Response or Comment
Just over a century ago, women were given the legal right to participate in politics by earning the right to vote. Up until that point, women found creative ways to participate in public affairs. A century later, however, women are still underrepresented among public officials. This can be traced back to two main reasons–aversion to electoral politics by women and voter bias. Nonetheless, many notable Ohio women have contributed to robust representation in public office.
ONU Institute for Civics and Public Policy; Aikey, Kennedy; Trimpey, Hailey; and Hoffman, Andrea, "Women in Politics" (2022). Critical Questions. 10.