Month: May 2021

Media Round Up: Week of May 23rd
| May 28, 2021

Happy Friday! Welcome to our Media Round Up. Each week we’re collecting and sharing our favorite gender + politics stories. Here’s what caught our eye this week: There are only 8 women governors. Here’s how two plan to fix that. Barbara Rodriguez, The 19th Oregon Governor Kate Brown and New Mexico Governor Michelle Lujan Grisham …

We Need Mothers in Elected Office Now More than Ever
| May 6, 2021

This Sunday the country will celebrate Mother’s Day, an annual reminder to recognize the moms and mom figures in our lives. This year in particular, a day of appreciation for mothers can’t come soon enough. According to our latest Gender on the Ballot poll, the pandemic has been particularly hard on mothers, often pulling them …

Moderate Women are Making History
| May 3, 2021

Here are some quick stats on the current makeup of gender in US Politics: There are currently 121 women serving in the House, 89 Democrats and 32 Republicans. Women hold 24 seats in the Senate, 16 Democrats and 8 Republicans. In four states, both senators are women: Minnesota, Nevada, New Hampshire, and Washington. This Congress …

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