Ask a Woman to Run

Research shows that when women run, they are elected at the same rate as men.

The problem is they don’t run at the same rate. One reason? They aren’t asked to run. Research has also shown that women need to be asked at least more than once before they seriously consider running for public office.

Nominate Self - Ask a Woman to Run 2018

Hi there. The madlibs form below is optional - the nomination will still work if you just give us your info, but it's a fun way to celebrate your nomination and help inspire you to hit the ground running.
  • I, , nominate myself to run for . I am and I know I have what it takes to make a difference. Because of my , I know I can fulfill my goal of .
  • Your Information

  • This field is for validation purposes and should be left unchanged.

Nominate Friend - Ask a Woman to Run 2018

Hi there. The madlibs form below is optional - the nomination will still work if you just give us your friend's info, but it's a fun way to celebrate your nominee and help inspire them to hit the ground running.
  • I, , nominate you, , for . I think you are and I believe you have what it takes to make a difference. Because of your , I know you can fulfill your goal of . I hope you will accept my nomination for you to run for office. You have one vote already. Mine.

    Your friend,
  • Your Information

  • Your nominee's information


By nominating an amazing woman you know, you’re simply inviting your friend to consider it.

We’ll send a special pledge certificate to your inspiring friend as an invitation to consider running for office with the full support of our mighty community and valuable resources.

Our Ask A Woman to Run tool makes it easy for anyone to nominate a woman in their life to run for office and let them know why they would be great in public leadership.

After you ask a woman to run, we’ll send her an email with your message and encourage her to consider running for office. If she’s interested in learning more, she will receive access to:

  • She Should Run Incubator, our online flagship program designed to help women from all backgrounds and across the political spectrum envision themselves in public leadership.
  • A community of more than 20,000 other women thinking about running for office
  • The Warm Up: Our weekly email with updates on issues important to women’s leadership in public service