Election Analysis

Election Analysis

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

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

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

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