Mirroring trend nationwide, Indiana sees surge in female candidates

Source: Fox59 News
Author: Matt Smith

 

Nationally, more first-time women candidates are Democrats. In Indiana, the state party is looking to expand their footprint in a heavily Republican state where Republicans are still favored.

 

“It’s definitely an uphill battle,” Poonam Gill said, who’s running against House Speaker Brian Bosma. “This is really a starting point, and we’ll see where it takes us. I think it is also important that little girls out there see that they can do anything and be anything.”

 

Full Article: http://fox59.com/2018/06/05/mirroring-trend-nationwide-indiana-sees-surge-in-female-candidates/