Tuesday: A Conversation About Women’s Representation In Ky. Politics

Wednesday, March 7th, 2018
By Ryland Barton,  Western Kentucky University NPR

There is no state in the country where women hold a majority of seats in a state legislature.

The best is Arizona, with 40 percent. Kentucky is one of the worst, with women only representing 17 percent of state legislative districts.

But that could change this year, because nearly 100 women have filed to run for the Kentucky General Assembly.

Join us Tuesday, March 6 at 7 p.m. for an hour-long news special on Kentucky women in politics. Capitol reporter Ryland Barton will talk to experts and lawmakers about the under-representation of women in the statehouse. Our guests will be:

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