Legislative Action

State Capital in Olympia, WA

AAUW is nonpartisan. As an organization and as individual members, we advocate for federal, state and local laws and policies to ensure equity and end discrimination.

AAUW-WA members work on issues and support legislation based on our public policy priorities.


Read our AAUW-WA Public Policy Priorities.

AAUW Edmonds SnoKing Branch hosted a Candidates Meet-and-Greet in fall, 2023


We engage with candidates and elected officials from all major parties equally. Our branches host programs on local issues and elections and promote community interest in AAUW legislative priorities.


Lobby Day 2024

Each year, AAUW-WA hosts Lobby Day. Bringing AAUW members together from all over the state, our Public Policy team presents priorities, provides expert speakers, and explains our lobbying efforts.

Learn more about Lobby Day, held on January 22, 2024.

“This Week in Olympia”

During the Washington State legislative season, we receive WEEKLY UPDATES from our AAUW WA lobbyist. You can register to receive these updates in your email or read them online.



How Can I Get Involved?

In addition to reading “This Week in Olympia,” you can:


Questions? Contact Sandra Distelhorst, publicpolicy@aauw-wa.org



Lobby Day 2023
Lobby Day 2022