Independent Women's Voice Congratulates Barr on victory in KY-06, where IWV played a role
IMMEDIATE RELEASE: November 6, 2018
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INDEPENDENT WOMEN'S VOICE CONGRATULATES
REP. ANDY BARR ON KY-06 REELECTION
IWV is proud to have played a role in this election
Washington, DC – Tonight, Independent Women’s Voice (IWV) congratulates Congressman Andy Barr on his reelection victory in Kentucky's 6th Congressional District. IWV is proud to have played a role in this election and Independent Women’s Forum (IWF) is proud to have helped shape people’s understanding of the issues.
With a combined $1.8m in spending, IWF focused on policy education and IWV focused on persuasion, in KY-06 and 37 other deeply contested midterm districts. Using mailers, phone calls, and text messages, IWF educated misinformed constituents about the real healthcare positions advanced by the GOP, and not those propagated by the left. IWV in turn linked Rep. Andy Barr and Amy McGrath with their party's healthcare positions, ultimately leaving the choice of who to support up to voters. Our message testing materials, which countered the left’s claims and addressed misperceptions about healthcare, pre-existing conditions, and “Medicare-for-All”, significantly improved policy understanding and, without any mention of any candidate or party, as a corollary, moved non-conservative GOP females +9 points in tests on the ballot test.
Independent Women's Voice fights for women and families by effectively expanding support for policy solutions and political campaigns that aren’t just well intended, but actually enhance people’s freedom, choices, and opportunities.