Where Do we stand?
At a time when institutions are often viewed as out of touch, women bring alternative priorities to public life that resonate with the everyday concerns of Americans. Women work out compromises. Women are ethical. Women will fight to improve Americans’ quality of life. Women just may be our best tool to reverse growing trends of voter fatigue and frustration with government.
Yet, in today’s Congress, and indeed across most sectors of leadership, women are severely underrepresented.
Here is the current status of elected women in the United States: