Women ran and won in record numbers in 2022, despite a dip in primary election wins
A record 653 women ran for Congress in 2022, and a record number of women won seats, but the total number of women who made it past the primaries dropped since 2020.
Women who ran for US Senate and House of Representatives
Note: Candidates in the "did not advance to the general election" category include women who lost their primaries, as well as those who withdrew from the race or died.
Sources: Edison Research, CNN election projections, CNN analysis of data from the Center for American Women and Politics at Rutgers University
Graphic: Renée Rigdon and Janie Boschma, CNN