Women in 2023 continue to expand their roles in governance and civic decision-making processes as voters.
The Important Role of Women as Chief Election Officials
By Gracia Hillman Women perform important roles as elections administrators around the globe. Yet too often their important roles, including those on elections boards and commissions, are overlooked. Evidence shows that women are effective, trusted election leaders, but as in
Gender parity in elected offices worldwide is slow in coming and why that matters
Jeannette Rankin of Montana was the first woman elected to the US House of Representatives. The year was 1916. Ironically, Rankin was not allowed to vote for herself in that election. The US did not give women the vote until