In a nation still reeling from the Supreme Court decision that overturned Roe v. Wade, several states made it clear that they’re very much pro-choice.
Women who ran for office this year say decisions made by local and state officials – the very seats up for grabs in Tuesday’s midterm elections – affect people profoundly.
With the Dobbs decision on abortion, young women ‘are really aware that their rights are on the ballot,’ says League of Women Voters.
A new survey from Higher Heights finds that America’s “most reliable voting bloc” wants to see more Black women in positions of power.
The matriarchs in Lorena Austin’s life taught her the value of hard work. Now, she’s using that drive to run for a State House seat.
Annette Taddeo, currently a state senator, is favored in the polls to take on a GOP incumbent in a closely watched race.
When the Florida Democrat’s district was redrawn, she decided to seek reelection to the state house instead of higher office – because her constituents “can’t afford to lose a voice.”
Ruwa Romman is vying for a House seat in the heavily gerrymandered swing state – even though she never imagined running for office.
Kaegan Mays-Williams isn’t running to make history. She just wants a seat at the damn table.