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.”