Madam Candidate: A Series Profiling Women Running for Office in the 2018 Midterms

Madam Candidate is an IJR original series about women running for office in the 2018 midterms. Twice a month, the series will profile female candidates across the country with the hope of understanding what inspired an unprecedented number of women to put their names on the ballot this year. Check back here for a catalog of all the profiles throughout the months-long series!


In 2018 Elections, Women Are Making a Different March on Washington

Indiana’s Dee Thornton Is Running to ‘Give Voice to the Voiceless’ in 2018

Meet Kendra Fershee, The Working Mom Running for Office in West Virginia

Meet Christy Perry, The Republican Gun Advocate Running to ‘Stand Up to the Fed’

What do you think?

Senators From Both Parties Attack Facebook Over ‘Creepy’ Data Breach

John Oliver Releases Rip Off of Pence’s Book About His Family’s Bunny, Makes It Gay