Washington Post: More than 100 women in Congress for the first time, but not much growth

Washington Post: More than 100 women in Congress for the first time, but not much growth

Washington Post – Tuesday’s election will bring the count of women in Congress to more than 100 for the first time, between both the House and the Senate. The number of female U.S. senators will either remain at 20, the same record high as set in the 2012 elections, or could reach 21 if Democrat Mary Landrieu wins the runoff election in Louisiana. Meanwhile, the numberContinue Reading

Key Challenge Races We Are Watching on Election Day

Key Challenge Races We Are Watching on Election Day

Election night, we will be watching results for many incumbent women candidates. The following list includes some of nation’s hottest, most watched races listed by name, office they are seeking, and state. 1.  Alison Lundergan Grimes, US Senate Kentucky 2. Wendy Davis, governor Texas 3.  Michelle Nunn, US Senate Georgia 4.  Martha Coakley, governor MassachusettsContinue Reading

Alicia Florrick, The Good Wife, Sets Example for American Women

Alicia Florrick, The Good Wife, Sets Example for American Women

By Kathy Groob, ElectWomen – SPOILER ALERT – If you haven’t watched the most recent episode of CBS’s The Good Wife, then don’t read this. If you do not watch The Good Wife, you should start.  The popular Good Wife’s main character, Alicia Florrick (aka Julianna Margulies), announced her candidacy for State’s Attorney at the endContinue Reading