State Legislature

  • Rethinking Women’s Political Power

    by Kelly Dittmar, Ph.D.

    This report examines women’s political power within diverse state political ecosystems and illustrates that increasing women’s political power is a multi-site, multiracial, and bipartisan endeavor.

    Report
    Research
    Candidate Recruitment
    Candidates and Campaigns
    Women Voters and the Gender Gap
    Women and Term Limits
    Gender and Race/Ethnicity
    Elective Office
    Congress
    Statewide Executive
    State Legislature
    Local
  • The Donor Gap

    by Kira Sanbonmatsu, Ph.D. 

    This interactive experience using data visualizations examines the intersection of campaign finance and gender from both the donor and recipient perspective, with state-by-state analysis and partisan breakdowns. Once again, our campaign finance research shows women lagging men both as donors and in the amounts donated.

    Report
    CAWP Women, Money, and Politics Series
    Research
    Candidates and Campaigns
    Political Parties
    Gender and Race/Ethnicity
    Statewide Executive
    State Legislature
  • From Data to Diversity I: The Demographics of New Jersey's Elected Officials

    by Jean Sinzdak and Chelsea Hill

    This report provides a demographic overview of elected officials serving in New Jersey in the first phase of a project created by the New Jersey Legislature.

     

    Report
    From Data to Diversity Project
    Research
    New Jersey
    Gender and Race/Ethnicity
    Congress
    State Legislature
    Local
  • Black Women in American Politics 2023

    by Kelly Dittmar, Ph.D.

    This report from the Center for American Women and Politics (CAWP) and the Higher Heights Leadership Fund outlines the status of Black women in American politics as of June 2023. 

    Report
    Research
    Gender and Race/Ethnicity
    Federal Executive
    Congress
    Statewide Executive
    State Legislature
    Local
  • Women in Election 2022: Marking Midterm Progress

    by Kelly Dittmar, Ph.D.

    This report analyzes women’s electoral success in 2022, focusing on the numbers, and puts it into historical context—with special attention to how 2022 compared to the historic elections that preceded it.

    Report
    Research
    CAWP Scholar
    Candidates and Campaigns
    Political Parties
    Gender and Race/Ethnicity
    Elective Office
    Congress
    Statewide Executive
    State Legislature
  • Latinas in U.S. Politics 2022

    by Kelly Dittmar, Ph.D.

    This report from the Center for American Women and Politics (CAWP) and Latinas Represent outlines the status of Latinas in American politics as of October 2022. 

    Report
    Research
    Candidates and Campaigns
    Gender and Race/Ethnicity
    Elective Office
    Federal Executive
    Congress
    Statewide Executive
    State Legislature
    Local