13 Women Candidates Who Are Running for the First Time

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Many people have dubbed 2018 "the year of the woman candidate" in the lead-up to November鈥檚 midterm elections. Of the 589 women who announced their intention to run this year, 273 advanced in their respective primaries. Just over 100 of those women are first-time politicians hoping to see change in their chosen parties and in their districts and states. Here are 13 women candidates who are running for their first time ever.