We’ve put together a reference list of nonpartisan organizations that provide support, training, endorsements, and funds to Women Candidates.
Elected officials can help lead economic development efforts in their communities by being informed about economic development goals and plans, the local business environment, and increasing the awareness of the strategic vision for their communities. Here are the top 10 things every local elected official should know about economic development to be effective: #1 The Economic Strengths and Weaknesses of Your Community The unemployment rate, population growth, land use, attitudes
Since 2016, 590 women ran for seats in the U.S. House and Senate and in gubernatorial races, according to the Center for American Women and Politics at Rutgers University. A record-number of these female candidates won their party primaries and have advanced to general election match-ups this fall. For instance, of the 476 women that ran for U.S. congressional seats this cycle, 239 won their primaries, breaking the previous record
Working with the news media is part of being an elected official. It will not always be pleasant, especially when the subject matter deals with bad news, natural disaster, crime, loss of a business, or misconduct of public officials. As an elected official you must provide leadership in a professional manner by using the media to publicize important information. It is not just what you say but also how you