Resources from the Barbara Lee Family Foundation and the Women & Politics Institute at American University include must-know research on women running for office, as well as original polling related to the 2020 elections.
Keys to Elected Office offers the most direct, must-know advice BLFF has gleaned for women elected officials and candidates, and this 20th Anniversary Edition is a new, concise look at what it takes for a woman to run and succeed.Read More
When running for executive office, women face obstacles that men running simply do not. This research examines what it takes for a woman to prove to voters she is ready to serve in executive office.Read More
This research shows that voters think women who have lost their elections are still qualified and likeable, and that losing...Read More
Women candidates and elected officials are often asked about their family lives: “Are you married? Who’s taking care of...Read More
Despite growing bodies of research about party polarization, women's leadership, and legislative effectiveness, largely open...Read More
likeability is a non-negotiable quality voters seek in women officeholders and candidates. At the same time, it’s an...Read More