Election 2022: Top Ten Conservative Women Running for Office

Kari Lake, one of the many conservative women candidates in 2022

Kari Lake, one of this year’s top conservative women candidates

Is 2022 the Year of the Conservative Woman? Republican women have been generally less represented in elected office than Democrat women, but that’s been changing. All across the nation, conservative women – including a record number of black and Latina women – are stepping up to serve their communities. After conservative women set a record in Congress in the 2020 elections, Republican operatives and candidates say the 2022 midterm elections are shaping up to deliver another banner year.

“Women were responsible for flipping the greatest number of seats in the U.S. House in both of the last two cycles. They flipped some key gubernatorial races. They’re good candidates … they’re proving that they can win,” said Kelly Dittmar, director of research at the Center for American Women and Politics.

You can easily spot the difference between a conservative woman vs. a liberal woman – the former stands up for the founding principles that Americans hold dear while the latter seeks to belittle and destroy everything that’s made America great. Here is a list of strong and courageous conservative women who are standing up for American values and fighting back against the radical left and mainstream media every day.

Heidi Ganahl for Colorado Governor

Heidi Ganahl is best known as the founder of Camp Bow Wow, where she turned a lifelong passion for dogs into the largest pet care franchise in the world. Under Heidi’s leadership, the $150 million brand hit the Inc. 500/5000 list five years in a row and has grown to hundreds of franchises across the U.S. and Canada. Heidi also founded its sister charity, the Bow Wow Buddies Foundation, which rehomed over 10,000 pups and helped franchisees raise over a million dollars for animal health causes during her tenure. It also inspired her to build SheFactor—a digital and live community that aims to impact young women by empowering them to pursue a life that they love. Ganahl has been named one of Fortune magazine’s 10 Most Promising Entrepreneurs, and Parade magazine included her in their list of the top women entrepreneurs in the country.

Sarah Huckabee Sanders for Arkansas Governor

Sarah Huckabee Sanders served as White House Press Secretary for President Donald J. Trump from 2017 to 2019. A trusted confidant of the President, Sarah advised him on everything from press and communications strategy to personnel and policy. For two and a half years, Sarah worked closely with the president, battling with the media, working with lawmakers and CEOs, and accompanying the president on every foreign trip, including dozens of meetings with foreign leaders. Sarah is only the third woman – and the very first mom – to ever hold the job of White House Press Secretary.

Winsome Sears for Georgia Lieutenant Governor

Winsome Sears, a black woman, was elected to a majority Black legislative district! No other Republican has done that in Virginia since 1865. She consequently also became the first (and still only) Black Republican woman elected to the House, the first female veteran, and the first legal immigrant woman. Winsome is running to preserve the Republican Party principles of maintaining our values of human life and dignity, equal opportunity, protecting our Second Amendment rights, less taxes, encouraging entrepreneurship, and educational choice. Winsome understands the importance of expanding the Republican Party of Virginia to include new voters, such as building relationships with the Hispanic community and bringing conservative African Americans into the Republican Party.

Kari Lake for Arizona Governor

Kari Lake, the former anchor for Fox 10 News in Phoenix, became a symbol of truth in journalism when she walked away from the mainstream media despite being number one in the ratings for more than two decades. Now she’s running for Governor of Arizona on a platform of common sense conservatism dedicated to individual liberties, low taxes, limited regulation, and protecting Arizona’s great Western heritage. Kari Lake continues to be a voice for the silent majority suffering at the hands of cancel culture, critical race theory, and the devastating effects progressive policies are piling up on America’s formerly great cities.

Rep. Debbie Lesko, Arizona’s 8th District

As a fiscal conservative, U.S. Congresswoman Debbie Lesko understands the effects of high taxes on the families of CD-08. Debbie has an impressive political background. Debbie served in the Arizona House from 2008-2012. In 2012 she began serving in the Arizona Senate. She was the Chairman of the Senate Appropriations Committee and member of the Health and Rule Committees. In 2016, Debbie worked on Pension Reform for firefighters and police officers. She then worked on the first ESA vouchers in the country. Debbie also worked on a historic tax reform that lowered taxes for consumers and business owners. Congresswoman Lesko also serves as Maggie’s List Congressional Chair.

Rep. Lauren Boebert, Colorado’s 3rd District

U.S. Congresswoman Lauren Boebert is serving her first term as the Representative for Colorado’s Third Congressional District. She is on the Natural Resources and Budget Committees, is co-chair of the Congressional Second Amendment Caucus, and after only a few months, was elected to the Executive Board as the Communications Chair of the House Freedom Caucus and was also appointed to serve on the Future of American Freedoms Task Force. A 35-year-old, citizen legislator from Rifle, Colorado, she never held public office prior to her 2020 victory and is the first woman, first mother, and youngest ever to represent the District. Congresswoman Boebert is active in her church and spent years as a volunteer, counseling and assisting at-risk women at the local jail with reentering society and becoming contributing members in their communities.

Rep. Elise Stefanik, New York’s 21st District

The first from her immediate family to graduate college, Congresswoman Elise Stefanik understands how a quality education is the basis for a strong economy and work force. During her time in office, Congresswoman Stefanik has been extremely involved. She has served on the Armed Services Committee, the Committee on Education and the Workforce, and the House Permanent Select Committee on Intelligence. Congresswoman Stefanik is the youngest woman in history to be elected to the United States Congress.

Rep. Mayra Flores, Texas’ 34th District

Mayra Flores was born and raised with humble beginnings in Burgos Tamaulipas, Mexico. She came legally to the United States at six years old with the help of her father. She currently works caring for the elderly and disabled with chronic respiratory issues and has been on the front lines helping patients combat COVID-19. Mayra currently serves as the Hidalgo County GOP Hispanic Outreach Chair and has played a critical role in growing and maintaining Republican support across South Texas. Mayra believes in fortifying our legal immigration system, in securing our borders, lowering the costs of healthcare, lowering taxes, promoting small businesses, and less government. She is a Pro-Life, Pro-Second Amendment, and Pro-Law Enforcement candidate that wants to earn your vote.

Rep. Marjorie Taylor Greene, Georgia’s 14th District

Marjorie Greene has a lifetime of business experience, having grown up working in her family’s company. In 2002 Marjorie purchased Taylor Commercial, a commercial construction and renovation company. The company has since managed a quarter of a billion dollars of construction projects. Marjorie successfully started, grew, and sold a thriving CrossFit gym here in Georgia which has become one of the top CrossFit gyms in the country. Marjorie has a unique perspective on how to succeed from the ground up, through true hard work and financial responsibility. Marjorie graduated from the University of Georgia and received her Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration. Marjorie has been actively involved in her community, in her children’s schools, and been active on a national level as National Director of Family America Project. Marjorie has a strong Christian faith and believes we must continue to protect our great freedoms and work to keep America a great country for our generations to come.

Harriet Hageman, Wyoming’s At-Large District

Harriet Hageman is a deep-rooted Wyomingite. Raised on a ranch near Fort Laramie, she grew up understanding the value of hard work, integrity, self-sufficiency, and honesty. For the last 20 years, she has been fighting back against Federal agencies that try to usurp Wyoming’s resident’s rights with overbearing regulations. Hageman has never allowed her Conservative values to be shaken in the face of Left-Wing ideologues. As an attorney, she’s battled Bill Clinton’s attempt to block access to one-third of Wyoming’s National Forest Lands, stopped the EPA’s efforts to take control of the irrigation infrastructure and operations, blocked the USDA from forcing the livestock producers to use radio-frequency ear tags, and more. Now she is ready to fight for Wyomingites in Congress, and patriots across the country will cheer when she boots out dirtbag Liz Cheney.

Kelly Tshibaka for US Senate, Alaska

Republican RINO Lisa Murkowski’s opponent, Kelly Tshibaka, is a true America First patriot who will never stab Alaska voters in the back. As an attorney and government bureaucrat, Kelly exposed waste, fraud, and abuse; protected civil liberties and privacy; and investigated official misconduct in the Department of Justice, Federal Trade Commission, and 17 Intelligence Community agencies. Kelly believes that Alaska’s Senate Seat isn’t something that should be passed down like a family heirloom. As one of Alaska’s representatives in Washington, Kelly will always put citizens first and fight for Alaska Values. That means better jobs, fairer trade deals and no more sweetheart deals for DC Insiders.

Tiffany Smiley for US Senate, Washington

Tiffany Smiley is running for US Senate to help families across the country achieve their American Dream. Her family’s American Dream was nearly shattered back in 2005 when her husband Scotty was severely wounded by a suicide bomber in Iraq. Since that day she’s made it her mission to ensure he got the care he deserved. Tiffany also works with women in business, helping them to shatter barriers, and encouraging them to never let life’s challenges stop them from realizing their dreams and their full potential. Now, Tiffany Smiley is running for the United States Senate to take that same fight and optimistic spirit to help Washington families achieve their American Dreams.

Let’s root for these conservative women candidates to win on Election Day 2022!

Okay, I couldn’t stop so my top 10 turned into a top 12! For an even longer list of conservative women candidates in 2022, see Maggie’s List. Maggie’s List is the country’s leading political action committee specifically focused on electing conservative women to federal public office. Maggie’s List takes its name from Margaret Chase Smith, a Republican who was the first woman elected to both houses of Congress.

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