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Facts on Women Officeholders, Candidates and Voters

CAWP offers fact sheets, graphics, research reports, and other information organized both by topic and by level of office. Additional research can be found in our Research & Scholarship section.

Current Numbers

This page contains current numbers of women officeholders. For more information about each level of office, use the links on the left.

Levels of Office

Current and historic information and research about women officeholders and candidates, organized by level of office.


Data and analysis for current and past races with women candidates, by election year.


Data and analysis of women's voting behavior.

Permission to Reproduce CAWP Materials:

Reproduction of information on the CAWP website for non-commercial purposes is encouraged, provided that clear and visible credit is given to Center for American Women and Politics, Eagleton Institute of Politics, Rutgers University. Any information reproduced must include footnotes/endnotes which apply to that information. Commercial reproduction requires prior permission in writing from the Center for American Women and Politics. All CAWP fact sheets are available on this web site and may be downloaded and copied as needed.