Women Running for Office

Tuesday, 17 July 2012 | A Public Affair

On Tuesday July 17th, Stacy Harbaugh interviewed a panel of women about the barriers to women when running for office.

Stacy talked with Wendy Strout from Emerge Wisconsin about her involvement with the organization which promotes and trains women to run for office. She also talked with LaShawndra Vernon who is running for the 18th Assembly seat in Milwaukee and Jenni Dye who is running for the Dane County Board. The last member of the panel, Samantha Leonard, is a Madison attorney who promotes social justice.

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