A record number of women won governor offices in 2022. Seven things to know | Analysis

BY: - January 4, 2023

By William R. Wilkerson and Alana Jeydel Twelve women won a governor’s office in the November 2022 midterm election. Those 12 represent a record number of women governors, more than one-quarter of the 46 women who have ever served as governor since 1974. These women are slated to be inaugurated in early January 2023. A […]

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Record-setting number of women elected as governors in midterms

BY: - November 10, 2022

In total, there were 25 women running in gubernatorial races this year out of 36 total campaigns, a significant increase from the 16 female candidates who ran for governor in 2018.