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

By: - October 5, 2022 6:47 am

New York Gov. Kathy Hochul is one of 25 women gubernatorial candidates nominated by the two major political parties this election cycle, sharply up from 16 in 2018. (Kevin P. Coughlin/Office of Governor Kathy Hochul)

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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.