ElectWomen 2016 Women to Watch

ElectWomen 2016 Women to Watch

DEMINGSEach year ElectWomen’s bipartisan list of political women to watch includes prominent women candidates and a few lesser known women with interesting backgrounds and showing great potential to win their races and make a difference.  This year is no different. Here is our 2016 list:

  1.  Hillary Clinton – Running to become the first female  President of the United States.
  2. Kamela Harris – California Attorney General running to replace Senator Barbara Boxer in the U.S. Senate
  3. Melissa Gilbert – Former Little House on the Prairie actress for U.S. Rep. from Michigan
  4. Val Demings – Orlando police chief running for U.S. Rep. from Florida
  5. Nancy Jo Kemper – Clergymember, social justice activist running for U.S. Rep. from Kentucky
  6. Catherine Hanaway – Conservative prosecutor running for Governor of Missouri
  7. Teresa Hensley – Former prosecutor running for Missouri Attorney General
  8. Maggie Hassen – One of three Democratic women governors; running for U.S. Senate in New Hampshire
  9. Linda Coleman – Former state representative running for Lt. Governor of North Carolina for the 2nd time
  10. Kate Brown – Appointed Oregon governor in 2015, now running to hold position
  11. Katie McGinty – Former gubernatorial candidate, McGinty now running for U.S. Senate from PA
  12. Sue Minter – Vermont Secretary of Transportation and former state rep., running for VT governor
  13. Liz Cheney – Daughter of former VP Dick Cheney; running for Congress in Wyoming
  14. Darlene Rogers – Attorney, Human Rights Campaign activist, former teacher running for judge in Hamilton County, OH
  15. Catherine Pugh – Majority Leader, Maryland State Senate, running for mayor of Baltimore
  16. Brigid Kelly – UFCW member and labor leader, running for Ohio House of Representatives

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ElectWomen 2016 Women to Watch

ElectWomen 2016 Women to Watch

DEMINGSEach year ElectWomen’s bipartisan list of political women to watch includes prominent women candidates and a few lesser known women with interesting backgrounds and showing great potential to win their races and make a difference.  This year is no different. Here is our 2016 list:

  1.  Hillary Clinton – Running to become the first female  President of the United States.
  2. Kamela Harris – California Attorney General running to replace Senator Barbara Boxer in the U.S. Senate
  3. Melissa Gilbert – Former Little House on the Prairie actress for U.S. Rep. from Michigan
  4. Val Demings – Orlando police chief running for U.S. Rep. from Florida
  5. Nancy Jo Kemper – Clergymember, social justice activist running for U.S. Rep. from Kentucky
  6. Catherine Hanaway – Conservative prosecutor running for Governor of Missouri
  7. Teresa Hensley – Former prosecutor running for Missouri Attorney General
  8. Maggie Hassen – One of three Democratic women governors; running for U.S. Senate in New Hampshire
  9. Linda Coleman – Former state representative running for Lt. Governor of North Carolina for the 2nd time
  10. Kate Brown – Appointed Oregon governor in 2015, now running to hold position
  11. Katie McGinty – Former gubernatorial candidate, McGinty now running for U.S. Senate from PA
  12. Sue Minter – Vermont Secretary of Transportation and former state rep., running for VT governor
  13. Liz Cheney – Daughter of former VP Dick Cheney; running for Congress in Wyoming
  14. Darlene Rogers – Attorney, Human Rights Campaign activist, former teacher running for judge in Hamilton County, OH
  15. Catherine Pugh – Majority Leader, Maryland State Senate, running for mayor of Baltimore
  16. Brigid Kelly – UFCW member and labor leader, running for Ohio House of Representatives

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