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Women candidates and their campaigns: the latest info, trends and historical context.

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Ready to Run Campaign Training for Women

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Research shows that women make government more transparent, inclusive and accessible. But too few women serve: only 18% of US Congress is female, and women hold only 24% of state legislative seats.
Ready to Run® is our non-partisan campaign training program to encourage and train women to run for elective office, position themselves for appointive office, work on a campaign, or get involved in public life in other ways.