Jun 6 2018
04:37 pm

More than 500 women — the majority of them Democrats, as well — are running for statewide or federal office nationwide, according to the Center for American Women and Politics, blowing previous records out of the water.

Women clean up in biggest primary night of 2018

2018: Women Candidates for U.S. Congress and Statewide Elected Executive as of 6/4/2018

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Poll: Dems — more than GOP —

So far this cycle, a total of 431 women — including 320 Democrats — have filed to run for the House, smashing the previous record of 298 female candidates in 2012, according to the Center for American Women and Politics at Rutgers University.

Poll: Dems — more than GOP — say country would be better off with more elected women

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