Women candidates and their campaigns: the latest info, trends and historical context.
A bi-partisan national effort to recruit and train women to run for all levels of office.
CAWP's national initiative to educate and empower the next generation of women leaders.
Levels of Office
This section contains current and historical fact sheets, graphics, research reports, and other information organized by level of office. A quick run-down of the current numbers of women officeholders at each level is available here. A list of changes not yet incorporated into our fact sheets is available on our fact sheet addendum (no current updates).
Women in Elective Office 2015
Current numbers and percentage of women elected officials in U.S. Congress, statewide elective executive offices, state legislatures and municipal offices. Also includes summary of percentages of women in office at various levels from 1979 to current.
Women of Color in Elective Office 2015
Current numbers and percentages of women of color in U.S. Congress, statewide elective executive offices and state legislatures.
Information by level of office: