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Caregiving Might Be the Sleeper Issue of the 2024 Elections
Gender on the Ballot, May 26, 2023

Gumbo – AI – and the Privilege of a Lifetime
LUNCH! with Shelley, April 6, 2023

The Count: Pursuing Political Power
This Week at AU, March 29, 2023

AARP Research Shows Women Age 50+ Consistently More Economically Vulnerable Than Men
Gender on the Ballot, March 14, 2023

National poll: Nearly half of Republican women don’t trust national election results
MinnPost, March 14, 2023

Insiders Go Inside Politics
Tulane University, March 11, 2023

Almost half of Republican women don’t trust national elections, new poll says
The 19th, Match 10, 2023

Poll: Many women burned out, feeling dread and struggling with finances
USA Today, March 8, 2023

Taking the Mic: Fearless Women in American Politics
Gender on the Ballot, February 28, 2023

Want parity in Congress? Go local: My one-month campaign for City Council
Gender on the Ballot, February 15, 2023

What we learned this week about the state of the 2024 presidential race
The 19th, February 10, 2023

Now is the Time to Run for Office!
Gender on the Ballot, January 27, 2023

In ‘The Third Reconstruction,’ Peniel E. Joseph Outlines the U.S. Struggle for Racial Justice in the 21st Century
Ms. Magazine, January 15, 2023


New AARP Poll - Women 50+ Are Energized to Vote…and Still Making Up Their Minds
Gender on the Ballot, October 7, 2022

Unelected but Powerful Women
Gender on the Ballot, September 7, 2022

On Account of Sex, and Race
Gender on the Ballot, August 26, 2022

The January 6 Committee is Making History by Making Good TV
CNN Business, July 11, 2022

When Women Run, Women Win
What's Working in Washington Podcast, June 30, 2022

Justice Alito’s Leaked Draft Decision and Women’s Rights as Citizens
Gender on the Ballot, May 18, 2021

What Candidates Need to Know About Women 50+
Gender on the Ballot, May 5, 2022

Sarah Bloom Raskin, a Role Model for Every Woman Who Aspires to Lead and write HERstory
Gender on the Ballot, April 11, 2022

Breaking Down Barriers
Gender on the Ballot, April 8, 2022

What's Left Undone 45 Years After the National Women's Conference
The 19th, March 25, 2022

Connecticut’s ‘Moms for Bob’ Seeks Win for Republican Gubernatorial Candidate Bob Stefanowski
The Tennessee Star, March 15, 2022

Stefanowski is counting on the support of Republican ‘Moms for Bob’ to push him to victory in Connecticut’s governor’s race
The Hartford Courant, March 14, 2022

The Long Road Leading to Ketanji Brown Jackson
Gender on the Ballot, March 14, 2022

Why Legislative Advocacy Matters – and How to do it Effectively
Gender on the Ballot, March 10, 2022

2022 elections are important, women say — but a poll suggests they may be too overwhelmed to prioritize politics
The 19th, March 9, 2022

Celebrating Over Sixty Years of National Service
Gender on the Ballot, March 2, 2022

A Coda to the Nineteenth Amendment's Centennial
Gender on the Ballot, February 25, 2022

Lift Our Voices: Creating Systemic Change for Women in the Workplace
Gender on the Ballot, January 27, 2022


Sisters in Service
Gender on the Ballot, November 11, 2021

The Fight for Women's Right to Hold Public Office
Gender on the Ballot, November 2, 2021

What Will It Take To Elect More Women of Color Executives?
Gender on the Ballot, October 18, 2021

Are We There Yet?
Gender on the Ballot, September 21, 2021

Women Leaders and Volunteers: Lessons for Political Campaigns from Nonprofit Volunteering
Gender on the Ballot, September 7, 2021

Lived Experience Increases the Viability of Women
Gender on the Ballot, June 4, 2021

The Next Generation of Asian American Pacific Islander Leaders Need Us
Gender on the Ballot, June 2, 2021

Pandemic Silver Lining – The Power of Ubuntu
Gender on the Ballot, April 15, 2021

Calls grow for national paid family leave amid pandemic
The Hill, March 28, 2021

Women voters say U.S. health care and workplaces must change post-pandemic, poll shows
19thnews, March 16, 2021

Where are the 2022 US Senate Women Candidates?
Gender on the Ballot, March 10, 2021

The pandemic is hurting working mothers, but policy changes can help
Gender on the Ballot, February 24, 2021

Breaking the Imagination Barrier
Gender on the Ballot, February 10, 2021

When Women Lose All the Jobs: Essential Actions for a Gender-Equitable Recovery
Center for American Progress,
 February 1, 2021

Sarah Huckabee Sanders' run for governor an early test for Trump allies
The Hill, January 25, 2021

Vice President and First Lady to make history
FOX5 DC, January 20, 2021

Women Need to Run for Office Without Having to Run for Their Lives
Gender on the Ballot, January 11, 2021


No Paid Leave In Latest Relief Bill Fails Women, Public Health And Common Sense
Huffington Post, December 14, 2020

The Economy Has Never Worked For Mothers, And COVID-19 Is Pushing More Women Out Of Work
WUNC 91.5 North Carolina Public Radio, November 17, 2020

We Have a Woman Vice President! What To Watch
Gender on the Ballot, November 13, 2020

Female Republican Candidates Flipped 7 House Seats, Narrowing Democratic Majority
People Magazine, November 12, 2020

3 Reasons It Took So Long To Get Our First Madam Vice President
Huffington Post, November 11, 2020

Why It Matters That Jill Biden Plans To Teach While Serving As First Lady
Huffington Post, November 10, 2020

Republican and Democrat Group: "Come Together as a Nation"
WILX-TV, November 7, 2020

House GOP Chipped Away at Democratic Majority. They Can Thank Female Candidates.
Washington Post, November 7, 2020

Record Number of Women to Serve in U.S. Congress in 2021
Bloomberg News, November 5, 2020

2020 Election Panel
Fox 5 News, November 3, 2020

Women & Politics Institute Discussion Explores How Voters’ Gender and Age Could Influence Election
The Eagle, October 31, 2020

Do Suburban American Women Like Trump? Polls Say No
Agence France-Press, October 30, 2020

The Media's Biggest Coverage Challenge: 2020 Election Night
Knoxville News Sentinel, October 30, 2020

The Rise of the Resisterhood
Gender on the Ballot, October 29, 2020

Women Donors Emerge as New Power Brokers in 2020 Election
USA Today, October 25, 2020

Your Grandmother May Decide the Election
Post Alley, October 22, 2020

American University Discussion on the 2020 Election and Republican Women
C-SPAN, October 21, 2020

Women in Politics and Dangers Online
Gender on the Ballot, October 21, 2020

Not the Ink Blue State People Think It Is
Maryland Matters, October 19, 2020

The Challenges Facing Women Candidates in 2020
Gender on the Ballot, October 15, 2020

Advantages for Democratic Women in 2020
Gender on the Ballot, October 13, 2020

Women's Groups Band Together to Defend Kamala Harris
Boston Globe, October 9, 2020

'My Strongest Memory is Chaos': A Look Back at Election Night 2000
Today, October 5, 2020

HCAU’s Womxn in Politics Discussion with Professor Betsy Fischer Martin
Her Campus at American, October 4, 2020

Vote ‘No’ on Montgomery County ballot Questions B and D
Washington Post, October 2, 2020

Trump Nominee Hid Opposition to Roe v. Wade From Senate
Center for American Progress, October 1, 2020

Celebrating Gender Equity in Health
Gender on the Ballot, September 30, 2020

What Does it Take to Make a Debate?
Fox 5 DC, September 29, 2020

Gender is on the Ballot - In the Form of the Supreme Court
Gender on the Ballot, September 28, 2020

SNF Agora Celebrates Centennial Anniversary of Women's Right to Vote
The Johns Hopkins News-Letter, September 26, 2020

Women Candidates as Contenders
All Together, September 16, 2020

When Returning to Normal Doesn't Work for Half the World's Population: How to Build Back Better
Gender on the Ballot, September 16, 2020

Women Have Paid the Price for Trump's Regulatory Agenda
Center for American Progress, September 10, 2020

Can Black Women Candidates Win Everywhere?
Gender on the Ballot, September 8, 2020


Gender on the Ballot, September 2, 2020

Face the Nation with Margaret Brennan #WomensVote100
Face the Nation, August 21, 2020


100 Years After the 19th Amendment, the Fight for Women’s Suffrage Continues
Center for American Progress, August 18, 2020

Suffrage at 100
Gender on the Ballot, August 19, 2020

Biden to Interview Potential Running Mates as First Presidential Candidate to Consider Only Women
CBS News, August 5, 2020

‘We can all relate to this.’ Why AOC’s speech on sexism struck a chord beyond Washington
USA Today, July 25, 2020

5 Questions Reporters and the American Public Should Not Ask of Joe Biden’s Vice Presidential Pick
Gender on the Ballot, July 22, 2020

Democratic Leaders Look to Women to Protect House Majority
Bloomberg Government, July 9, 2020

Democratic Strategy in 2020 House Races
C-SPAN, July 8, 2020

"The Vote": Getting It and Keeping It, Expanding It
Gender on the Ballot, July 8, 2020

Reflections from a Former Congressional Candidate
Gender on the Ballot, June 25, 2020

GOP Donors Urged to Put Money Behind 2020 Women House Candidates
Bloomberg Government, June 4, 2020

Kindness and Empathy are Skillsets
Gender on the Ballot, May 26, 2020

A Lesson from Nancy Pelosi: Know Your Worth
Gender on the Ballot, May 13, 2020

Do Not Underestimate the Importance of Women Members of Congress In These Difficult Times
Gender on the Ballot, April 29, 2020

Women Leaders are Flattening the Curve
Don't Touch Your Face, April 27, 2020

How 2018 Changed “Authenticity” for Women Candidates
Gender on the Ballot, April 15, 2020

"Gender-Neutral" Policies are often Not What They Seem
Gender on the Ballot, April 1, 2020

Female Ambassadors Speak at AU About the Future of Gender Equality 
The Eagle, March 29, 2020

No Country for Woman Candidates
Gender on the Ballot, March 26, 2020

Gender at the Florida Primary
Gender on the Ballot, March 18, 2020

Gender at the Arizona Primary
Gender on the Ballot, March 18, 2020

Gender at the Illinois Primary
Gender on the Ballot, March 18, 2020

Gender on the Debate Stage: March 15 Numbers
Gender on the Ballot, March 16, 2020

Gender at the Missouri Primary
Gender on the Ballot, March 12, 2020

Gender at the North Dakota Primary
Gender on the Ballot, March 12, 2020

Gender at the Idaho Primary
Gender on the Ballot, March 12, 2020

Gender at the Washington Primary
Gender on the Ballot, March 11, 2020

Gender at the Michigan Primary
Gender on the Ballot, March 11, 2020

Gender at the Mississippi Primary
Gender on the Ballot, March 11, 2020

Opinion: Elizabeth Warren Changed the Presidential Landscape for Women
CTPost, March 8, 2020

Column: Why Couldn't Warren Go All the Way? 
Los Angeles Times, March 6, 2020

Gender at the Utah Primary
Gender on the Ballot, March 6, 2020

Gender at the Minnesota Primary
Gender on the Ballot, March 6, 2020

Gender at the Colorado Primary
Gender on the Ballot, March 6, 2020

Gender at the Maine Primary
Gender on the Ballot, March 6, 2020

Gender at the Virginia Primary
Gender on the Ballot, March 6, 2020

Gender at the Vermont Primary
Gender on the Ballot, March 6, 2020

Gender at the North Carolina Primary
Gender on the Ballot, March 6, 2020

Gender at the Alabama Primary
Gender on the Ballot, March 6, 2020

Gender at the California Primary
Gender on the Ballot, March 6, 2020

Gender at the Arkansas Primary
Gender on the Ballot, March 6, 2020

Gender at the Oklahoma Primary
Gender on the Ballot, March 6, 2020

Gender at the Tennessee Primary
Gender on the Ballot, March 6, 2020

Gender at the Massachusetts Primary
Gender on the Ballot, March 6, 2020

Gender at the Texas Primary
Gender on the Ballot, March 6, 2020

"Women Ask, 'If Not Now, When?' After Warren Exits Presidential Race
The Hill, March 5, 2020

Gender at the South Carolina Primary
Gender on the Ballot, March 2, 2020

Bloomberg’s Fraught History with Women Threatens to Undermine his Candidacy
LA Times, March 2, 2020

International Women's Day: Looking Abroad for Inspiration
Gender on the Ballot, February 27, 2020

Gender on the Debate Stage: February 25th Numbers
Gender on the Ballot, February 26, 2020 

Gender at the Nevada Caucus
Gender on the Ballot, February 24, 2020

Gender on the Debate Stage: February 19th Numbers
Gender on the Ballot, February 20, 2020

Gender at the New Hampshire Primary
Gender on the Ballot, February 12, 2020

Gender on the Debate Stage: February 7th Numbers
Gender on the Ballot, February 10, 2020

Gender at the Iowa Caucus
Gender on the Ballot, February 5, 2020

Voters are Back to Worrying Whether a Woman Can Win 
Vox, January 29, 2020

Women Wanted: Davos Edition
Politico, January 24, 2020

Exclusive Poll: Women Lock in on 2020
Axios, January 22, 2020

Impact of Women's March on Washington
Fox5, January 17, 2020

The Political Power of Women of Color
Gender on the Ballot, January 16, 2020

Gender on the Debate Stage: January Numbers
Gender on the Ballot, January 15, 2020

1 in 4 Have a Disability - It's Time to See More in Public Office
Gender on the Ballot, January 9, 2020


Recruitment Efforts Rise, and We See them Paying Off in the South
Gender on the Ballot, December 23, 2019

Gender on the Debate Stage: December Numbers
Gender on the Ballot, December 20, 2019

Missing from the Conversations about Tech and Elections? Women.
Gender on the Ballot, December 17, 2019

Black Women's Political Leadership: The Barriers
Gender on the Ballot, December 11, 2019

Black Women’s Political Leadership: Behind the Numbers
Gender on the Ballot, December 11, 2019

The Gender Gap in Congress - Supply or Demand Problem? 
Gender on the Ballot, December 4, 2019

We All Have a Responsibility to Ensure Women Candidates Receive the Coverage They Deserve
Gender on the Ballot, November 25, 2019

Impeachment's Rock Stars: Powerful Women
The Christian Science Monitor, November 21, 2019

Gender on the Debate Stage: November Numbers
Gender on the Ballot, November 21, 2019

The Gender Gap: How the Economic Experience Shapes Politics
Wall Street Journal Video, November 18, 2019

Study: Social Media a Double-Edged Sword for Female Politicians 
VOA, November 11, 2019

Democratic Women Continue to Sweep into Office in 2019
The Hill, November 10, 2019

Number of Women in Wyoming Legislature Lags Behind National Trends
Wyoming Tribune Eagle, November 10, 2019

What Does Electability Mean to Voters?
School of Public Affairs, November 7, 2019

How Honest Feedback Helped Me Own My Value
Gender on the Ballot, November 1, 2019

Gender on the Debate Stage: October Numbers
Gender on the Ballot, October 16, 2019 

The Evolving Picture of an Elected Official - No Longer Just a White Man in a Suit 
Gender on the Ballot, October 2, 2019 

A Look Back: Reactions of Women Voters to the Kavanaugh Confirmation Hearings
Gender on the Ballot, September 16, 2019 

Gender on the Debate Stage: September Numbers
Gender on the Ballot, September 13, 2019

The Gillibrand Test Case for Women in Politics
New York Times, September 1, 2019

Could Adkins, Weir Reverse GOP Trend for Women in Congress?
Sunflower State Journal, August 31, 2019

Elizabeth Warren Eyes Momentum Ahead of US Democrats' Third 2020 Debate
AFP, August 29, 2019

Watch Out for Abortion...The Sleeper Issue of the 2020 Election Cycle 
Gender on the Ballot, August 20, 2019

Record Number of Women Running for President
Fox5DC.com, August 7, 2019

Achieving Parity in Congress - One State at a Time 
Gender on the Ballot, August 5, 2019

The First Round of Democratic Debates Courted Female Voters. The Second is Ignoring Them.
Vox, August 1, 2019

Gender on the Debate Stage: July Night 2 Numbers
Gender on the Ballot, August 1, 2019

Gender on the Debate Stage: July Night 1 Numbers
Gender on the Ballot, July 31, 2019

Kamala Harris isn’t ‘electable’? It could be code for not being a white man
San Francisco Chronicle, July 19, 2019

SoJo Mayor Dawn Ramsey To Join National Panel At National Governors Association Conference In SLC
South Jordan Journal, July 17, 2019

She Shoots, She Scores, and She Still Earns Less than Boys
Public Purpose Journal, July 11, 2019

At the Intersection of 2020: A Lens into Candidate Complexities 
Gender on the Ballot, July 10, 2019 

Media Roundup: June Debate Edition
Gender on the Ballot, June 28, 2019

Female Candidates Make History, Waves in Debate
Boston Globe, June 28, 2019

Gender on the Debate Stage: Night 2
Gender on the Ballot, June 28, 2019

Gender on the Debate Stage: Night 1
Gender on the Ballot, June 27, 2019

What Qualities Actually Matter to Voters? 
Gender on the Ballot, June 24, 2019

The Odds of a Woman President Just Went Up
Politico, June 21, 2019

You Can’t Manage What You Can’t Measure
Gender on the Ballot, June 17, 2019

Overcoming the Confidence Gap
ABA Banking Journal, May 17, 2019

The Most Powerful Part of the New AOC Documentary is Watching Ocasio-Cortez Doubt Herself
The Lily, May 1, 2019 

‘Unspoken Sexism’ Dampens Fundraising For Women Running In 2020
Huff Post, April 4, 2019

Six Female Ambassadors Reflect on Strides, Hurdles for Women in Politics
The Washington Diplomat, March 29, 2019 

AOC is the Right's New Villain. And in Queens, They Love Her For It.
Christian Science Monitor, March 18, 2019

Life Lessons, Impact, and Perspective from Award-winning TV Producer & Executive Betsy Fischer Martin
She Said/She Said, March 4, 2019 

Democratic Women Seeking One of their Own to Back in 2020 Race 
Bloomberg, February 23, 2019 

Tennessee Women Talk about Need for Political Participation, More Female Representation 
Times Free Press, February 8, 2019 

Doris Kearns Goodwin Headlines Bipartisan Senior Staff Symposium at Mount Vernon
Riponsociety.org, February 4, 2019 

GOP Candidates Take Page from Trump Playbook in Bashing Media
Poynter, January 29, 2019 

Republican Congresswoman Warns GOP Leaders of Gender 'Crisis'
NPR, January 20, 2019

Women Look to Fix Congress
Boston Herald, January 3, 2019 

Ocasio-Cortez Gains Instant Stature in Congress, and Social Media is a Key
The Christian Science Monitor, January 3, 2019 


2018 Midterm Results, American University Discussion
C-SPAN, November 8, 2018

U.S. Midterms: Record Number of Women Candidates 
RTE, November 5, 2018 

More Women than Ever are on the Ballot in U.S. Midterms: Cue the Trolls
Canadian Broadcasting Corporation, November 3, 2018

Trump and Democrats Gain
POLITICO, October 21, 2018

Tulane Law School Conference to Feature Top Media Experts
Tulane University, September 21, 2018

A Year of the Woman? Not So Far
CNN, May 9, 2018

Challenging Conventional Wisdom About Women's Political Engagement
She Said, She Said, May 8, 2018

A Surge of Women are Running for Office
MPRNews, April 25, 2018

Congress: The Most Family-Unfriendly Workplace in America
Politico, April 24, 2018

theSkimm's Free Calendar Wants You to Vote in this Year's Midterm Primaries
Moneyish, April 25, 2018

'Year of the Woman'? Not so much in California
The Sacramento Bee, April 24, 2018

Democrats Have Great Female Presidential Candidates. They Need to Avoid the Victim Trap.
New York, April 22, 2018 

New York Congressional Candidate Wants to Use Campaign Funds to Pay For Child Care
NPR, April 19, 2018 

Martin Luther King: Are there too many white politicians?
BBC News, April 4, 2018 

The Nancy Pelosi Problem 
The Atlantic, April 2018 

Can Cynthia Nixon get Female Voters to Dump Cuomo? 
Politico, March 29, 2018 

Will Miranda Hobbes and 'SATC' Help or Hurt Cynthia Nixon's Run for Governor?
Moneyish, March 29, 2018 

The Very Male Trump Administration 
The Atlantic, March 28, 2018 

Data: Record Number of Women in Iowa Seek Office in 2018
AP, March 25, 2018 

A Female First-Time Candidate Almost Beat an Anti-Abortion Incumbent. That's a Big Deal.
Vox, March 22, 2018 

For GOP, the Year of the Woman has not yet Arrived 
U.S. News, March 21, 2018 

One of the Last Anti-Abortion Democrats could lose His Seat to a Progressive Challenger Tuesday
Vox, March 19, 2018 

Women Who Run the Show
Roll Call, March 16, 2018 

How Long Will World Leaders Last?
Bloomberg, March 15, 2018 

West Virginia Teachers' Victory Shows 'Power of Women' as more Battles Loom
USA Today, March 8, 2018 

RI Governor's Race is Now a Complete Toss-Up
Go Local - Providence, March 8, 2018 

Growing their Ranks: More Women are Running for Office, and they're Running as Democrats
The Cap Times, March 7, 2018 

It's a steep hill to climb for women running for state office
Salon, March 6, 2018 

#MeToo movement forces Monica Lewinsky to question if affair with Clinton was consensual 
The Washington Times, February 26, 2018 

Why they run: Behind the boom in Texas women vying for Congress
Dallas Morning News, February 26, 2018 

Trump's Stormy Daniels Problem Gets Worse 
The Hill, February 16, 2018 

Tammy Duckworth May Have to Breastfeed in a Bathroom off the Senate Floor, Says Former Senate Parliamentarian 
Newsweek, February 15, 2018 

This Group Trains Women to Run for Office: Here's How One Outraged Post-Trump Class Fared 
The Washington Post, February 12, 2018 

Abuse furor risks gender backlash for Trump, GOP
The Hill, February 12, 2018 

Are Ohio lawmakers serious about confronting sexual harassment at the Statehouse?
Cleveland, February 1, 2018 

Democrats wore black to Trump's State of the Union to protest sexual misconduct. What did they really say? 
Moneyish, January 31, 2018

'I want my voice heard': Women plot runs for office in record numbers 
NBC News, January 27, 2018 

Trump's 1st State of the Union: Empowered, politically active women will be watching 
Brookings, January 26, 2018 

Why Women's March organizers are turning their attention to Nevada this year
CNN, January 20, 2018 

The Meaning of Trump's Election Has Been Exaggerated
Real Clear Politics, January 20, 2018 

The Women's March Never Ended. These Stats Prove It. 
Mother Jones, January 19, 2018 

In Charlotte, thousands of women marched. That was only the beginning.
The Charlotte Observer, January 19, 2018 

As Women's March anniversary approaches, divisions in movement strategy emerge 
CNN, January 19, 2018 

How Has Donald Trump's First Year in Office Affected Women? 
The Guardian, January 18, 2018 

Bannon Backtracks as White House Presses Counterattack  
The Globe and Mail, January 7, 2018


Gillibrand Enhances Her National Profile While Some Democrats Push Back
The Buffalo News, December 31, 2017

The Year of the Women in Policy and Politics
The Washington Post, December 29, 2017

The Politics of #HimToo
New York Times, December 14, 2017

Democratic calls for Franken to resign signal new political accountability
SFGate, December 7, 2017

Did sex harassing-reporters cause Clinton to lose the election? Poynter, December 4, 2017

El caso Lewinsky: cómo entender hoy ese escándalo sexual que aún persigue a los Clinton y a los demócratas
Univision, December 3, 2017

Don't Stop the Presses! When Local News Struggles, Democracy Withers
Wired, November 30, 2017

Alabama lawmakers push for laws to open hidden sexual harrassment settlements on Capitol Hill
AL.com, November 29, 2017

In statehouses, women strategize about next steps for addressing sexual misconduct
Christian Science Monitor, November 28, 2017

In 2017, transgender community sees record political gains - and violent hostility
Christian Science Monitor, November 16, 2017

If elected, Roy Moore will probably take his seat in the Senate
The News Tribune, November 14, 2017

The Internet isn't saving local news. Here's how that's hurting democracy.
The Washington Post, November 13, 2017

Democratic women won big on election night
CNN, November 11, 2017

Victims Of Sexual Harassment Speak Up, But Legal Fears Can Inhibit Them
NPR, November 9, 2017

Women racked up victories across the country Tuesday. It may be only the beginning.
The Washington Post, November 8, 2017

In Tuesday's elections, women won big. Here are three things we learned about women and politics.
The Washington Post, November 9, 2017

Women on the Rise
The Register Guard, November 6, 2017

The 2020 Glossy Primary Is Underway
National Journal, November 7. 2017

What Actually Happens When Women Run & Win Elections
Bustle, November 7, 2017

"We've Never Seen Anything Like This": How Trump Inspired Women to Run For Office
Vox, November 8, 2017

Surge of Women Run for Office in First Major Races Since Trump's Win Salon, November 6, 2017

Women - and the Power of the Purse - Will Be Key in 2018
Roll Call, October 27, 2017

Why Harvey Weinstein is disgraced but Donald Trump is president
Vox, October 26, 2017

Power of the Purse: Women Are Reshaping the Political Landscape
CQ Magazine, October 23, 2017

The Women's March Invited Bernie Sanders. Then the Trouble Started
Time, October 13, 2017

For GOP women in politics, a needle that's not moving
ABC News, September 30, 2017

Op-ed: Millennials can change 'politics as usual' into 'politics that is useful'
Deseret News, September 26, 2017

Women's Voice Remains Faint in Politics
New York Times, September 13, 2017

Sarah Huckabee Sanders says Americans should be frustrated
Northwest Arkansas Democrat Gazzette, September 10, 2017

Year of the Woman: The Democrats Inspired by Trump to Run for Office
The Guardian, September 4, 2017

Study Finds women See Female Lawmakers As More Competent, Having More Integrity
NPR, September 3, 2017

TGOP Voters Don't Want Shutdown - Unless It Funds Border Wall
Morning Consult, August 30, 2017

Top Advisers in More Displays of Disagreement with Trump
U.S. News, August 30, 2017

Why Our Student Council Presidents Are Women, But Our Politicians Are Not
Refinery 29, August 24, 2017

Almost all Democratic women think Trump should be impeached - and it reveals a dramatic difference in how men and women view Trump
Business Insider, August 22, 2017

Will 2018 be the next 'Year of the Woman?'
PBS Newshour, August 11, 2017

Women in Politics: Jennifer L. Lawless
New America, August 2, 2017

Many Republicans Doubt Clinton Won Popular Vote
Morning Consult, July 26, 2017

'It's grilling time': Five women line up to challenge Rep. Brat
Morning Consult, July 24, 2017

Talking Politics With an Expert on Women in Politics
Governing Magazine, July 24, 2017

Poll: Voters Cool on Trump-Russia Meeting, but Resist Impeachment Calls
Morning Consult, July 19, 2017

Female Candidates "Emerge"
New Haven Independent, July 14, 2017

The Trump Effect: Women Aren't Just Marching, They're Running
San Francisco Chronicle, July 8, 2017

Sleeveless Dresses Spark Flap Over What's Suitable Attire in the Capitol
NBC Chicago, July 7, 2017

More Women Are Politically Active, But Less Women Are Running For Office
WPR, June 23, 2017

How to Close the Gender Gap in Political Ambition
PKCC, June 20, 2017

What it Will Take for Women to Win
Politico Podcast, June 16, 2017

Why few mayors are women; how New Orleans, like Baton Rouge, might buck that trend
The Advocate, June 13, 2017

What it Will Take for Women to Win
Politico, June 12, 2017

Episode 3
She Should Run Podcast, May 22, 2017

'If you're not at the table, you're on the menu': in the Trump age, women emerge determined to run for office
Sydney Morning Herald, May 20, 2017

All Male GOP Senate Group is Crafting New Bill
HLN, May 8, 2017

Van Noy: Elect Women
Roanoke Times, May 7, 2017

Trump Lashes Out at Democrats, Congressional Rules as Health Care Fight Continues
WJLA, May 2, 2017

Broad City: When Ordinary Citizens Run Against Powerful Incumbents
GQ, April 18, 2017

Why Experts Say Democrats are Still Screwed
Vanity Fair, April 10, 2017

Congress 100 Years Later: What Would Jeanette Rankin Think?
Vox, April 7, 2017

'Nuclear option' Could Blow up Senate Far Beyond the Gorsuch Vote
USA Today, April 5, 2017

This Rocket Scientist is Running for Congress
Christian Science Monitor, April 4, 2017

Ivanka Trump's Role as Adviser Viewed with Scorn, Derision by Left
Washington Times, March 30, 2017

The Women Trolling the GOP with Bills that Restrict Viagra Use and Ejaculation
Broadly, March 28, 2017

Half of the Population, but Only a Fraction of the Power
Lancaster Online, March 18, 2017

News Media's Watchdog Role More Important Than Ever
Greenfield Reporter, March 13, 2017

The US is Ranked 104th in Women's Representation in Government
Vox, March 8, 2017

What do Men Get that Women Don't? Here Are a Few Things
USA Today, March 1, 2017

Why So Few Women in State Politics?
The New York Times, February 26, 2017

Measuring the Power of Southern California Politicians - with Trading Cards
The Orange County Register, February 19, 2017

How to Raise a Daughter in the Trump Era
Time, February 15, 2017

Girl Power: Why Politics Needs More Female Talent
The Economist, February 15, 2017

Women Reach New Heights in State Legislatures
The Hill, February 11, 2017

Don't Like What a Woman is Saying? Call Her Ugly.
The Washington Post, January 26, 2017

She wanted to make a difference. Now this millennial is the mayor of her new town.
The Washington Post, January 24, 2017

Who's Minding the East Wing? So far No One Knows.
The Washington Post, January 17, 2017

Michelle Obama: Uber-Mom, Style Icon, Political Force
Yahoo News, January 17, 2017

Obama Wants YOU to Run for Office
Salon, January 12, 2017

Heranca de Obama em Aberto
O Globo, January 8, 2016

Number of Women in California Legislature Dips to Nearly 20 Year Low. Now What?
KQED News, January 3, 2017


For Women in Politics, the Glass Ceiling Is Now Higher Than Ever
New Republic, December 15, 2016

Where Does Warren Stand? Liberal Icon Tangling with Dems, Base
Fox News, December 14, 2016

5 Moms in High-Level White House Positions Proving Kellyanne Conway Wrong
Good, December 8, 2016

Why Hillary Clinton Lost the White Women's Vote
Christian Science Monitor, November 22, 2016

Will Women Still Want to Run?
New York Times, November 19, 2016

Did the Obama Backlash Give Us Donald Trump?
Ozy, November 17, 2016

Female State Legislators Miss Out on Record Number of Seats After Clinton Defeat
Bloomberg, November 17, 2016

Le Defaite de Clinton Laisse de Nombreuses Femmes Desemparees
La Croix, November 15, 2016

What Hillary Clinton's Loss Means for the Future of Women in Politics
Broadly, November 14, 2016

'Girls Can Be Anything, Just Not President'
Indian Express, November 13,2016

The Myth of Female Solidarity
The New York Times, November 12, 2016

Historical Election & the Women's Vote
PBS's "To the Contrary," November 11, 2016

What Women Who Condemned Trump's Sexism Do Now
Buzzfeed, November 11, 2016

Female Clinton Supporters Are Left Feeling Gutted
The New York Times, November 10, 2016

Bringing More Color and Less Testosterone to the Senate
Roll Call, November 10, 2016

Analysis: Trump's Uncertain Road to 1st 100 Days
Associated Press, November 9, 2016

Donald Trump and the Republican Women Who Repudiated Him Face Challenges
USA Today, November 9, 2016

What Clinton's Loss Says About Women in Politics
CNN, November 9, 2016

Trump's Victory Sends a Disturbing Message About Sexual Assault
The Atlantic, November 9, 2016

Democrats Van Hollen, Raskin, Delaney, Brown Win in Maryland
The Washington Post, November 8, 2016

Why Isn't Prospect of First Woman President Drawing More Attention?
WHYY, November 7, 2016

EUA Assistem a Guinadas Radicais de Republicanos e Democratas
O Globo, November 6, 2016

Did It Have to Be Hillary Clinton for President? Yes, Here's Why
The Guardian, November 5, 2016

How Donald Trump's Sexist Language Hurts Women
The Atlantic, November 4, 2016

Grupo Que Mais Vota, Mulheres Tem Potencial Para Decidir Disputa Nos EUA
O Globo, November 4, 2016

How Women Could Vote Hillary Clinton Into the White House
The Guardian, November 3, 2016

Gender Gap in 2016 Politics
CNN International, November 2, 2016

Women Hold Key Vote in US Election But Have Little Love for Either Candidate
Euronews, November 1, 2016

Why More Women In Politics Could Finally Bring About Real Change
Redbook, October 25, 2016

Polls Find Clinton Leading Nationally and in Key States
VOA News, October 25, 2016

The Problem for Women Is Not Winning. It's Deciding to Run.
The New York Times, October 25, 2016

Why can't women just be themselves when they run for office?
The Washington Post, October 25, 2016

US election explainer: The FT answers 10 key questions
Financial Times, October 24, 2016

Michelle Obama: strong breath of fresh air for Clinton
Yahoo! News, October 19, 2016

Does it matter what female politicians wear?
euronews., October 19, 2016

Speaking Politics phrase of the week: 'A new generation of leadership'
Christian Science Monitor, October 18, 2016

Why Don't More Women Run for Congress?
Slate, October 14, 2016

Experts predict weeks plummet to election to the White House
O'Globo, October 11, 2016

Trump And The Testosterone Takeover Of 2016
NPR, October 1, 2016

For Trump, same attacks on Clinton infidelities, but US has changed
Christian Science Monitor, October 1, 2016

Women hold key vote in U.S. election but have little love for either candidate
euronews., September 29, 2016

Trump vs. Clinton: RI Experts on Who Won, Who Lost
GoLocalProv, September 27, 2016

Presidential debate 2016: Four ways gender played a role
BBC News, September 27, 2016

Where are the women to succeed Mikulski? A 'leaky pipeline' in Md. politics
The Baltimore Sun, September 26, 2016

Debating while female
Washington Post, September 26, 2016

Why It's So Hard for Men to Debate Women
TIME, September 25, 2016

Can Hillary Clinton Keep You Safe?
The New York Times, September 24, 2016

Most Young People Won't Consider Running for Office
Sanford Policy 360, September 22, 2016

Clash of titans: Clinton, Trump gird for first debate
Yahoo! News, September 22, 2016

'Broad shoulders' and 'a presidential look': The Trump campaign uses gender to try to undercut Clinton's candidacy
Los Angeles Times, September 21, 2016

Obama: "there is a reason why we haven't had a woman president"
Vox, September 18, 2016

What women say about Hillary Clinton and leadership
Christian Science Monitor, September 17, 2016

Clinton health coverage shows gender bias by the press
Poynter., September 16, 2016

Hillary Clinton, Like all Women, Has a Miss America Problem
Yahoo! Sports, September 15, 2016

The coverage of Clinton's health proves we still think women are the weaker sex
ThinkProgress, September 14, 2016

Trump and Clinton pause bitter election campaign to attend memorial ceremony in New York
i24 News, September 11, 2016

Fear of a Female President
The Atlantic, September 8, 2016

Most young people don't vote - and these awkward efforts to woo them aren't helping
The Washington Post, August 30, 2016

Huma Abedin distractions hinder Clinton campaign, provide opening for Trump
Washington Times, August 29, 2016

Women politicians and honesty: why dual standard is disappearing
Christian Science Monitor, August 22, 2016

The Era of 'The Bitch' Is Coming
The Atlantic, August 17, 2016

Why aren't there more women in Congress?
Vox, August 16, 2016

Not With Her, But Not With Him: The Women of the *New* GOP
Elle, August 12, 2016

Think there's a lot of gender bias in U.S. elections? Think again.
FifteenEightyFour, August 11, 2016

Ethicists: Clinton team violated 'spirit' of pledge
Politico, August 11, 2016

Hillary Clinton and the Evolution of American Politics
The New York Times, August 11, 2016

Experts Agree: The Electoral Map Is Miserable For Donald Trump Right Now
Talking Points Memo, August 10, 2016

Republicans argue intervention Trump campaign
O Globo, August 4, 2016

Donald Trump, a fallen soldier, and the myth of game-changing moments
Christian Science Monitor, August 1, 2016

Vox, July 27, 2016

Can Hillary beat the rap with a good week in Philly?
KVII: Amarillo News, July 27, 2016

Bill Clinton Counters The Greatest Criticisms Of His Wife In DNC Speech
NPR, July 27, 2016

You don't have to be with Hillary Clinton to appreciate this moment
The Boston Globe, July 27, 2016

The barriers that broke Hillary Clinton to be the first woman at the gates of the US presidency
BBC News, July 27, 2016

Can Green Party's Jill Stein win over Sanders supporters?
Christian Science Monitor, July 26, 2016

No Man In U.S. History Has Ever Done What Bill Clinton Is About To Do
Huffington Post, July 26, 2016

Girls run the world? Numbers still lag for those with political dreams
Represent Women, July 26, 2016

GOP Can't Shake Opposition Party Image, Democrats Promise Better
Roll Call, July 25, 2016

Wisconsin Democrats say their convention will show unity, contrast with Republicans
Wisconsin State Journal, July 24, 2016

Clinton vs. Sanders: Leaked emails raise questions about DNC's impartiality
Christian Science Monitor, July 23, 2016

The Trump Risk
ISTOÉ, July 22, 2016

Melania Trump Wouldn't Redefine the Role of First Lady - She'd Be a Throwback
.Mic, July 22, 2016

'We're not electing a husband:' Tough-talking Trump wins over some skeptical women
Reuters, July 19, 2016

Unpredictability could help Trump make conventions great again
USA Today, July 18, 2016

Covering the Election? Two Words You Need to Know: Electoral College
Foreign Press Center, July 14, 2016

Women Rule the World. Don't Celebrate Yet, Feminists.
New Republic, July 14, 2016

What women voters want
WJLA, July 6, 2016

Your Political Party May Finally Be Far More Important to Voters Than Your Gender
Pacific Standard, July 6, 2016

Speaking Politics word of the week: Codel
Christian Science Monitor, July 5, 2016

Clinton-Warren: Is the US ready for a presidential formula 100% female?
Univision, July 3, 2016

Maximum power: women go the reins of the great powers
La Nacion, July 2, 2016

New book claims there's no such thing as gender bias in US politics
The Telegraph, June 29, 2016

A new political science book makes a provocative argument: women in politics don't face gender bias
Vox, June 28, 2016

Will Trump's Misogyny Deter Women From Entering Politics?
Fast Company, June 22, 2016

How Hillary Clinton's 'Smart Power' Feminism Informs Her Foreign Policy
Government Executive, June 18, 2016

Town Hall: The Woman Card
WJLA, June 16, 2016

Off the softball field, Congresswomen are plenty partisan
Brookings Institution, June 15, 2016

Women on the Run
BBC Radio, June 14, 2016

Is Voting for Women a Novelty?
America's Democrats, June 12, 2016

Elizabeth Warren As Hillary Clinton's VP? Sexism Makes Two-Woman Ticket A Risk
International Business Times, June 11, 2016

Almost 1 in 5 Congress Members Are Women. Here's How Other Jobs Compare
NPR, June 11, 2016

Jennifer Lawless on Hillary Clinton and more
WPRO News, June 11, 2016

Why Americans collectively shrugged when Hillary Clinton made history this week
National Post, June 10, 2016

A Confederacy of Whiners
U.S. News, June 10, 2016

Hillary Clinton and the woman card
Le Huffington Post Québec, June 8, 2016

Is The Primary Process Really Rigged?
WNYC, June 8, 2016

Hillary says victory is female achievement
Estadão, June 8, 2016

Clinton and Trump -- their strengths and weaknesses
DailyMail.com, June 8, 2016

Hillary Clinton breaks the "glass ceiling" US policy
Univision News, June 7, 2016

Clinton Continues Nomination March
U.S. News, June 7, 2016

Clinton, finally breaking the glass ceiling, ready for a gender battle with Trump
Los Angeles Times, June 7, 2016

Hillary Clinton Just Achieved 'What No Female Candidate Has Ever Achieved'
ThinkProgress, June 6, 2016

Hillary Clinton's historic moment
CNN, June 6, 2016

A Hillary Clinton presidency will greatly boost women's representation in politics, with big policy consequences
Vox, June 6, 2016

Madam president? Ellen Johnson Sirleaf knows the job. Now she'd like some company.
Washington Post, June 1, 2016

Hillary supporters: We're excited, too, but also practical
Christian Science Monitor, May 26, 2016

Trump has almost secured the nomination
Diario La Estrella, May 25, 2016

Is Hillary Clinton 'Likable Enough'?
Time, May 25, 2016

There's much less gender bias in politics than you think. Here's why.
Washington Post, May 24, 2016

Making the Case Against Donald Trump
Atlantic, May 19, 2016

Why Donald Trump Is Targeting 'Security Moms'
Time, May 17, 2016

The (Not So Secret) History Of Sexist Political Campaign Buttons
Fast Company, May 16, 2016

Women Look To Make History In 2016 Senate Races
NPR, May 16, 2016

Expanding the Political Pipeline for Women Candidates
Voice of America, May 14, 2016

Hillary Clinton, no fan of 'Bernie Bros,' could use their energy vs. Trump
USA Today, May 12, 2016

Could Gender Be The Decisive Factor In A Trump-Clinton Matchup?
NPR, May 9, 2016

Women in Politics
C-SPAN Washington Journal, May 8, 2016

We Ain't Seen Nothin' Yet
U.S. News, May 4, 2016

Sanders scales back White House campaign as Clinton cruises
Kempton Express, April 28, 2016

Ted Cruz makes early vice presidential pick
San-Antonio Express-News, April 27, 2016

Fiorina just a pawn in cynical game Cruz won't win
CNN, April 27, 2016

3 Things To Know About The 'Woman Card' In The 2016 Election
NPR, April 27, 2016

What do voters want? Maryland race pits job experience vs. life experience
Christian Science Monitor, April 25, 2016

Want more women to run for president? You have to ask first.
Fusion, April 22, 2016

After the Election: Will the Next President Be Able to Get Anything Done?
Pacific Standard, April 18, 2016

Why Bernie Sanders Faces a Trap at the Democratic Debate
Time, April 13, 2016

Thinking They're 'Unqualified' Is A Big Reason More Women Don't Run For Office
FiveThirtyEight, April 8, 2016

Sanders and Cruz Win Wisconsin, Extending Their Campaigns
The New American, April 6, 2016

Donald Trump doomed against Hillary Clinton as gender gap becomes abyss, polls show
Washington Times, April 5, 2016

An Office of Her Own: Female Lawmakers Defy Hurdles in Quest to Govern
NBC News, April 2, 2016

Donald Trump's most recent attacks on women point to a history of misogyny
The Guardian, March 31, 2016

2016 Won't Beat Many Records for Women in the Senate
Roll Call, March 31, 2016

The Ladies and the Trump
Time, March 31, 2016

What some men have against Hillary Clinton
Washington Post, March 30, 2016

Does Hillary Clinton's gender hurt her among male voters? Political scientists weigh in.
Vox, March 29, 2016

The League of Men Voters
The New York Times, March 29, 2016

Donald Trump's gender gap no worse than Ted Cruz's: Expert
The Washington Times, March 28, 2016

Baby Boomers Are Finding a Second Career in Politics
The New York Times, March 25, 2016

Does Donald Trump have a problem with women?
The Kansas City Star, March 20, 2016

Sharp exchanges between Bernie and Hillary spark gender politics controversy
Southern California Public Radio, March 8, 2016

Hillary Clinton needs the same coalition that propelled Obama to victory in 2008 and 2012
RFI Romania, March 4, 2016

After a Likely Not-So-Super Tuesday, Rubio's Future May Rest on Florida
WJLA, March 1, 2016

Frustrated Female Senators Say Clinton Is Victim of Sexism
The Hill, February 15, 2016

Women and Politics in the U.S.
Al Jazeera America, February 9, 2016

As Millennials Come Of Political Age, Few Decide To Run For Office
New England Public Radio, February 8, 2016

How Hillary Clinton Is Trying to Avoid Being 'Shrill'
Time, February 3, 2016

The Bros Who Love Bernie Sanders Have Become a Sexist Mob
Mashable, January 29, 2016

Trump Vs. Megyn Kelly: Does the Donald Have a 'Woman Problem?'
Christian Science Monitor, January 28, 2016

'We Love You!' Conservative Women Turn Blind Eye to Donald Trump's Slurs
The Guardian, January 22, 2016

List: 5 Obstacles that Could Stop a Clinton Nomination; Emails, Benghazi, and Biden
News Channel 9, ABC (Sinclair Broadcast Group), January 20, 2016

Spring City, School Board Elections
Moody County Enterprise, January 19, 2016

How Chelsea Clinton and Ivanka Trump's Pregnancies Play Into Their Parents' Presidential Campaigns
E!, January 19, 2016

For Nikki Haley and Other Politicians, Immigrant Ties Are a Dual-Edged Sword
Washington Post, January 17, 2016

Hillary Clinton Says Women Leaders Are Better Listeners. Research Backs Her Up
Vox, January 13, 2016

Mark Bennett: In Era of Uncontested Races, Potential Candidates Have Much to Consider Before Seeking Office
Tribune Star, January 10, 2016

Government 101: Courageous Leaders Needed
Covington News, January 3, 2016

Behind Trump's Strong New Push to Attack Clinton as 'Weak'
Washington Post, January 1, 2016

Is Hillary Clinton "likable enough"? Science Has an Answer.
Vox, January 1, 2016


Divided It Stands: The Year Ahead in American Politics
MacLean's, December 31, 2015

Can Al Franken's Secret Santa Exchange Cure the Senate?
CNN, December 16, 2015

Provocation, Vitriol are Trump Strategies, Analysts Say
Daily Mail, December 8, 2015

Stalled Progress for Women in State Legislatures
Wisconsin Gazette, December 8, 2015

Could Donald Trump Win the GOP Nomination?
CNN, December 1, 2015

Does Hillary Clinton Have the Women's Vote Locked Up?
Fox Business, November 30, 2015

Elect Her Aims to Get Women Voted Into Student Governments
USA Today, November 23, 2015

Why Young People Don't Enter Politics
Wisconsin Public Radio, November 18, 2015

Could National Security Make 2016 Tougher for Women Candidates?
Roll Call, November 18, 2015

Media's War on Women in Politics? How New Research is Challenging Traditional Beliefs
Georgetown Public Policy Review, November 13, 2015

The Women's Equality Party Will Struggle to Win Seats, but It Can Push Women's Issues up the Political Agenda
Democratic Audit UK, November 11, 2015

Ted Cruz's Biggest Political Asset This Campaign Season Could Be His Wife
Fox News Latino, November 5, 2015

How To Get Young People to Run for Political Office
PennLive.com, November 4, 2015

America's Political Reality and Young People
Examiner.com, October 30, 2015

Westminster Forum: Jennifer Lawless on Young People and Politics
MPRNews, October 29, 2015

Bernie Sanders Lightens Up
The Des Moines Register, October 23, 2015

Why Young People Aren't Interested in Public Service
USNews, October 16, 2015

Clinton Puts Gender Front and Center
The Hill, October 14, 2015

Why Biden is Smart to Sit Out First Democratic Debate
Christian Science Monitor, October 13, 2015

Resurgent Clinton Looks to Quell Doubts in Prime-Time Debate
The Hill, October 11, 2015

Why I Ran for Office, and Why Young Americans Run From It
Generation Citizen, October 8, 2015

Hillary Clinton's Challenge: Sexism or 'Clinton-ism'?
The Hill, September 30, 2015

Emails to Hound Clinton for Months
The Hill, September 24, 2015

Why Young People Aren't Interested in Running for Office
Free Thoughts Podcast, September 18, 2015

The Republican Presidential Field's Tricky Carly Fiorina Problem
Mashable, September 17, 2015

How Anxiety About Terrorism Impacts Female Candidates in Elections
Quartz, September 17, 2015

Hillary Clinton's Woman Problem, Explained
Washington Post, September 16, 2015

To Win With Women, How Can the GOP Ramp Up Its Appeal?
PBS NewsHour, September 15, 2015

Clinton and Bush Turn to TV to Show Softer Sides
The Irish Times, September 12, 2015

Is Insulting Women's Looks the Same as Mocking Trump's Hair?
BBC News Magazine, September 11, 2015

The 'Vagina Vote' and Hillary Clinton
Civil Beat, August 25, 2015

Why Aren't GOP Women Turning Their Backs on Donald Trump?
MSNBC, August 21, 2015

Do Members of Congress Take Vacation Time to Campaign?
KBIA, August 17, 2015

Donald Trump and the Female Vote
KUTV, August 11, 2015

Why Women Should Thank Trump
Time, August 10, 2015

Donald Trump Comments On Women, Mexicans Jeopardizes Republican Party's Chances In 2016 Presidential Race
International Business Times, August 7, 2015

Katie McGinty's U.S. Senate Bid has Historic Potential
The Morning Call, August 4, 2015

Edward Fitzpatrick: For Generation Citizen, Action is Education
Providence Journal, July, 27, 2015

Hillary Clinton, Republicans Play Different 2016 Gender Cards
Time, July 23, 2015

Hilary Clinton the Frontrunner for Democratic Nomination
ABC Lateline, July 21, 2015

Just Say Run: How to Overcome Cynicism and Inspire Young People to Run for Office
Brookings Institution, July 7, 2015

GOP Women's Recruitment Effort Adapts for 2016
Roll Call, July 6, 2015

Running from Office: Why Young Americans Are Turned off to Politics (Podcast)
The New Books Network, June 28, 2015

This Man Wants to Be America's First Millennial Senator
The American Prospect, June 19, 2015

Republican 2016 Hopefuls Seek 20-Week Abortion Ban But Rebound May Be Costly
The Guardian, June 15, 2015

Sisterhood Is Sour: How Republican Women Are Going After Hillary Clinton
Bloomberg, June 12, 2015

Hilary Clinton Alone at Top Even as Democrats Re-examine Their 2016 Options
The Washington Times, June 7, 2015

Edward Fitzpatrick: Amid Gridlock and Corruption, the Young Run from Politics
Providence Journal, June 3, 2015

What Do Young Americans Think About Politics? LOL, Not Much
The Hill, May 29, 2015

For Hillary Clinton, Having Beyoncé's Support Doesn't Hurt. But Does it Help?
Washington Post, May 23, 2015

Gender Gap in Politics is No Laughing Matter
The Buffalo News, May 20, 2015

Why We May Never Have a Millennial President
Washington Post, May 20, 2015

Why Young People Don't Want to Run For Office
Time, May 19, 2015

Not Running, But Fleeing
The Economist, May 16, 2015

From Rand Flip-Flops to Hillary Bumper Stickers, Campaign Swag Piles Up
LA Times, May 14, 2015

New Study: 89% of Youth Don't Want to Run for Office
MSNBC, May 13, 2015

Nobody Wants to Be a Politician Now
Bloomberg, May 11, 2015

Election 2016: What Do Hillary Clinton, Carly Fiorina Mean For Equal Pay For Women, Maternity Leave?
International Business Times, May 7, 2015

Why Don't More Women Run for Office?
LA Times, May 3, 2015

Carly Fiorina Targets Clinton, Gender in Early Campaign Push
Newsmax, April 23, 2015

The GOP Antidote to Clinton?
The Hill, April 23, 2015

Running From Office
C-SPAN, April 21, 2015

One Big Thing to Remember About Candidate Hilary
Womens E-News, April 17, 2015

Hillary Clinton Can't Afford to be Thin-Skinned on Sexism
Newsday, April 14, 2015

Hilary Clinton's Gender Tightrope
CNN, April 13, 2015

Is Hilary 2016 All About Electing a Woman?
CNN, April 12, 2015

What to Look for in Media Coverage of Hilary Clinton
ThinkProgress, April 10, 2015

Savannah Guthrie Fights Casts Shadows on Rand Paul's Debut
The Hill, April 8, 2015

Just How Big is Government, Anyway? Really, Really, Really Big.
Washington Post, March 30, 2015

Just How Many Elected Officials are there in the United States? The Answer is Mind-Blowing
Daily Kos, March 29, 2015

Abortion Debate Stalls 2 Popular Bipartisan Bills Before Congress
The Boston Globe, March 28, 2015

Abortion Politics Threaten Bipartisan Bills in Congress
USA Today, March 25, 2015

Clinton Already Sketching 'First Woman' Themes
USA Today, March 19, 2015

Will Clinton's Experience Be a Liability?
Washington Post, March 8, 2015

Mikulski Leaves the Senate a Changed Place for Women
Baltimore Sun, March 7, 2015

Local News and Citizen Engagement in the Internet Age: Pew Research Center Report 2015
Journalists Resource, March 5, 2015

'The Dean of Senate Women' Is Leaving Washington
The Atlantic, March 2, 2015

Why Does West Virginia Have so Few Women in Elected Office?
WV Gazette, March 1, 2015

Hilary Clinton's Grandmother Gambit
BBC News, February 19, 2015

Grandmothers Know Best
Olean Times Herald, February 12, 2015

Political Shoo-ins are Bad for Journalism as Well as Democracy
Newsweek, February 12, 2015

Makeup of Omaha-Area Councils, Boards Reflects Politics' Lost Appeal for Youths
Omaha World-Herald, February 9, 2015

News Coverage Can Drive Up Turnout
The Sacramento Bee, February 7, 2015

The Troubling Causes and Consequences of Diminished Local News
Brookings Institution, February 3, 2015

Pravda on the Plains: Indiana's New Propaganda Machine
The Atlantic, January 27, 2015

GOP Women Face High Hurdles to Office
Politico, January 21, 2015

The Gender Gap in Political Ambition Starts at an Amazingly Young Age
Washington Post, January 19, 2015

Gender Equality Elusive in Congress as Fewer Women Run for Office
Pittsburgh Tribune Review, January 18, 2015

Men Rule Republican-Led House, Where Lone Woman gets Committee Gavel
Bloomberg, January 12, 2015

Why are There so Few Women on the Sunday Morning Talk Shows
Washington Post, January 8, 2015

Hilary Clinton's Gender Politics
CNN, January 5, 2015

104 Women in Congress. Does it Matter?
Politico Magazine, January 1, 2015



After 95 Years of Men, Harahan Prepares for First Elected Woman Mayor
The Times-Picayune, December 31, 2014

Are Women More Honest than Men in Elections?
MSNBC, December 10, 2014

Female Senators Join GOP Circle, but Not the Inner One
Real Clear Politics, November 14, 2014

Women in Politics
C-SPAN, November 12, 2014

One Hundred Women in Congress Isn't Much to Brag About
23 ABC News, November 11, 2014

Not a 'Year of the Woman'...and 2036 Doesn't Look So Good Either
November 10, 2014

Raimondo Breaks Through, But Few Gains for Women Nationally
Providence Journal, November 10, 2014

100 Women in Congress? So What
Politico, November 6, 2014

Another Year of the Woman? Not Exactly
Time, November 5, 2014

Decision 2014
NBC4, November 5, 2014

A Republican-Controlled Senate Would Mean Fewer Female Committee Chairs
Washington Post, November 4, 2014

Obama Relegated to Fundraiser in Chief in 2014
The Washington Examiner, November 4, 2014

Getting Women to Run
Inside Higher Ed, November 4, 2014

5 Women of Color are Poised to Make Congress a Little More Diverse on Tuesday
Huffington Post, November 3, 2014

In Fight for US Senate, Women's Rights become a Key Battleground
The Irish Times, November 1, 2014

Why Women are such a Minority in Elected Office
Pacific Standard, October 28, 2014

'First Woman' Status will have Little Impact
Boston Herald, October 28, 2014

How the 'War on Women' is Changing
CNN, October 27, 2014

Profs Bumble into Big Legal Trouble After Election Experiment Goes Way Wrong
Talking Points Memo, October 27, 2014

The Surprising Struggles of Mark Udall to Win Colorado Women
Time, October 27, 2014

In Search of Female Voters
U.S. News, October 20, 2014

Reproductive Rights Take Center Stage for Democrats Defending Senate Majority
U.S. News, October 3, 2014

Geena Davis Says Hollywood Can Help Women Run for Office. It's a Little More Complex Than That
Washington Post, September 30, 2014

The Pros and Cons of 'President Grandma'
Time, September 29, 2014

Keeping Up Appearances
Politico, September 20, 2014

Women in Politics: College Edition-University of Iowa
MSNBC, September 18, 2014

The Year of the Woman?
The Daily Iowan, September 17, 2014

Michelle Obama and the Top Women Smashing Fundraising Records
The Daily Beast, September 16, 2014

VoteRunLead to Recruit, Train Women to Run for Local Office
MSNBC, September 16, 2014

How the Tea Party is Causing Big Business to Back Democrats
Mother Jones, September 15, 2014

No, Clinton's Frontrunner Status Has to Do with Her Gender
Talking Points Memo, September 9, 2014

Looking for John McCain? Try a Sunday Morning Show
The New York Times, September 5, 2014

Martha Coakley Has Much to Showcase and Something to Surmount
Boston Globe, September 4, 2014

Deliberating Bodies: Sexism and Congress
The New Yorker, August 29, 2014

Don't Tell Hillary! Women Lack Ambition, Confidence to Succeed in Politics: Study
The Washington Times, August 25, 2014

Everything You Think You Know About Women and Politics is Wrong
Washington Post, August 21, 2014

Women in Politics: The Facts and Figures
Latin Post, August 16, 2014

Study: Family Not Major Influence on Women Seeking Office
Newsmax, August 13, 2014

Why All of the U.S. Treasurers Since 1949 Have Been Women
The Atlantic, August 13, 2014

Does the Prospect of Running for Office Discourage Women?
The New York Times, August 12, 2014

How the 'Princess Effect' Hurts Female Politicians
MPR News, July 28, 2014

Uncovering the Origins of the Gender Gap in Political Ambition
Journalist's Resource, July 23, 2014

Women Are Underrepresented In Politics, But It's Not For The Reason You Think
The Huffington Post, July 22, 2014

Hillary Clinton Book Tour could Serve as Dry Run for a Campaign
Los Angeles Times, June 9, 2014

Hillary Clinton Embarks on Book Tour -- or is it Campaign Trail?
South China Morning Post, June 8, 2014

Hilary's Secret Weapons? Praise from Republican Lawmakers
The Hill, May 27, 2014

Oregon Race is a Fight for the Soul of the Senate
Time, May 21, 2014

Is This the Democrats' War on Women
The Daily Beast, May 19, 2014

Election of Republican Women May Tip Power in D.C., Alter Party Perception
Pittsburgh Tribune-Review, May 18, 2014

Prettier Women Get Elected, Ugly Study Finds
Time, May 15, 2014

The Political Ambition Gap
Forbes, May 15, 2014

No Laughing Matter: Hilary to be Haunted in 2014 by Benghazi, Failed Russia Reset
The Washington Times, May 14, 2014

Congressional Sisterhood a Powerful Voice for the Voiceless
CNN, May 13, 2014

We're No. 1! No, U.S. 31st in Women's, Children's Report
Detroit Free Press, May 11, 2014

Quiero ser Presidenta
La Opinión, May 1, 2014

Women are Prepping to Run, Win and Take Office
Womens eNews, April 23, 2014

The Other Kentucky Women Posing a Threat to Republicans
MSNBC, April 21, 2014

What Will a Grandchild Mean for Hilary Clinton
The Washington Times, April 20, 2014

Why Hilary Clinton's Grandchild Shouldn't Matter
USA Today, April 18, 2014

The Political Gap: Campaigning and Serving as a Woman
Iowa Public Radio, April 15, 2014

At Highest-Paid Levels, Female White House Staffers Outearn Men
Washington Examiner, April 10, 2014

White House Working on Tending its Own House on Pay Disparity
CNN, April 8, 2014

For Women, Being a Jock May Also Signal Political Ambition
NPR, March 29, 2014

Condi Rice Wades into GOP Politics
USA Today, March 27, 2014

Republicans Gain Little Ground Among Women
The Boston Globe, March 26, 2014

All Together Now-Why Women Don't Run for Office
Progressive Radio Network, March 20, 2014

Wild for American: Palin's New TV Series is Her Next Step Into Limelight
The Washington Times, March 18, 2014

Despite Leaps, Women Lag in Politics
The New York Times, March 16, 201

Geraldine Ferraro's Loss Was Women's Gain
Bloomberg, March 16, 2014

A Rift Among Senate Women: It's About Time
Washington Post, March 10, 2014

The Path to a Female President
The New Yorker, March 10, 2014

Fewer Women Seek City Office in Sioux Falls
Argus Leader, March 9, 2014

Female Special Previews Democrats' 2014 Play for Women
Time, March 4, 2014

Edward Fitzpatrick: Raimondo Adds Half Cup of Sugar to Campaign Recipe
Providence Journal, February 27, 2014

Republicans Struggle to GROW Women in Recruitment Drive
Time, February 27, 2014

The State of Women in Media is Not Great
National Journal, February 19, 2014

Generation "No Politics": Shortage of Best and Brightest
KBAK-TV, February 12, 2014

Why So Few Women in Politics? Ask Sandra Fluke
Politico, February 5, 2014

Democrats Bet 2014 on 'War on Women' Encore
U.S. News & World Report, January 29, 2014

What Janet Yellen Will Do With The Nation's Purse
The Christian Science Monitor, January 19, 2014

Visibility of Women in Politics Gains Local Boost Tuesday Night
Saratoga Wire, January 7, 2014

Impact of Women in Politics
C-SPAN, January 4, 2014


Why Aren't More Young Women Thinking About Political Office?
USA Today, December 29, 2013

Why the Next Generation Shuns Public Office
The Epoch Times, December 13, 2013

Un problème d'offre aux Etats-Unis
Libération, December 13, 2013

More Tutoring May Be Required
MSNBC, December 10, 2013

Marc Jacobs, Iowa GOP Senate Candidate: The Way to Talk to Women is on an 'Emotional Level'
The Huffington Post, December 9, 2013

Fewer Women Still Serve in Public Office
The Cary News, December 8, 2013

Turning Off the Next Generation of Politicians
Washington Post, November 22, 2013

Leaning Out: How Michelle Obama Became a Feminist Nightmare
Politico, November 21, 2013

GOP Savior? Not So Fast on Chris Christie, Say Dems
U.S. News, November 6, 2013

Terry McAuliffe's Focus on Women Sealed a Close Victory
U.S News, November 6, 2013

Las Mujeres que Salvaron a EE.UU. Del Default
Terra, October 17, 2013

Women Still Struggling to Win Big-City Mayoral Jobs
USA Today, September 19, 2013

Christine Quinn Didn't Lose Because of Sexism
The Atlantic Wire, September 12, 2013

As Christine Quinn Fades, Why Aren't More Women Winning?
The Daily Beast, September 8, 2013

Republicans Looking for More Female Candidates
YNN, August 14, 2013

GOP Turns "War on Women" Back on Democrats
U.S News, August 2, 2013

A Few Good Women: Michigan has Fewest Female Lawmakers in 20 Years, But Recruiting Efforts Afoot.
M Live, July 28, 2013

Women Vote, But Few Run for Office
Newsmax, July 18, 2013

Female Image in Politics: How Much Does it Really Matter?
NPR Chicago, July 16, 2013

Spitzer and Weiner Lead the Polls. Would a Woman Be Able to Make a Similar Comeback?
Slate, July 16, 2013

Tim Steller: Can Kwasman Avoid the Glassman Model?
Arizona Daily Star, July 10, 2013

No, It's Not Sexist to Describe Women Politicians' Clothes
The Atlantic, July 2, 2013

Poll: Sexes Fare Equally on Looks, Electability
Politico, June 28, 2013

Louisiana's Woman Problem: State Ranks Dead Last in Female Representation
The Huffington Post, June 27, 2013

Female Politicians' Clothing: Does it Affect What Voters Really Think?
The Huffington Post, June 25, 2013

Voters Don't Care How Women in Politics Look
Washington Post, June 23, 2013

Virginia Ballot Includes No Women
Washington Post, June 14, 2013

Calling Ms. Candidate
Wisconsin Gazette, June 4, 2013

Waiting For Madam President
The New York Times, May 28, 2013

Institute Graduates Latest Class of 34 Women Leaders
GazetteNet, May 23, 2013

Is Marissa Mayer Overscrutinized?
The Daily Beast, May 20, 2013

Why are Pennsylvania Women Hard to Find in Politics?
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, May 12, 2013

Por qué un presidente de EE.UU. no puede ser obeso
BBC News, May 10, 2013

Women Less Likely to Get Involved in Politics, Seek Office
The Washington Times, May 6, 2013

Women Replace Men as Leaders of Progressive Think Tanks
The Huffington Post, May 3, 2013

Why Both the Dems and the GOP Now Think Voters Prefer Female Candidates
The Atlantic, April 24, 2013

Margaret Thatcher Wanted to be Known for Politics, Not Gender
U.S. News, April 8, 2013

We Need More Women in Governorships
The Huffington Post, April 8, 2013

Political Ambition Gap Revealed in "Girls Just Wanna Not Run" Report
The Huffington Post, April 2, 2013

Stephanie Schriock on Women in Politics
C-SPAN, April 2,2013

Study: Young Women Less Likely to Consider Political Office
American University, April 1, 2013

What Michelle Obama Can Teach Us About Modern Womanhood
The Globe and Mail, March 30, 2013

There Aren't Enough Women Even Considering Running for Public Office
The Atlantic, March 29, 2013

Who Runs the World? Not Girls: A Look at Why Women Aren't Running for Office
In The Capital, March 29, 2013

Break on Through
The Providence Phoenix, March 28, 2013

Women Choose Business Over Political Careers
Business News Daily, March 28, 2013

Why are Young Women Running Away from Politics Instead of Running for Office?
Forbes, March 27, 2013

Why Don't Women Run for Political Office? 5 Good Reasons, According to New Study
The Globe and Mail, March 27, 2013

Young Women Do Not Want to Run for Office
Phys.Org, March 26, 2013

Young Women Don't Want to Run for Office
Phys.org, March 26, 2013

Young Women Too Smart to Go into Politics
Science 2.0, March 26, 2013

Women's Fight for the Right to Vote
American University, March 21, 2013

Hakeem Jeffries: Politics Versus Possibilities
The Local, March 11, 2013

Violence Against Women Act Holds High Stakes for House Republicans in 2014
The Hill, February 13, 2013

Domestic Violence Bill Vote Critical Test of More Inclusive GOP
February 12, 2013

Book Discussion on Becoming a Candidate
C-SPAN, February 8, 2013

Changing the Portrayal of Women in the Media
The Huffington Post, February 8, 2013

No Female Mayor in Seattle Since 1926
Kitsap Sun, February 3, 2013

Markey vs. Lynch: Who Will Come Out on Top?
Go Local Worcester, February 1, 2013

Women a Big Factor in New Congress
USA Today, January 24, 2013

Sfidat e mandatit të dytë të presidentit Obama
Voice of America, January 22, 2013

Poll: Youth Attitudes On 40th Anniversary of Roe V. Wade
Science Daily, January 18, 2013

Youths in a post-Columbine World aren't Averse to Owning a Gun, Survey Shows
The Kansas City Star, January 17, 2013

Must-See Political TV
The Hill, January 16, 2013

Surprising Number of Young Adults Want Guns
Yahoo! News, January 16, 2013

Women and the Political Process
PurseStrings, January 15, 2013

Obama's Cabinet Shaping Up to be a Boys Club
CNN, January 10, 2013


Analysis: Sen. Kay Bailey Hutchinson Leaves Legacy of Texas Projects But Fell Victim to Changing Electorate
The Dallas Morning News, December 22, 2012

Senate Makeover Could Cost MA Clout in Washington
Go Local Worcester, December 22, 2012

Will Record Number of Women in Senate Mean Less Gridlock?
Washington Post, December 13, 2012

Study: Men and Women Candidates Treated Equally in Media Coverage
MSNBC, November 28, 2012

Why Did Women Do So Well in 2012? Because Gender Bias is Declining
Washington Post, November 25, 2012

19 Percent of Congress is Female. Why Not Half?
Mother Jones, November 20, 2012

House Democratic Women's Numbers Don't Yet Add Up to Power
CNN, November 15, 2012

New U.S. House: Women and Minorities to the Left; White Men to the Right
CNN, November 14, 2012

'War on Women' May have Helped Democrats; Senate has Record Number of Women
NBC News, November 13, 2012


President Sarah Palin 2012?
Cross Talk, December 19, 2009

Newport's Power Woman
WRNI, October 23, 2009

The Magnificent Seven: Senate Women Pave the Way
Politico, October 9, 2009

Langevin Faces Fight, Not on Abortion
Politico, September 22, 2009

Rhode Island Weighs a Successions Drama of its Own
The Boston Phoenix, September 3, 2009

Clinton Kerfuffle
CTV, August 13, 2009

Confirmation Hearings of Sonia Sotomayor
CBC, August 6, 2009

Where to Now?
Washington Post, March 15, 2009

Female Candidates Line up for 2010
Politico, February 23, 2009

Roe v. Wade: On Anniversary, Abortion Is Out of the Spotlight
U.S. News & World Report, January 22, 2009


Women in Politics: One of Anything is Never Enough
American Magazine, December 2008

For Palin Fans, a Team of Their Own
Los Angeles Times, December 21, 2008

Michelle Obama's New Role Prompts Passionate Debate
International Herald Tribune, November 24, 2008

From Home and Away, Advice for a First Lady
The New York Times, November 24, 2008

Despite 'Momification' - Michelle Obama's White House Role May Be a Career Plus
ABA Journal, November 24, 2008

America's Last Glass Ceiling will Shatter ... Some Time
Agence France-Presse, November 13, 2008

Still a Glass Ceiling, but Now its Cracked
Toronto Star, November 8, 2008

2008 Campaigns Signal Bright Future for Female Candidates
Baltimore Sun, November 4, 2008

Hollywood Stars Push Youth to Vote
BBC News, October 26, 2008

Ideology Aside, This Has Been the Year of the Woman
Washington Post, October 24, 2008

President Bush Poses with MEPI Participants
LA Times, October 23, 2008

Tomasky Talk: Obama and McCain's Final Debate
The Guardian, October 15, 2008

We Ask Women Voters: What Do You Want Out of the Presidential Election
Cleveland Plain Dealer, October 8, 2008

From Seneca Falls to...Sarah Palin?
Newsweek, September 13, 2008

Palin's Glasses Fuel and Frame a Fashion Spectacle
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, September 10, 2008

What A Difference A Day Makes
Politics Magazine, June 2008


White House, Right Spouse
Financial Times, July 27, 2007

Will Her Face Determine His Fortune?
The New York Times, July 8, 2007

The Increasing Role of Political Spouses (video)
CBS News, March 26, 2007

Women & Politics Institute Hosts Delegation from Russia
Premier Global University, Spring 2007

Woman President: Will it Ever Happen?
Anniston Star, February 18, 2007

Women Feeling Freer to Suggest 'Vote for Mom'
The New York Times, January 29, 2007

Women Bask in New Speaker's Shining Moment
Washington Post, January 5, 2007

Men are from Mars, Women are from...Mars?
Campaigns and Elections, January 2007


Narrowing the House's Gender Gap
Washington Post, April 9, 2006

Top left Jennifer Steinhauer, top right Betsy Fischer Martin, bottom left Susannah Wellford, bottom right Abigail Spanberger

Wave of Women Elected Shatters What it Looks Like to Serve in Congress

April 16, 2020

A record-breaking 110 women were elected to Congress in 2018, and while their policy influence is yet to be determined, their presence is already changing perceptions.

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The word America flipped upside down

How 2018 Changed “Authenticity” for Women Candidates

April 15, 2020

"The notion that we are most likeable, and can be most successful, by simply embracing and projecting to the world our most authentic, true beings has long been promoted in almost every realm of American life, except in politics," writes author Jennifer Steinhauer, in her newest Gender on the Ballot blog post following "The Firsts: Virtual Book Talk." 

You can watch the full event recap here, and purchase the book here

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Man and woman bathroom signs

"Gender-Neutral Policies are Often Not What They Seem

April 1, 2020

In her new Gender on the Ballot blog post: Amanda Fuchs Miller explains that if we want to have more women in office, we need to ensure that “gender-neutral” policies are updated to eliminate barriers for women.

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Gender at the March Primaries

Betsy Fischer Martin examines the gender dynamics in the Florida, Arizona, and Illinois primaries.  

Primaries Tracker

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Gender at the Super Tuesday II Primaries

Betsy Fischer Martin examines the gender dynamics in Idaho, Michigan, Mississippi, Missouri, North Dakota, and Washington.

Primaries Tracker

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Gender at the Michigan Primary

March 11, 2020

Take a look at Betsy Fischer Martin's gender breakdown at the Michigan primary, in her latest Gender on the Ballot blog post. 

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Gender at the Mississippi Primary

March 11, 2020

Take a look at Betsy Fischer Martin's gender breakdown at the Mississippi primary, in her latest Gender on the Ballot blog post. 

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Gender at the Utah Primary

March 6, 2020

Take a look at Betsy Fischer Martin's gender breakdown at the Utah primary, in her latest Gender on the Ballot blog post.

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Gender at the Minnesota Primary

March 6, 2020

Take a look at Betsy Fischer Martin's gender breakdown at the Minnesota primary, in her latest Gender on the Ballot blog post.

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Gender at the Colorado Primary

March 6, 2020 

Take a look at Betsy Fischer Martin's gender breakdown at the Colorado primary, in her latest Gender on the Ballot blog post.

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Gender at the Maine Primary

March 6, 2020

Take a look at Betsy Fischer Martin's gender breakdown at the Maine primary, in her latest Gender on the Ballot blog post.

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Gender at the Virginia Primary

March 6, 2020

Take a look at Betsy Fischer Martin's gender breakdown at the Virginia primary, in her latest Gender on the Ballot blog post.

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Gender at the Vermont Primary

March 6, 2020 

Take a look at Betsy Fischer Martin's gender breakdown at the Vermont primary, in her latest Gender on the Ballot blog post.

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Gender at the North Carolina Primary

March 6, 2020 

Take a look at Betsy Fischer Martin's gender breakdown at the North Carolina primary, in her latest Gender on the Ballot blog post.

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Gender at the Alabama Primary

March 6, 2020

Take a look at Betsy Fischer Martin's gender breakdown at the Alabama primary, in her latest Gender on the Ballot blog post.

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Gender at the California Primary

March 6, 2020

Take a look at Betsy Fischer Martin's gender breakdown at the California primary, in her latest Gender on the Ballot blog post.

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Gender at the Arkansas Primary

March 6, 2020 

Take a look at Betsy Fischer Martin's gender breakdown at the Arkansas primary, in her latest Gender on the Ballot blog post.

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Gender at the Oklahoma Primary

March 6, 2020

Take a look at Betsy Fischer Martin's gender breakdown at the Oklahoma primary, in her latest Gender on the Ballot blog post.

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Map of the United States, tennessee

Gender at the Tennessee Primary

March 6, 2020

Look at Betsy Fischer Martin's gender breakdown at the Tennessee primary, in her latest Gender on the Ballot blog post. 

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Map of the United States, massachusetts

Gender at the Massachusetts Primary

March 6, 2020

Take a look at Betsy Fischer Martin's gender breakdown of voters in Massachusetts, in her latest Gender on the Ballot post. 

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Map of the United States, texas

Gender at the Texas Primary

March 6, 2020

Take a look at Betsy Fischer Martin's gender breakdown of voter turnout in Texas in her latest Gender on the Ballot post.  

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March 17 primaries

Gender at the Presidential Primaries

Betsy Fischer Martin analyzes the March 17th presidential primaries in Florida, Arizona, and Illinois.

After each presidential primary or caucus, check back here for our latest gender analysis.

Presidential Primary Tracker


Gender on the Debate Stage: February 25th Numbers

February 26, 2020

The two women on the Democratic debate stage, senators Amy Klobuchar and Elizabeth Warren, collectively received 28 percent of the questions during the third and final February debate. Read more of Betsy Fischer Martin's analysis of the numbers in her latest Gender on the Ballot blog post. 

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Gender at the Nevada Caucus

February 24, 2020

Just like in Iowa and New Hampshire, there was a high gender gap where men were more likely than women to support Sanders (an 8 point gap), and women were more likely than men to support Warren (a 5 point gap). Read more of Betsy Fischer Martin's analysis of the Nevada Caucus in her newest Gender on the Ballot blog post.  

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Pink boxing gloves

Gender on the Debate Stage: February 19th Numbers

February 20, 2020

"For the first time, the two female candidates, Elizabeth Warren and Amy Klobuchar, led the debate in speaking time," says Betsy Fischer Martin in her latest Gender on the Ballot blog post.  

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Map of the United States with New Hampshire highlighted

Gender at the New Hampshire Primary

February 12, 2020

In her analysis of the New Hampshire Democratic primary, Betsy Fischer Martin finds that "one in three Democratic primary voters thought that having a woman as the nominee would make it harder to beat President Trump in the general election." 

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Analog clock and notebook paper

Gender on the Debate Stage: February 7th Numbers

February 10, 2020

Betsy Fischer Martin has the numbers on the first February Democratic Debates, including that the two women candidates on the stage received "slightly over a quarter of the questions" asked by the debate moderators.  

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Map of the United States with Iowa highlighted

Gender at the Iowa Caucus

February 5, 2020

In her latest Gender on the Ballot blog post, Betsy Fischer Martin writes about the gender implications from the first Democratic primary of the 2020 presidential elections. A key takeaway was that women totaled 58% of the Iowa electorate compared to 42% for men.  

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Woman putting her fist in the air

The Political Power of Women of Color

January 16, 2020

Shilpa Phadke, Vice President of the Women’s Initiative at the Center for American Progress and WPI faculty member, writes about her experience at the She the People Presidential Forum and what the 2020 elections mean for women of color. 

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Gender on the Debate Stage: January Numbers

January 15, 2020

Betsy Fischer Martin crunched the numbers on gender in the latest Democratic primary debate. 

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Handicap painted sign

1 in 4 Have a Disability - It's Time to See More in Public Office

January 9, 2020

WeLead participant and Disability Civic Engagement Expert Sarah Blahovec expounds on the need to remove barriers so more women with disabilities can run for office.

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Map of the United States

Recruitment Efforts Rise, and We See them Paying Off in the South

December 23, 2019

WeLead alumna Zandria Haynes highlights gains in women’s political representation in states across the American South.

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Gender on the Debate Stage: December Numbers

December 20, 2019

Betsy Fischer Martin has the numbers for the December Democratic debate – overall 31 (29%) of the questions posed went to the two women on the stage.

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Missing from the Conversations about Tech and Elections? Women.

December 17, 2019

Global Fellow at The Wilson Center Lucina Di Meco delves into one of the findings of her research: the “gigantic blind spot” around women that plagues a growing area of study in politics: the intersection of democracy and technology.

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Woman typing on a computer

Black Women’s Political Leadership

December 11, 2019

In this two-part blog post, Founder and President of Omara Strategy Group Atima Omara details the systemic barriers that make it more difficult for Black women to run for and attain elected office. 

Capitol Hill

The Gender Gap in Congress - Supply or Demand Problem?

December 4, 2019

American University Assistant Professor Andrew Ballard highlights recent research by a team from AU and Duke University that sought to shed light on the reasons behind the gender discrepancy in the legislature.

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Cover of a newspaper

Women Candidates Should Receive the Coverage They Deserve

November 25, 2019

"The way candidates are covered impacts how voters make decisions about their qualifications and impacts their electability," says WPI Instructor Amanda Fuchs Miller in her latest Gender on the Ballot blog post. 

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Scattered numbers

Gender on the Debate Stage: November Numbers

November 21, 2019

Betsy Fischer Martin has the numbers for the November Democratic debate - overall, a great night for women, with 42% of the questions asked going directly to the four women on the debate stage. 

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Woman holding a coffee mug

How Honest Feedback Helped Me Own My Value

November 1, 2019

WPI instructor Laura Cox Kaplan reflects on how a piece of feedback she received while working at the Treasury Department helped convince her of her own value in the workplace. She hopes her experience can help empower other women to “take big risks like running for office.”

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Gender on the Debate Stage: October Numbers

October 16, 2019

Betsy Fischer Martin crunches the numbers for the October Democratic debate. The biggest takeaways: Elizabeth Warren had the most speaking time of any candidate, 38% of questions posed went to one of the four women on stage, and 10 minutes were spent debating reproductive rights.

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Students in a classroom

The Evolving Picture of an Elected Official

October 2, 2019 

Talking to the next generation of women voters and leaders, WPI adjunct instructor Amanda Fuchs Miller is “both more optimistic about the chances for equal representation and cautious about how much more needs to change to get us there”.  

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Supreme Court building

Reactions of Women Voters to the Kavanaugh Confirmation Hearings

September 16, 2019 

In light of new sexual misconduct allegations against Supreme Court Justice Brett Kavanaugh, Betsy Fischer Martin recalls the furor surrounding Kavanaugh’s confirmation hearings a year ago, when he proved especially divisive among women.

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Gender on the Debate Stage: September Numbers

September 13, 2019

Betsy Fischer Martin has the numbers on the September Democratic debate, noting that "30% of the questions posed went to one of the three women on stage: Harris, Klobuchar, or Warren." The biggest shock of the night? ZERO questions on Women's issues.

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Watch Out for Abortion...The Sleeper Issue of the 2020 Election Cycle

August 20, 2019

WPI founder Dr. Karen O’Connor lays out the underreported importance of abortion in the 1992 presidential election, and argues that it remains “highly salient to voters” during this current election cycle.

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Capitol Building

Achieving Parity in Congress - One State at a Time

August 5, 2019

Executive Director of Women In Government and WPI instructor Lucy Gettman looks back at the states’ role in ratifying the 19th Amendment and asserts that women serving in state legislatures today are key to eventual gender parity in Congress.

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Betsy Fischer Martin Shares Insights on July Democratic Primary Debate

Betsy Fischer Martin shared her insights of the recent Democratic primary debates.

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At the Intersection of 2020: A Lens into Candidate Complexities

July 10, 2019

Vicky Wilkins, Dean of AU's School of Public Affairs, asks why there has been little discussion of intersectionality so far in the 2020 presidential election.

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Debate Night 2

Gender on the Debate Stage

June 28, 2019

Betsy Fischer Martin delves into the gender implications of the questions and answers of the debate.

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What Qualities Actually Matter to Voters?

June 24, 2019

Betsy Fischer Martin breaks down how voters view the leadership potential of male and female candidates.

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You Can’t Manage What You Can’t Measure

June 17, 2019

Betsy Fischer Martin shares why WPI is excited to be working with Gender on the Ballot.

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New Poll Examines the Tricky Question of "Electability"

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Gender on the Ballot

Announcement ·

Gender on The Ballot: New Project to Examine the Role of Gender in 2020 Elections

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Rep. Lauren Underwood at WeLead Graduation Ceremony

Achievements ·

Rep. Underwood Addresses Graduating Women of WeLead Program

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Government & Politics ·

'Yes She Can' Book Authors Share Their Experience Working in the Obama White House

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