Stories tagged: "women candidates"


Democratic congressional candidate Teresa Leger Fernandez, in the blue mask, cheers on supporters at a polling station Tuesday, June 2, 2020, in Santa Fe, N.M. (AP Photo/Cedar Attanasio)
Tuesday Was a Huge Night for Women of Color Candidates

Some activists cite the primary results as evidence that protests can spur political action, leading to important gains in electing candidates who are attuned to issues of race and inequity.

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A Record Number of Women Are Running for Office in 2020

New data shows 295 women have already filed for office to run as Democrats, while 195 are Republican candidates.