The clock is ticking. Our numbers are rising. Now's the time.
While filing deadlines have passed in 24 states and primaries are over in 4,
opportunities abound in many others. In Florida, Georgia, Arizona and Washington, 2012 Project state coalitions are getting women off the fence and up to the starting line to run.
To monitor primary results, head to our 2012 Women's Election Tracker,
and check back often. You'll find a link to the latest stats from CAWP and the candidates in your state, updated after every filing date and primary. For example, as we write:
How many women have filed for House seats? 150
How many must file to break the record? 263
How many women have won House primaries? 19
In the News
Last Sunday, The Washington Post's Karen Tumulty wrote, "The combination of once-a-decade redistricting and the generally unsettled state of the electorate are potential opening up opportunities for newcomers. A number of feminist organizations, including ... the 2012 Project, have stepped up their efforts to recruit and train women to run for office. Spearheaded by Rutgers University's Center for American Women and Politics, the project is working with more than 100 organizations across the country and across party lines to increase the number of women in Congress and state legislatures."
Did you see To the Contrary?
Take 4 minutes to watch a recap of The 2012 Project on PBS' To the Contrary.
Fuel this prairie fire!
Join us for fundraisers in Marin County, California on April 5,
Beverly Hills on April 19, Silicon Valley on April 24 or New York City on May 2. Details? Email firstname.lastname@example.org. And bring your friends!