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America has more female lawmakers than ever, yet it lags far behind other nations

Jan 09, 2019 - The Salt Lake Tribune

The United States has never had more women in Congress than it does now. As of last week, when the 116th Congress was sworn in, 23.7 percent of the 535 members of Congress are women — about a quarter of the Senate and 23.4 percent of the House of Representatives.

While that's an all-time high for the United States, it's still far from representative The U.S. Census Bureau says 51.6 percent of voting-age Americans are women. And on the world stage, many countries have much higher proporti...