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

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

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