The 2018 midterm elections are already historic when it comes to the number of women candidates running. A record 309 women have filed to run for seats in the US House, according to the Center for American Women and Politics at Rutgers University. There are 29 women running for US Senate and 40 women running for governors races so far.

There is an 'avalanche' of women running for office

jbr's picture

11 states have no women representing them in Congress

...women make up just 19.8% of Congress, according to the Center for American Women and Politics (CAWP) at Rutgers. A decade ago, women were 16.4% of all members of Congress. Progress? Yes, but far from rapid and definitely incomplete.

And yet currently, according to the CAWP, 11 states have no women representing them in Congress.

11 states have no women representing them in Congress

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Eh, Hope we join their ranks

Eh, Hope we join their ranks this year.

No women is better than Blackburn.

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