Institute for Women in Politics of Northwest Florida

Institute for Women In Politics of Northwest Florida

As of 2017, women hold about 20 percent of all 535 seats in the U.S. Congress. According to Center for American Women and Politics at Rutgers University, the number is 84 in the United States House of Representatives and 21 in the U.S. Senate.

Local and state level statistics on average aren’t much different. But, efforts are underway to increase the number of women in politics.

Institute for Women Politics


If you decided to run for office would you know where to start? How to build your organization? Who to ask for money and support? Now veteran political operatives are coming to town to train aspiring candidates in the art of campaigning.