Election Analysis

  • Election 2020: Potential Notable Firsts

    The Center for American Women and Politcs, a unit of the Eagleton Institute of Politics at Rutgers University, has compiled a list of potential notable firsts for women candidates that could result from 2020 election contests at the congressional and statewide elected executive levels. This list may update between now and Election Day. AK Alyse Galvin (D, AK...

  • Revisiting the Gender Gap in 2020: The Gender Gap in Political Engagement

    This blog post is part of our “Revisiting the Gender Gap in 2020” symposium. In this blog series we are interviewing experts about the gender gap in American politics in an effort to shed light on how these gaps may impact the 2020 presidential election. These posts are curated conversations, moderated by email by CAWP faculty and staff, with gender and...

  • Revisiting the Gender Gap in 2020: Race and the Gender Gap

    This blog post is part of our “Revisiting the Gender Gap in 2020” symposium. In this blog series we are interviewing experts about the gender gap in American politics in an effort to shed light on how these gaps may impact the 2020 presidential election. These posts will be curated conversations, moderated by email by CAWP faculty and staff, with gender and...

  • Revisiting the Gender Gap in 2020: The Gender Gap in Vote Choice

    This blog post is part of our “Revisiting the Gender Gap in 2020” symposium. In this blog series we are interviewing experts about the gender gap in American politics in an effort to shed light on how these gaps may impact the 2020 presidential election. These posts are curated conversations, moderated by email by CAWP faculty and staff, with gender and...

  • 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 Louisiana’s 1st and 5th congressional districts, as well as Georgia’s special U.S...

  • Election Results

    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 Watch page. Delaware held the final contests of the regular primary election season...