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Women by Office: Governor

Women campaigned for, or were elected to, at least 60 different political offices on the local, state, and federal level. In 1855 two women, Marietta Patrick and Lydia Hall were elected to the School Board of Ashfield, Massachusetts. They were perhaps the first U.S. women to be elected to political office. 1866 Elizabeth Cady Stanton declared herself a candidate for Congress, the first woman to announce her intention to run for a federal office. By the end of the 1870s over 100 women had run for office at all levels.
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Name Campaign Date
Ethel Whitehead Ethel Whitehead's Campaign for Lieutenant Governor - Primary, 1916 1916
Ethel Whitehead Ethel Whitehead's Campaign for Lieutenant Governor, 1916 1916
Mary Jewett Telford Mary Jewett Telford's Campaign for Lt. Governor, 1894 1894
Mamie White Colvin Mamie White Colvin's Campaign for Lieutenant Governor, 1918 1918
Ella Reeve Bloor Ella Reeve Bloor's Campaign for Lieutenent Governor, 1918 1918
Ella L. McCarthy Ella L. McCarthy's Campaign for Lieutenant Governor, 1926 1926
Anna W. Hoffman Anna W. Hoffman's Campaign for Lieutenent Governor, 1914 1914
Belle G. Bigelow Belle G. Bigelow's Campaign for Lieutenant Governor, 1894 1894
Nettie Hollenbeck Nettie Hollenbeck's Campaign for Lieutenent Governor, 1916 1916
Dr. Jessie Wallace Hughan Jessie Wallace Hughan's Campaign for Lieutenant Governor, 1920 1920
Katherine H. Hodgins Katherine H. Hodgins's Campaign for Lieutenent Governor, 1916 1916
Helen K. Williams Mrs. Helen K. Williams's Campaign for Lieutenant Governor, 1914 1914
Mary C. Johnson Mary C. Johnson's Campaign for Governor, 1898 1898
Mary L. Gibbs Mary L. Gibbs's Campaign for Governor, 1918 1918
Clara Shortridge Foltz Clara Shortridge Foltz's Campaign for Governor, 1930 1930
Marietta Stow Marietta Stow's Campaign for Governor, 1882 1882
Marilla Ricker Marilla Ricker's Campaign for Governor, 1910 1910
Anna Agnes Maley Anna Agnes Maley's Campaign for State Governor, 1912 1912
Olive M. Johnson Olive M. Johnson's Campaign for Governor, 1918 1918