08/12/2013 11:13 am ET Updated Aug 12, 2013

In California And Elsewhere, Too Few Women In Office


To the Editor:

Re “In Los Angeles, Women Hold Few Elected Posts, Reflecting Wider Trend” (news article, Aug. 5):

Female politicians are indeed scarce in Los Angeles. They’re also scarce in the California Legislature. In Sacramento, it’s 26 percent women, down from 30 percent a decade ago.

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