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Women Election 2012

Laura Bassett

Behind Women's Victories: Democratic Operatives Reveal 2012 Strategy Secrets

HuffingtonPost.com | Laura Bassett | Posted 11.14.2012 | Politics

Republicans have offered a number of possible explanations and excuses for their losses in the 2012 election, but one thing is clear: Groups like Plan...

Year of the Woman?

Katie Groke Ellis | Posted 01.08.2013 | Denver
Katie Groke Ellis

Is it too soon to say that 2012 is the NEW Year of the Woman? This election cycle will go down in the history books as monumental for women. Women turned out in higher numbers to vote, to run and to win!

When Women Vote, Changes Are Made

K. Sujata | Posted 01.08.2013 | Chicago
K. Sujata

Women won in a big way in the 2012 election. Now we must hold their feet to the fire. In January, the new terms for our elected officials will begin, and I want them to consider a basic blueprint as they approach their work.

Laura Bassett

Women Break Records In 2012 Election

HuffingtonPost.com | Laura Bassett | Posted 11.08.2012 | Politics

Following two years of unprecedented legislative attacks on women's reproductive rights, the 2012 election will go down in history as a groundbreaking...

The 2012 Project: Women Wanted

Annie Spiegelman | Posted 07.18.2012 | Politics
Annie Spiegelman

I found out that women account for only 17 percent of the U.S. Congress and 23 percent of the state legislature. That puts the United States 78th in the world (tied with Turkmenistan) for percentage of women holding office.