11 Progressive Women Gearing Up to Take the 2018 Elections by Storm
Women have been at the forefront of many of the grassroots social-justice movements that have swept the country since the 2016 election — so it's no surprise that more of them are also planning to run for elected office in the 2018 midterms than ever before.
Progressive political action group Emily's List says more than 17,000 women who are interested in running have reached out to them since the beginning of the year. So, who are some of the women leading the political charge and planning to run in 2018, both on a state and national level? Meet a few of the standout candidates — and influential power players — here.