Intended for political leaders, campaign professionals, journalists, scholars, and the general public, the inventory provides a systematic review of current and past research in the field of women and American politics. The goals are to identify strategies that can be used to elect more women and to determine whether there are important research questions yet to be addressed. Explore the inventory »
Twin States: A Multiplier Effect
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An analysis of how political and demographic characteristics differ in states that have elected two women to the US Senate (or one female senator and a female governor) versus states that have not elected any women.
Why Women Run/Don’t Run
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A qualitative study examining the factors motivating some women to run for national political office and the reasons other qualified women cite for not taking that step.
Case Studies of Successful States
Examinations of states and regions that have had significant success electing women (e.g. California’s Bay Area; Arizona; New Hampshire).