Couch Chat: Why Are More Women Interested In Politics?

It’s looking like 2018 will be the year women took over the political world. Right now, the US is seeing a surge of women interested in running for office. Emily’s lists is an organization dedicated to electing women at all levels of government.

It says, more than 26,000 women were interested to learn how to run for office. A record number of women are eyeing a run for governor this year. At least 79 women are running or seriously considering it as filing deadlines approach.

Why are we seeing so many women interested in politics now?