“Iowa one of Four States that has Never Elected a Woman to the U.S. Senate”

January 4, 2012–According to an article appearing in the Washington Post, the state of Iowa is one of only four states that has never sent a woman to the U.S. Senate or House. The other states are Delaware, Mississippi and Vermont. But Iowa and Mississippi are unique–whereas Delaware and Vermont have elected female governors, Iowa and Mississippi have not.

In the case of Iowa, the state’s aversion to electing females in higher offices is not due to lack of options. Roxanne Conlin, Bonnie Campbell, Ann Hutchinson and Joy Corning have all campaigned unsuccessfully for higher office in Iowa.

One Response to ““Iowa one of Four States that has Never Elected a Woman to the U.S. Senate””

  1. Mary Howard says:

    Christie Vilsack is running for the US Senate from the 4th Congressional District in Iowa, currently represented by Steve King.

    She has been on a listening tour to all thirty-nine counties in the district and is an energetic candidate with lots of ideas for solving the problems of citizens in that area.

    Check out her web site.

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