The Point of Electing Women Is to Elect Women

We are more than half of the country and should be more than half of the legislature

Jude Ellison S. Doyle
GEN
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7 min readAug 15, 2018

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It’s a good year to be a woman in a Democratic primary race. According to new research from FiveThirtyEight, Democratic women are winning their primary races twice as often as male candidates. The majority of all female candidates, 65 percent, win…

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Jude Ellison S. Doyle
GEN
Writer for

Author of “Trainwreck” (Melville House, ‘16) and “Dead Blondes and Bad Mothers” (Melville House, ‘19). Columns published far and wide across the Internet.