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The 2020 primaries are over. Here’s what you need to know about the record numbers of women nominees.

This week marked the end of the regular primary election season of 2020. Louisiana’s congressional contests and Georgia’s special U.S. Senate election will be conducted as jungle primaries on November 3, 2020 (women candidates are still eligible for major-party nominations in...Read more

Regular Primary Season Ends in Delaware, Adding One to Record Number of Women House Nominees

Congressional primaries were held on Tuesday in Delaware. Full context about women in the 2020 elections, including candidate lists, summaries, results from previous primaries, and historical comparisons, are available via the Center for American Women and Politics’ Election...Read more

Incumbent Women Move Forward in New Hampshire, Rhode Island Will Continue to Have No Women in Congress

Congressional primaries were held on Tuesday in New Hampshire and Rhode Island. Full context about women in the 2020 elections, including candidate lists, summaries, results from previous primaries, and historical comparisons, are available via the Center for American Women and...Read more

Massachusetts Women Likely to Maintain, and Could Expand, Congressional Representation

Congressional primaries were held on Tuesday in Massachusetts. Full context about women in the 2020 elections, including candidate lists, summaries, results from previous primaries, and historical comparisons, are available via the Center for American Women and Politics’...Read more

What does the record number of all-woman congressional contests signal about gender dynamics of U.S. elections?

There will be more all-woman congressional contests on the ballot in November 2020 than ever before. With primaries yet to be decided in four states, women have already secured both Democratic and Republican major-party nominations in 51 contests for the U.S. House and Senate...Read more

Women Sweep Primaries in Wyoming, Poised to Elect First Woman to the U.S. Senate

Congressional primaries were held on Tuesday in three states: Alaska, Florida, and Wyoming. Due to the reliance on mail-in voting, many races remain too close to call, so this post will be updated as results are determined. Full context about women in the 2020 elections,...Read more

Republican Women Look to Primary Nominees in Georgia and Minnesota for Possible Pick-Ups in November

Congressional and statewide primaries were held on Tuesday in four states: Connecticut, Minnesota, Vermont, and Wisconsin. In addition, primary runoff elections were held in Georgia. Hawaii also held its congressional primaries on Saturday, August 8 th . Due to the reliance on...Read more

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