Texas Politics
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Sun February 2, 2014

Women underrepresented in Texas Legislature

State Rep. Jodie Laubenberg (pictured with Greg Abbott), whose district includes southern Collin County, is the only woman representing a portion of the KETR service area in the Texas Legislature.
KERA / keranews.org

State Sen. Wendy Davis has used her 11-hour filibuster against abortion-restricting legislation to propel a run for governor, and Texas’ hottest political race centers on whether her supporters can usher a Democratic woman into a governor’s mansion occupied by Republican men for the last two decades.

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