Are Women Reshaping the Political Donor Class? Money Matters in the Upcoming Races for Governor

Within the next two years, 38 states will hold gubernatorial elections, including two states - Virginia and New Jersey – who will hold gubernatorial elections in November 2021. These elections provide multiple opportunities for women. Nine women currently serve as governor and...Read more

Money and Gubernatorial Races: How are Women Faring as Candidates and Donors?

Despite a historic year for women in politics that featured the election of the first woman vice president and a new record for women in Congress, 2020 did not see any new women elected governor. Just nine women serve as governors across the fifty states. And in 2018, which also...Read more

President Trump’s appeals to women show that the more things change, the more they stay the same

Donald Trump has a lot to say to suburban women. In his only direct appeals to women, Trump has lauded his ability to keep those he has framed as undesirable (i.e., racial minorities and the poor) out of the suburbs, to ensure law and order, and most recently, to get suburban...Read more

What You Need to Know About the Record Number of Women State Legislative Nominees in 2020

On the eve of Election 2020, what do we know about women’s representation on general election ballots for state legislatures this year? As the Center for American Women and Politics (CAWP) reported last week , a record number of women are state legislative nominees in 2020. This...Read more

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