Female Voices

Chelsa WagnerPittsburgh City Paper reports on the relative lack of female representation in local and state government.
“‘To help people think about why it is important for there to be more women in Pennsylvania elected to office,’ Heather Arnet, executive director of the Women and Girls Foundation wrote in an email, ‘I ask them to close their eyes and imagine a world where the mayor of their city is a woman; the county chief executive is a woman; where the entire county delegation to Harrisburg is female; where all of the members of Congress and Senate representing our state are female. How would that feel? If you were a man, would you feel represented by this group of elected officials? Would you think that perhaps having some men in those groups might help?'”
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