Meet the Candidates
Tens of thousands of women expressed interest in running for office after Donald Trump was elected. In this series, we meet five female candidates who are trying to reshape American politics.
A tax attorney, minority leader in the Georgia statehouse, and romance novelist, Stacey Abrams brings her incredible energy to a tough primary fight in Georgia.
Laura Moser had never run for elected office in her life—until she decided to throw her hat in the ring for Texas’s Seventh Congressional District. It’s an exhilarating, and exhausting, new job.
Jennifer Carroll Foy
When Jennifer Carroll Foy—a graduate of the Virginia Military Institute and a public defender—decided to run for a seat in the Virginia statehouse, she was months behind her opponent’s fundraising goals. And no one knew she was pregnant with twins.
Christine Lui Chen
Christine Lui Chen is a neuroscientist and health-care expert, which is a big part of the reason why she’s running for a seat in the New Jersey statehouse.