"Every OPEN SEAT A Woman's Seat!"
2016 Open Seat UPDATE
6 years after the above book was published, the USA is now #101 in the world for electing women, 241 years after independence from Great Britain (#46 at 30.00% with its second woman PM)...
85 Women House NOW, 21 Senate (19.6%)
Will US Women Ever Be EQUAL
2016 General Election Results
for Women ALL races can be found HERE!
84 Women/House, 20 Senate (19.4%)
It's 2014 & it happened again
2014 General Election Results
for Women ALL races can be found HERE!
80 Women House/20 Senate (18.7%)
What have our political parties done SPECIFICALLY to end the gross under-representation on women in Congress?!?
When Women Run, Women Win, With Women's Help!
OLDER ARTICLES/LINKS BELOW...(Some of them may no longer be online, sorry!)
Combat pilot takes 84th seat for women!
Objections by Women Open Rift in GOP...
Mary Landrieu loses LA Senate seat
NOT landmark year for women (CAWP)
Women disappointed in modest 2014 gains
Joni Ernst 1st IA woman elected to Congress!
Gwen Graham wins FL02, adds seat for women...
Gwen Graham gives Dems a Chance in FL-02
C. Quinn alive/well (NY Women's Equality Party)
Coakley & Healey buck establishment in MA
Howard Dean changes his tune on Hillary(HPost)
(Lots of tune-changing going on these days...)
5 Women in Japan's Cabinet (NYTimes 9-4-14)
Gays prevail, women see setbacks (NYT8-4-14)
MASS Dems pick Grossman over Coakley...
Will Obamacare trump equal pay in Nov?
Alex Sink loses FL-13 Special Election
GOP's Project Grow to Elect Women! (We-news)
HRC media strategy overhaul? (NYT 2-28-14)
Lessons for Hillary Clinton...(NYT 1-12-14)
Gillibrand refuses to play part (NYT 12-6-13)
Women Break the Cash Ceiling (NYT 11-29-13)
Alex Sink in Special Election Congress FL13!
Quinn's Loss: Gender/Sexuality (NYT 9-11-13)
Sheila Oliver fights for traction in NJ special.
Women Gain Strength on Senate Committees...
FL 23rd for electing women to Legislature.
Colbert-Busch loses SC-01 Special Election...
Baucus makes 6th OPEN Dem Senate seat!
Women gain power in Senate (NYT 3-21-13)
Dems to recruit more women?(PBP 2-26-13)
A woman will win JJJr.'s Chicago seat!
Is Obama's Cabinet Too Male? (Time 1-16-13)
Record number of women in Congress, but men still in Control (N.H. Union Leader 1-3-13)
In N. Hampshire, Women Rule (NYTimes 1-1-13)
Boehner adds woman chair under duress!
Congratulations to 2012 women candidates, but
what were the raw facts of the matter?
Special Election for Jackson's seat Feb 26th and
Convicted Mel Reynolds wants his seat back!
Gillibrand raising $$$ for women! (BuzzFeed)
5 empty seats in House - men dropping out!
Women & the RNC (The Boston Phoenix)
Bembry taken off DCCC list!(Political Hurricane)
Are Dems taking sides in primaries - whoops!
For gender neutral political coverage (WMC)
Sen. Snowe has opened Pandora's box! (NYT)
Groups pushing to elect women (Clarion Ledger)
Breakthrough messages to elect women (B Lee)
GOP leadership accused of meddling (The Hill)
2012 GOP Women's SuperPac (womensenews)
Obama plays active role in primaries (The Hill)
Canadian women MP's fight on (Globe& Mail)
"The evolution of Sarah Palin" (The Hill)
Dems pour $$ into OR mail-in Special Election
More kudos for Sen. Gillibrand (USA Today)
Make Super Committees Half Women! (WMC)
Female leaders & debt crisis...(CNN 7-19-11)
Sen. Gillibrand fought for NY26! (NYT 7-4-11)
"M. Bachmann is a real player" (TDB 6-28-11)
More women than ever (25%) elected to
Canadian Parliament! (CTV.ca 5-3-11)
The real meaning of Women's Equality Day!
(Women's Equality Day Flyer)
Results of 2010 Congressional OPEN SEAT races
In New York, Standing By Men, Not Governing Beside Them (New York Times, 10-1-10)
The Tea Party and the New Right-Wing Christian Feminism (The Berkeley Daily Planet, 7-6-10)
ERA is still necessary to guarantee women equality (Miami Herald 8-26-10)
Ratify ERA Florida 2010! on Facebook
75 women elected to House (+4), 17 to Senate (+1) for 17% of Congress in 2008 --
U.S. tied for 73rd in the World for electing women.
2009 Follow-up with Congressional Women's Caucus
Co-Chairs J.Schakowky (D-IL), M.Fallin (R-OK),
Health Tops List of Women's Caucus
OPEN SEAT Idea for Prez Obama (12-08)
Last OPEN SEAT letter to Howard Dean (11-08)
Women to lead Maine Legislature!
2008 OPEN SEAT Results, U.S. Congress,
18 STATES still have NO
WOMEN in Congress!
Don't have to vote Palin to respect her...
Gerry Ferraro hoped for good debate showing -
Bill Clinton talks about Sarah Palin nomination.
Ingrid Betancourt FREED after 2321 days!
Hillary Clinton invokes campaign's historical role, women's issues in concession speech
An Opportunity We Cannot So Easily Refuse...
Older women equate Clinton to equality --
Leading women support different candidates...
Hillary Moves Women to Campaign Front Burner
Hillary Gives Women Mirror Image of Own Fears
Moroccan 2015 goal 30% women in Parliament!
Chile Kick-starts Debate on Election Quotas...
"High achievements awesome, but no excuse
to ignore gross party failings" - Be Independent!
Late-blooming Congressional Women's Caucus,
NY's Madame Speaker model of collaboration!
2006 Results Women's Congressional Races:
Top-rated Races (National Journal/HOTLINE)
OPEN SEATS (7 of 32) towards 5050X2020?
"Taxation without representation states"
(ONLY online resource tracking women's races this way, RE the empowerment of women.)
ALL things Florida, including 2006 Results --
Miami-Dade County 2006 Women's Ballot!
5050X2020 Goal Op-Ed (Miami Herald
What a new FL governor should do 4 women!