Month: December 2022

Our Most-Read Women and Politics News in 2022
| Dec 30, 2022

  This was a major year for women in politics, and our Gender on the Ballot contributors were there for every milestone and news-making moment! Get ready to ring in the New Year by catching up on some of our most-read 2022 coverage:   Lift Our Voices: Creating Systemic Change for Women in the Workplace …

Top 12 Moments for Women in Politics in 2022
| Dec 23, 2022

  From the new records set by women politicians for gubernatorial and congressional seats to the reversal of Roe v. Wade, 2022 has been a massive year for women in politics! Below are GOTB’s top 12 moments for women in politics in 2022.   1. Year Three of COVID impacting women disproportionally. 2022 marked two …

2023 Is Upon Us and Still No Black Women Serve as Governors or in the Senate: What Will It Take?
| Dec 19, 2022

  Earlier this year, I wrote about the record number of Black women running for office in 2022, particularly for the US Senate and statewide executive roles. Well, now the dust has settled, and while there were some gains, this was not the year a Black woman was elected to a governor’s mansion or the …

Media Round-Up: Week of December 11th
| Dec 16, 2022

  Happy Friday! Welcome to our Media Round Up. Each week we’re collecting and sharing our favorite gender + politics stories. Here’s what caught our eye this week:   Why The Fight For Today’s Women Leaders Is Balance, Not Access Marissa Geist, Forbes Women have fought for decades to have a seat at the table …

5 Trailblazing Women in Congress You Should Know About
| Dec 15, 2022

  In addition to the barriers women broke at gubernatorial and statewide levels, the 2022 midterm election results proved that this was a trailblazing year for women in Congress. A record number of women ran in this year’s elections and secured two more seats than the previous election cycle. Of the 149 women serving in …

Media Round-Up: Week of December 4th
| Dec 9, 2022

  Happy Friday! Welcome to our Media Round Up. Each week we’re collecting and sharing our favorite gender + politics stories. Here’s what caught our eye this week:   This season, women can be found simmering in patriarchal systems — and fighting back Randee Dawn, Los Angeles Times This year’s Oscar season has multiple films …

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Women Made History Up and Down the Ballot in Statewide Midterm Elections
| Dec 6, 2022

  The 2022 midterm elections were historic for women in politics—from mayors to lieutenant governors, and more. At the state executive level, 12 women were elected governor, setting a new record for the number of women governors serving concurrently. Arkansas, Massachusetts, and New York elected women governors for the first time, and Arkansas and Massachusetts …

Media Round-Up: Week of November 27th
| Dec 2, 2022

  Happy Friday! Welcome to our Media Round Up. Each week we’re collecting and sharing our favorite gender + politics stories. Here’s what caught our eye this week: For the first time, women will hold these four key congressional jobs Michele L. Swers, Washington Post For the first time, the chairs and ranking members of …

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