Only one state has more women than men in its legislature

Only one state has more women than men in its legislature

There are more than 7,000 state legislators in the United States. Women hold more than 2,000 of those slots; women hold not quite one-in-three seats (28.8%). But in Nevada, women account for 52.4% of the state legislative positions. Women hold 10 of the 21 seats in the Nevada state Senate and 23 of 42 seats in the state House. There are 27 Democrats and six Republicans. …continue reading →