Women could claim the most governors’ seats in U.S. history in November

By: - October 4, 2022 5:54 pm
New York Gov. Kathy Hochul became the state’s first female governor after Andrew Cuomo resigned in November 2021 amid several sexual harassment allegations.

New York Gov. Kathy Hochul became the state’s first female governor after Andrew Cuomo resigned in November 2021 amid several sexual harassment allegations. (Credit: Kevin P. Coughlin/Office of Governor Kathy Hochul)

WASHINGTON — Women running in governors’ races throughout the country are potentially set to break records if elected this November.

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Jennifer Shutt
Jennifer Shutt

Jennifer covers the nation’s capital as a senior reporter for States Newsroom. Her coverage areas include congressional policy, politics and legal challenges with a focus on health care, unemployment, housing and aid to families.

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