Ashley Parker, Glamour – August 12, 2015
When people describe the 2016 election as a biggie for women, they’re usually referring to one woman: Hillary Clinton. But there are women all over this race, from another top-of-the-ticket candidate (that would be Republican Carly Fiorina, who recently drew a standing-room-only crowd in Iowa) to multiple vice presidential contenders (see: New Mexico governor Susana Martinez) to staffers behind the scenes. All 20 of the major campaigns (yes, 20, as Glamour went to press) have women in top posts; nine candidates have women as their press secretary or spokesperson, a post more typically reserved for the guys. News networks and digital platforms also have women spearheading their campaign efforts. Let’s hear the stories of some of these influencers.