The year 2020 has been momentous and unprecedented in many ways, but one of the most profound shifts has been the influx of women into politics.
Statement from IWPR President, C. Nicole Mason, Ph.D. Today, we [...]
A wave of women candidates has the potential to bring an agenda for broad and inclusive change to Congress and state legislatures across the country.
Women comprise more than 50 percent of the U.S. population but currently hold just 23 percent of elected seats in Congress and about 1 in 3 state legislative seats. In 2018, a record number of women were elected to office—117 women, including 42 women of color—bringing their expertise, diverse experiences, and agenda for broad and inclusive change to Congress and state legislatures across the country.
Biden’s Vice President Selection Affirms Women, People of Color will Decide the 2020 Presidential Election
For Immediate Release August 11, 2020 Contact: Keri A. Potts [...]
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For the past several years, IWPR has explored the values [...]