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More women are donating to political campaigns

Sens. Kirsten Gillibrand and Lisa Murkowski. Photo: Nicholas Hunt/Getty Images

Women are responsible for 31% of the money going to House candidates across the country, according to USA Today, up from 27% ahead of the 2014 midterm election.

The year of the woman: This comes as a record number of women are running for office at every level, including a record-breaking 391 women running in House races. And women are mostly donating to women: Rep. Bonnie Coleman, Democratic candidate Liz Watson, and Sens. Kirsten Gillibrand, Elizabeth Warren and Tammy Baldwin have the biggest shares of their donations from women.

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