In partnership with Center for American Women and Politics (CAWP) and with support from the Ms. Foundation for Women, this series tracks woman vs. woman races in the midterm elections looking at the recruitment, campaigns, media coverage; and outcomes of elections where women are vying for office against other women. 

  • SHElection!: Student Edition

    Dec 6, 2022
    Melissa Harris-Perry’s students talk about their experience following SHElection! for a class assignment and the politics of gender discrimination they faced when a TikTok went viral.
  • A SHElection! Wrap Up

    Nov 9, 2022
    Now that the polls are closed, how did the 45 women vs. women midterm matchups across the country play out?
  • SHElection!: Closing Arguments

    Nov 4, 2022
    In our final installment of our SHElection! series, we look at how the parties, candidates, and campaigns of 2022 are targeting women voters in their closing arguments.
  • SHElection!: Kansas' 3rd Congressional District

    Nov 2, 2022
    This race in the Sunflower State is a re-match between incumbent Congresswoman Sharice Davids and her two-time challenger Amanda Adkins — who will take home the title?
  • SHElection!: Ohio's 13th Congressional District

    Oct 21, 2022
    Ohio’s 13th Congressional district, a seat left vacant by congressman Tim Ryan, is between Ohio State representative Emilia Sykes and Trump-backed attorney Madison Gesiotto Gilbert.
  • SHElection!: The Oregon Governor's Race

    Oct 6, 2022
    After electing the first LGBTQ+ governor of any state, Oregon is the site of another historic gubernatorial contest. Three women are all vying for the state’s top office.