Friday, March 16, 2012

Elect Women 2012 - the latest from the 2012 Project

Currently, the U.S. ranks 94th in the world for the percentage of women in Congress. Only 17% of congressional seats are held by women. In fact, the 2010 election marked the first time in 30 years that the number of elected women decreased.

That's why we're posting information for interested women to learn more about women candidates and how to help them win.

Go to the MissRepresentation webpage and check out the links to the 2012 Women's Election Tracker to find women running in your area, volunteer opportunities with candidates, and resources for your own future run.
Tune in This Week
Watch PBS' To the Contrary today and Saturday to see an interview with the 2012 Project founder, Mary Hughes. Check your local listings for the time.

Thanks, Ed Show
For highlighting the need for more women in office and for mentioning The 2012 Project's work to prompt talented women to run. The headline?  Don't Get Mad; Get Elected. We couldn't have said it better ourselves.   

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