About Representation 2020
Representation 2020 works to raise awareness of the under-representation of women in elected office, to strengthen coalitions that are supportive of measures to increase women's representation, and to highlight the often-overlooked structural barriers to achieving gender parity in American elections. Read more About Us.
Women make up half the population, but only 18 percent of Congress and less than a quarter of state legislatures and statewide executive positions. Read more about women's representation in Gender Disparity.
Representation 2020 advocates for changes in electoral systems, recruitment practices, and legislative practices to increase women's representation. Read more about our Path to Gender Parity.
Find out how well your state is achieving gender parity in elected office with our Gender Parity Index, and learn even more with our detailed state-by-state page summaries.
For information about what is currently going on at Representation 2020, success stories, and timely analysis, check out our News & Updates.