A seismic shift in government is coming, and here’s who will drive it
By Swanee Hunt and Andrea Dew Steele (CNN)
A look at the statistics about advocacy group activity that signal a massive growth in the presence of women in politics in 2018 and beyond.



A Year Ago, They Marched. Now a Record Number of Women Are Running for Office
By Charlotte Alter (TIME)
An unprecedented surge of female candidates are running for office, from the U.S. Senate and state legislatures to local school boards.


We Want You: Why Women Should Run for Office
By Kirsten Gillibrand (Marie Claire)
“If half of all city council members, mayors, and governors were women, would we still be fighting for access to affordable maternity care and contraception?”



These Women Made a Database of Black Women Running for Office in 2018
By Sarah Burke (Vice)
The list of over 100 candidates, spearheaded by writer Luvvie Ajayi, bodes well for those hoping to see more black women in office in the near future.



A Night of Firsts: Women Won Big and Made History in November’s Elections
by Lynn Rosado (Ms Magazine)
On the eve of the one-year anniversary of the 2016 elections, voters across the country delivered historic wins for women candidates.