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It wasn't a midterm election year, so Election 2013 didn't change the mostly male make-up in Washington. But female mayors in a number of U.S. cities won election or reelection Tuesday. And women voters played a starring role in at least one state's hotly contested gubernatorial election.
Annise Parker's election as Houston's mayor throws down the gauntlet to all cities to expand their resource base by advancing more women and minorities through public service and business.