Stories tagged: "women candidates"


Nikki Fried Listens to Floricua Leaders as She Runs to Unseat DeSantis in 2022

A vocal opponent of the Republican incumbent, the Democratic commissioner has launched a "listening tour" to connect and understand the needs of Florida communities.

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Meet Deborah González, the Puerto Rican Lawyer Who Just Made History in Georgia

When Deborah González is sworn in, she will be Georgia's first Latina district attorney, the circuit's first woman in that position, and the first Puerto Rican woman in the country to be elected district attorney.

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More Women Are Running for Office in Puerto Rico — But It’s Still Not Enough

All of the island's political parties have female candidates on their roster, but the ratio is low considering that women make up 53% of Puerto Rico’s population.

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And She Could Be Next: How to Watch This New Documentary on Women of Color Who Transformed American Politics

And She Could Be Next is a two-part documentary series about the movement of women who transformed American politics and airs tonight. Here's where to watch it.

Democratic congressional candidate Teresa Leger Fernandez, in the blue mask, cheers on supporters at a polling station Tuesday, June 2, 2020, in Santa Fe, N.M. (AP Photo/Cedar Attanasio)
Tuesday Was a Huge Night for Women of Color Candidates

Some activists cite the primary results as evidence that protests can spur political action, leading to important gains in electing candidates who are attuned to issues of race and inequity.

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A Record Number of Women Are Running for Office in 2020

New data shows 295 women have already filed for office to run as Democrats, while 195 are Republican candidates.