One of the biggest stories of 2020 was the election and how candidates had to try and campaign during a pandemic. The Campaign School, which has supported over 4,000 female candidates over two decades, was there to help.

There were women who were running for office. There were women who had lost their jobs and were furloughed and women who lost their child care and were also homeschooling,” Patti Russo, executive director of The Campaign School, says.

Russo says getting more women elected to office is why The Campaign School was established 26 years ago and they weren’t going to let a pandemic stop them.

Read Christine Stuart’s full report at NBC Connecticut