Whether they’re greeting constituents at a train station, going to a tattoo parlor, or milking cows at a county fair, our candidates are working hard to win over voters.
Democrat Deidre DeJear would become the first African-American elected to statewide office in Iowa if she wins her race for secretary of state. Republican Pearl Kim, a former special victims prosecutor and sexual assault survivor, is running for a U.S. House seat left open by a # MeToo scandal. Democrat Anna Eskamani, a former Planned Parenthood employee, wants to become the first Iranian-American in the Florida state House. And at 21 years old, Republican Morgan Zegers is gunning to join the New York State Assembly as its youngest member.
In a year when more women are running than ever, each of our candidates has her own unique reasons for running for office. Watch Part 1 of our documentary series to learn more.
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