Why Republican women face a bleaker picture in the battle for representation in Congress Structural barriers remain and they begin at the primary level.
But the new high could only be attributed to successes in the Democratic Party, including a number of historic firsts for Democratic women of color.
Among them, there are 47 Democratic women of color, but only one woman of color in Congress is a Republican.
Identifying a need for more support, Stefanik launched in 2019 launched Elevate PAC, a group to support Republican female candidates in primary elections.
Step two is recognizing the origins of those problems — and the Republican Party is still on step one.”