Category Archives: Candidates

New Yorker Cynthia Nixon Announces Run for Governor

Activist for education and social justice and Sex in the City actress Cynthia Nixon announced her bid for governor of New York today. Nixon faces incumbent Governor Andrew Cuomo in the Democratic primary this fall.  The candidate announced through an Act Blue account and Twitter.   Watch Cynthia Nixon’s announcement video here: Continue Reading

Female Fighter Pilot Runs for Congress

Based on the immediate, widespread national and statewide media coverage, Amy McGrath of Kentucky has had an amazing rollout to her campaign for Congress in Kentucky’s 6th District. CNN, MSNBC, The Washington Post and many local and national news outlets are running her riveting announcement video. Hashtag #AmyMcGrath is trending on Twitter. Watch here: Amy… Continue Reading

Dayton Mayor Nan Whaley Enters Race for Ohio Governor

The youngest woman ever elected to the Dayton Ohio City Commissioner at age 29, Nan Whaley, is now looking to become the first woman elected as Ohio’s governor.* 41-year-old Whaley has entered a crowded Democratic primary field that includes two other former elected women and a state senator. Running to make a difference for everyday,… Continue Reading

Stacey Abrams Announces Run for Georgia Governor

The leader of the Georgia House of Representative Democratic Caucus is running for governor.  Stacey Abrams is entering the race as the frontrunner who could break all a barriers and shatter the Georgia glass ceiling in a state that has a history of taking bold steps. With EMILY’s List already in with an endorsement, Rep.… Continue Reading

Connie Pillich Enters Race for Ohio Governor

Video launch moves former state representative to top in field of contenders  Utilizing a down-to-earth online video approach, former Ohio state representative Connie Pillich announced her bid for the Ohio Democratic gubernatorial May 2nd primary last week. Pillich resides in Cincinnati and is no stranger to tough state-wide races. She was the party’s nominee for… Continue Reading

Womenwinning endorses Betsy Hodges for Minneapolis Mayor

Saint Paul, Minn. – Today womenwinning, Minnesota’s largest resource for pro-choice women in politics, announced its endorsement of Mayor Betsy Hodges in the 2017 Minneapolis Mayoral Race. “We are excited to endorse Betsy Hodges as the strongest and most qualified candidate in the 2017 race for Minneapolis Mayor,” said Lauren Beecham, womenwinning executive director. “As… Continue Reading

ElectWomen 2016 Women to Watch

Each 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:  Hillary Clinton – Running to become the first female  President… Continue Reading