Mississippi Women's Turn: Can't They Break the Political Ceiling?

Jackson Free Press | October 5, 2012
Alyce Clarke believes that many of the problems women continue to face could be resolved if more women held elected positions, which stands at about 17 percent nationwide. Of 174 seats in the Mississippi Legislature, women hold 29—16.7 percent.

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