Election Analysis

Election Analysis

Will 2019 state legislative elections foreshadow gender trends in 2020? Here are some data points to watch.

Today is Election Day in Mississippi, New Jersey, and Virginia. [i] Either one or both chambers of each state’s legislature is on the ballot in this off-year election, giving us a chance to identify gender trends before the bulk of states hold state and federal elections in 2020...Read more

Republican women’s underrepresentation is a state problem, too. …Unless you’re in Alaska.

The drop in Republican women’s representation in the U.S. House – down to 13 women who hold just 6.6% of all Republican House seats – garnered national attention amidst what was otherwise perceived as a “year of the woman” in American politics. But the problem of Republican...Read more