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

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

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

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Research & Scholarship

CAWP's research addresses emerging issues and questions about the status and impact of political women.

A Closer Look

A series of research briefs examining questions about American women as candidates, officeholders and voters, identifying explanations that illuminate the data. (New feature — watch for additional Closer Looks to come!)

Research by CAWP Scholars

More Women Can RunMore Women Can Run: Gender and Pathways to the State Legislatures
Susan Carroll and Kira Sanbonmatsu
Oxford University Press, September 2013
Analyzing nationwide surveys of state legislators conducted by CAWP, More Women Can Run challenges assumptions of a single model of candidate emergence with a relationally embedded model of candidacy. It reorients research on women's election to office and offers strategies for political practitioners concerned about women's political equality.
Video of a book talk given by Carroll and Sanbonmatsu available here.

More publications by CAWP scholars can be found here.

CAWP Series in Gender and American Politics

The CAWP Series in Gender and American Politics publishes innovative work on gender and politics through the University of Michigan Press.