| May Wed, 2020
A record number of women have filed to run for House seats in 2020
A record 490 women have filed to run for U.S. House seats in 2020, surpassing the previous record of 476 set in 2018, according to new data from the Center for American Women and Politics (CAWP) at Rutgers University. That figure includes a record 195 Republican women who have filed to run, shattering the previous record of 133 in 2010.
| April Mon, 2020
Campaigning amid coronavirus: Candidates look for new ways to connect
"Campaigning is not what it was before, and nobody quite knows what exactly it's going to be," said Jean Sinzdak, Associate Director of the Center for American Women and Politics. "Basically, what we've heard from a lot of people is you know, 'I don't even know where to start'... this is uncharted territory for everybody. So how do you even begin to plan?"
| March Mon, 2020
Whitman: Elect More Women to Counteract Misogyny in NJ Politics
In an August 2012 interview for the Rutgers Center on the American Governor, Whitman described how when she was approached about running for Somerset County freeholder, her first elective position, it was to be the token female.
| March Sun, 2020
How Women Vote
The Center for American Women and Politics has a collection of papers on the...