Fargo, N.D.  Family Policy Alliance supporters made possible a major investment in this critical prolife, pro-family victory.

It was supposed to be a blue tidal wave. The media said so, and history said so. But good people who love our country and biblical values just kept working. In the spirit of Daniel, they stood firm and took action (Dan. 11:32).

The result wasn’t victories everywhere. The Left scored big wins in parts of the country, and the likely reality of a Speaker Pelosi will be a hard reminder of some of the damage from last night’s election.

But there was enormous good news as well, and that balance was a dramatic change from the last three midterm elections, in which the party in control of the White House suffered cataclysmic losses.

Topping that list of victories was the strong list of pro-life reinforcements joining the U.S. Senate. The Senate will be more pro-life, more conservative and better able to continue confirming the outstanding judicial appointments that the President has been making.

One of those victories that Family Policy Alliance invested heavily in – thanks to your support – was Kevin Cramer’s victory over Heidi Heitkamp in North Dakota. Eight months of hard work on the ground – accompanied by targeted messaging to tens of thousands of voters via mail, phones and video ads – helped lead the way to a resounding win last night.

Paul Weber, President & CEO of Family Policy Alliance, was in Fargo last night and gave thanks to the people who made this win possible. “Congratulations to the volunteers and supporters of Family Policy Alliance of North Dakota – people who put in countless hours and made this enormous outreach to North Dakota voters possible.  Because of their hard work and sacrifice, North Dakotans finally have a pro-family conservative representing their values in D.C. This was one of the most closely watched races in the country, and it should be an encouragement to all that voters – not Planned Parenthood money or a liberal agenda – ultimately have the final say.”

Your support also played a role in other national victories like that of religious-freedom champion Josh Hawley, who now goes to the U.S. Senate from Missouri.

You helped make conservative wins in the Senate possible even before election day by urging your Senators to confirm Justice Kavanaugh to the Supreme Court! It was clear that the Kavanaugh vote played a major role in pro-family victories last night. Of the five most-watched Senate races, four incumbents who voted against Justice Kavanaugh lost their races to a more conservative Senator—like Kevin Cramer in North Dakota. Only incumbent Senator Joe Manchin in West Virginia, who voted for Justice Kavanaugh, won his re-election. So thank you for helping tee up these major wins—even before election night!

All across the country, your support also made possible dozens of victories in important state-level races.

For example, on a challenging night, only three alumni from our Foundation’s highly selective Statesmen Academy lost their bids for re-election. That means nearly 50 of these outstanding Statesmen Academy graduates will be serving this January when state legislatures (and Congress) reconvene.

Also, Georgia and the nation will likely secure a critical victory in the governor’s race, where Family Policy Alliance of Georgia played a key role in an effort to defeat Stacey Abrams, a Hollywood-backed progressive. Soon, our team in Georgia should be able to advance much-needed pro-life and pro-freedom protections.

In addition, the network of allied state organizations that we serve enjoyed huge victories. Among many examples, the people of West Virginia – with backing from the Family Policy Council of West Virginia – passed a momentous measure that ensures that abortion is not a “right” found in the state constitution.

Thanks for your investment that made these victories possible! Now, on to more wins as together we continue to “stand firm and take action.”

Standing firm with you,

Paul Weber,
President & CEO