The former magazine publisher and daughter of immigrants wants to implement gun control, prison reform, and equal pay in a historically conservative state.
There are a record-breaking number of female candidates. And The American Women's Party is determined they all get into office.
Running in a historically Republican district against a longtime incumbent doesn’t dissuade Becky Anderson Wilkins from being the change she wants to see in Congress.
As Texas voter turnout skews bluer by the day, this mathematician, minister, and member of the LGBT community wants to become her district’s first female U.S. Representative.
The comedian left a successful talk show to use her immense platform to help the cause she calls an "emergency": electing more women to public office, and ensuring that everyone votes.
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With a focus on healthcare access, workers' rights, and education, the state's first Latina Sheriff aims to continue her career of milestones as governor of Texas.
This year is all about turning rage into action. Throughout the month of January, we're highlighting the most effective organizations doing that work.
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The first-time candidate running for State Representative in Louisville’s District 31 is running to focus on people, not politics. And she’s going door-to-door to do it.