NH Senate First in Nation With A Female Majority

12 Nov

68810_dbl_bble_champA new milestone for women in power has been reached: The New Hampshire Senate became the first state legislative body in the country with a majority-female membership. Way to go NH!

I believe that if women accounted for 30% of all elected officials, it would change this country profoundly, and for the better. It’s a theory called the ‘30% solution’ and blogger Madamab wrote a post “The 30 Percent Solution: Why Democratic Women Are Voting for McCain/Palin (before the election win of Obama), that outlines why a balance of 30% women in politics can tip things.

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One Response to “NH Senate First in Nation With A Female Majority”

  1. Stephanie November 12, 2008 at 5:58 pm #

    Hooray!!!!

    Nashua Telegraph

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