April Thu, 2021
Women in Municipal Office
For the first time, the Center for American Women and Politics (CAWP), a unit of the Eagleton Institute of Politics at Rutgers University, has collected nationwide data on women’s representation at the municipal level.
March Tue, 2021
Measuring Success: Women in 2020 Legislative Elections
In "Measuring Success: Women in 2020 Legislative Elections," CAWP breaks down 2020 congressional and state legislative data by gender, race, and party; puts this data into historical context, with specific comparisons to the 2018 election; analyzes women candidates’ paths to office and strategies for success; and looks ahead to what 2020 election outcomes mean for the future of women in American politics.
December Fri, 2020
Women in State Legislative Leadership 2021
A record of at least 2,236 women will serve in state legislatures in 2021, according to data compiled by the Center for American Women and Politics (CAWP), a unit of the Eagleton Institute of Politics at Rutgers University. This surpasses the previous record, and current number, of 2,162 women in state legislative offices.
September Sun, 2020
Advancing Research on Gender and Gubernatorial Campaign Finance
The Journal of Women, Politics & Policy published new research by Center for American Women and Politics Senior Scholar Kira Sanbonmatsu and Rutgers political science doctoral candidate Kathleen Rogers. The research focuses on obstacles women face when running for governor - especially financial obstacles.