November 4, 2014
A newsletter to keep you informed about all things women and politics from the Center for American Women and Politics, Rutgers University

Election Outlook from CAWP

For the last week, our footnotes blog has been offering analyses of various aspects of today's elections, written by Professor Kelly Dittmar. In case you missed any, here they are:


U.S. Senate Outlook

U.S. House Outlook

Governors' Outlook

Halloween Special: What's So Scary?

State Legislative Outlook

Statewide Offices Outlook

Gender Gap/Women's Vote


Election Night with CAWP

Hang out with CAWP tonight on Facebook and Twitter to get the latest on how women are faring in elections across the country. 


Use #WomenRun2014 to join the conversation!

What's Next?

Election WatchWatch your inbox on Wednesday for our post-election release with news of who won, who lost, and where races are still too close to call. Then watch your inbox on Thursday for our wrap-up of the women's vote and the gender gap in Election 2014. And make sure to check back on our Election Watch page for updates as pending races get decided and the numbers of women who will serve get updated. 

Take A Break from Watching Election Returns Tonight...



And watch an episode of Makers on PBS that focuses on women in politics. You might even spot CAWP director Debbie Walsh! 



The CAWP Secret Sauce 

How do we gather and present this great info? It all depends on funding. Some people don't realize that, as part of Rutgers University, we're a 501.c.3 organization, and all contributions to our work are tax deductible. As you plan your year-end charitable giving, please add CAWP to your list! With your support, we can continue to deliver the high-caliber research and programs relied upon by you - and by countless individuals and organizations working to empower women and girls across America. 



Here's our data, animated courtesy of the WaPo! 

The Washington Post animates CAWP's data to show why this will not be another Year of the Woman. 


Election Day 2014: Read All About It

The Hill discusses the "ground game" needed by Senator Kay Hagan in North Carolina. The New York Times reports on Iowa Senate candidate Joni Ernst "writing a new playbook" for Republican women candidates. Latinas Represent highlights up-and-coming Latina candidates.  The St. Louis Post Dispatch tells about GOP efforts to recruit women to run for Congress, while  The Hill touts rising stars among Republican women in the House.  And The Boston Herald says that women's political clout is growing.


Gender Equality Slowing Down?

The Guardian  tells us that a Global Gender Gap Report finds progress toward gender equality slowing down in the West. 

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