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Daniel Donner Nov 6
While we wait, a thread on the surge of Democratic women running for office, up and down the ballot. It's the start of a new era. This is women running in state legislatures:
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Daniel Donner
In some state legislatures, more than half of the Democrats running today are women.
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Daniel Donner Nov 6
Replying to @donnermaps
This is not the case for Republicans.
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Daniel Donner Nov 6
Replying to @donnermaps
Likewise, in the US House, there's a huge surge of Democratic women.
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Daniel Donner Nov 6
Replying to @donnermaps
And when women run, the win about half the time.
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Daniel Donner Nov 6
Replying to @donnermaps
This year, about half of Democratic women running in House open seats or as challengers are women.
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Daniel Donner Nov 6
Replying to @donnermaps
...all across the country.
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Daniel Donner Nov 6
Replying to @donnermaps
Not quite as many Republican women running.
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Daniel Donner Nov 6
Replying to @CAWP_RU
Most data in this thread came from . If you're not following them, you should be.
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Alan Robinson Nov 6
Replying to @donnermaps
Worth noting that Republicans partially have fewer women running as they have more incumbants than Dems.
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