Established in 1971...

Re-established in 2015

  • ​Of the 112 Supreme Court Justices in US history, only 4 have been women. Currently, only 3 of the 9 Justices are women.
  • We have never elected a woman President.

  • Maryland has never elected a woman Governor.



The Maryland Women's Political Caucus is a multi-partisan, grassroots organization dedicated to increasing the number of progressive women elected and appointed in the state of Maryland. We are a state affiliate of the National Women's Political Caucus (NWPC).​


The goal of the Maryland Caucus is to increase the number of feminist women in elected and appointed positions in the state of Maryland.  The organization strives to achieve this goal by recruiting, training, supporting, and electing progressive women candidates and by educating the public on women’s issues and encouraging women’s participation in the political process.  In pursuit of these goals, the Maryland Caucus is dedicated to the eradication of sexism, racism, anti-Semitism, ageism, violence, poverty, discrimination against the disabled and discrimination on the basis of religion and national origin, and to ensuring reproductive freedom and freedom of sexual orientation. 


  • Only 20 out of 100 Senators are women. That's just 20%!

  • Only 84 out of 435 Members of the House of Representatives are women. That's just 19.3% -- less than 1 in 5!


  • Senator Barbara Mikulski and Congresswoman Donna Edwards are the only 2 women out of Maryland's 10-person Congressional Delegation. Again, that's only 20%.