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2020 Election Snapshot

In what is called the "Year of the Republican Woman," Cynthia Lummis is the first woman elected to the U.S. Senate from Wyoming. In the U.S. House, a historic 18 non-incumbent Republican women are elected, including nine who beat Democrat incumbents, and every incubment Republican woman is reelected. Young Kim and Michelle Steel of California are the first Korean-American women elected to Congress, while Stephanie Bice of Oklahoma is the first Iranian-American and Yvette Herrell of New Mexico is the first Cherokee woman. During the 117th Congress, a record 29 Republican women will serve in the U.S. House (31 if the two non-voting Republican women delegates from American Samoa and Puerto Rico are included), and a record total of 37 Republican women will serve in both chambers. 

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2020 REPUBLICAN WOMEN NOMINEES, FEDERAL AND STATEWIDE OFFICE
(with winners in red)


ALABAMA
Twinkle Cavanaugh, Public Service Commissioner - NFRW Member *

AMERICAN SAMOA
Amata Radewagen, Delegate *

ARIZONA
Martha McSally, Senate - NFRW Member *
Tiffany Shedd, CD1 - NFRW Member
Debbie Lesko, CD8 - NFRW Member *
Lea Márquez Peterson, Corporation Commissioner - NFRW Member *

CALIFORNIA
Tamika Hamilton, CD3 - NFRW Member
Chris Bish, CD6 - NFRW Member
Nisha Sharma, CD11
Alison Hayden, CD15 - NFRW Member
Ronda Kennedy, CD26
Agnes Gibboney, CD31 - NFRW Member
Erin Cruz, CD36 - NFRW Member
Young Kim, CD39 - NFRW Member
Aja Smith, CD41
Michelle Steel, CD48 - NFRW Member

COLORADO
Lauren Boebert, CD3 - NFRW Member

CONNECTICUT
Mary M. Fay, CD1
Margaret Streicker, CD3

DELAWARE
Lauren Witzke, Senate - NFRW Member
Julianne E. Murray, Governor - NFRW Member
Donyale Hall, Lieutenant Governor
Julia Pillsbury, Insurance Commissioner - NFRW Member

FLORIDA
Kat Cammack, CD3
Vennia Francois, CD10
Anna Paulina Luna, CD13 - Florida FRW At-Large Member
Christine Quinn, CD14
Laura Loomer, CD21
Carla Spalding, CD23
Lavern Spicer, CD24 - NFRW Member
Maria Salazar, CD27 - NFRW Member

GEORGIA **
Johsie Cruz, CD4
Angela Stanton-King, CD5
Karen Handel, CD6 - NFRW Member
Becky E. Hites, CD13 - NFRW Member
Majorie Greene, CD14

ILLINOIS
Philanise White, CD1
Theresa Raborn, CD2 - NFRW Member
Jeanne Ives, CD6
Valerie Ramirez Mukherjee, CD10
Mary Miller, CD15
Esther Joy King, CD17 - NFRW Member

INDIANA
Jackie Walorski, CD2 *
Victoria Spartz, CD5 - NFRW Member

Susan Marie Smith, CD7 - NFRW Member
Suzanne Crouch, Lieutenant Governor *

IOWA
Joni Ernst, Senate - NFRW Member *
Ashley Hinson, CD1 - NFRW Member

Mariannette Miller-Meeks, CD2 - NFRW Member 

KANSAS
Amanda Adkins, CD3

KENTUCKY
Rhonda Palazzo, CD3  

MAINE
Susan Collins, Senate *

MARYLAND
Kimberly Klacik, CD7 - NFRW Member

MASSACHUSETTS
Tracy Lovvorn, CD2
Julie Hall, CD4
Caroline Colarusso, CD5
Rayla Campbell, CD7
Helen Brady, CD9 

MICHIGAN
Lisa McClain, CD10 - NFRW Member

MINNESOTA
Michelle Fischbach, CD7 

MISSISSIPPI
Cindy Hyde-Smith, Senate - NFRW Member *

MISSOURI
Ann Wagner, CD2 *
Vicky Hartzler, CD4 * - NFRW Member


MONTANA
Kristen Juras, Lieutenant Governor - NFRW Member
Christi Jacobsen, Secretary of State

Elsie Arntzen, Supt. of Public Instruction *

NEVADA
Joyce Bentley, CD1 

NEW JERSEY
Claire Gustafson, CD1 - NFRW Member
Jen Zinone, CD10
Rosemary Becchi, CD11 - NFRW Member  

NEW MEXICO
Michelle Garcia Holmes, CD1
Yvette Herrell, CD2 - NFRW Member
Alexis Johnson, CD3

NEW YORK
Cathy Bernstein, CD10
Nicole Malliotakis, CD11
Lovelynn Gwinn, CD13
Maureen McArdle-Schulman, CD17
Chele Farley, CD18
Elizabeth Joy, CD20 - NFRW Member
Elise Stefanik, CD21
Claudia Tenney, CD22 - NFRW Member

NORTH CAROLINA
Sandy Smith, CD1 - NFRW Member
Virginia Foxx, CD5 - NFRW Member
Catherine Truitt, Supt. of Public Instruction

OHIO
Laverne Gore, CD11
Christiana Hagan, CD13

OKLAHOMA
Stephanie Bice, CD5  - NFRW Member

OREGON
Jo Rae Perkins, Senate - NFRW Member
Amy Ryan Courser, CD5
Joanna Harbour, CD3
Kim Thatcher, Secretary of State

PENNSYLVANIA
Kathy Barnette, CD4
Dasha Pruett, CD5
Lisa Scheller, CD7
Heather Heidelbaugh, Attorney General
Stacy Garrity, Treasurer - NFRW Member

PUERTO RICO
Jenniffer A. González Colón, CD-Resident Commissioner - NFRW Member *

SOUTH CAROLINA
Nancy Mace, CD1

TENNESSEE
Diana Harshbarger, CD1 - NFRW Member
Charlotte Bergmann, CD9 - NFRW Member 

TEXAS
Kay Granger, CD12 - NFRW Member *
Monica de la Cruz-Hernandez, CD15
Irene Armendariz-Jackson, CD16 - NFRW Member
Beth Van Duyne, CD24 - NFRW Member
Sandra Whitten, CD28 - NFRW Member 
Jaimy Blanco, CD29
Genevieve Collins, CD32 - NFRW Member
Jennifer Garcia Sharon, CD35  

UTAH
Deidre Henderson, Lieutenant Governor

VERMONT
Miriam Berry, CD-AL
Carolyn Branagan, Treasurer

VIRGINIA
Aliscia Andrews, CD10 - NFRW Member
Manga Anatatmula, CD11

WASHINGTON
Jaime Herrera Beutler, CD3 *
Cathy McMorris Rodgers, CD5 - NFRW Member *

Elizabeth Kreiselmaier, CD6
Kim Wyman, Secretary of State - NFRW Member *
Sue Kuehl Pederson, Land Commissioner

WEST VIRGINIA
Shelley Moore Capito, Senate *
Carol Miller, CD3 - NFRW Member *


WYOMING
Cynthia Lummis, Senate
Liz Cheney, CD-AL *

 

* Incumbent

** Georgia will conduct a special U.S. Senate general election on November 3. Three Republican women are declared candidates in this election: incumbent U.S. Senator Kelly Loeffler, Annette Davis Jackson, and Kandiss Taylor. Update: U.S. Senator Kelly Loeffler is advancing to a runoff election on January 5.