Stories tagged: "women candidates"

Florida Rep. Yvonne Hinson: ‘We’re Going Back in Time Instead of Forward’

"They are stripping us of so many of our freedoms in order for them to be comfortable," the Democratic representative says of GOP-backed measures, from restrictive voting laws to 'Don't Say Gay' and the 15-week abortion ban.

Nikki Fried Listens to Floricua Leaders as She Runs to Unseat DeSantis in 2022

A vocal opponent of the Republican incumbent, the Democratic commissioner has launched a "listening tour" to connect and understand the needs of Florida communities.

Meet Deborah González, the Puerto Rican Lawyer Who Just Made History in Georgia

When Deborah González is sworn in, she will be Georgia's first Latina district attorney, the circuit's first woman in that position, and the first Puerto Rican woman in the country to be elected district attorney.

More Women Are Running for Office in Puerto Rico — But It’s Still Not Enough

All of the island's political parties have female candidates on their roster, but the ratio is low considering that women make up 53% of Puerto Rico’s population.