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CAWP Election Watch

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

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Ready to Run

A bi-partisan national effort to recruit and train women to run for all levels of office.

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 New Leadership

CAWP's national initiative to educate and empower the next generation of women leaders.

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Data and analysis of women's voting behavior.
  • Turnout
    Information about the total number of voters and the numbers and percentages of voters by gender in election years since 1964.
  • Gender Gap
    The gender gap in voting refers to the difference in the percentage of women and the percentage of men voting for a given candidate.

  • Women's Vote Watch
    Information on women voters and the gender gap in the 2008 election.