2012 Project seeking women candidates

Former congresswoman Kathy Dahlkemper hadn’t considered running for office until a friend suggested it, and she spent six months considering the repercussions of a long campaign before deciding to run for Congress in 2007.

“Honestly, it was not something I was thinking about before I was asked,” said Ms. Dahlkemper, of Erie, who represented Pennsylvania’s 3rd District from 2009 to 2011.

Research shows that unlike men, women need to be recruited to run for office, and the number of women serving in elected office has declined since the last election.

Read more: http://www.post-gazette.com/pg/11198/1160882-178-0.stm#ixzz1SYnL4X6t

  1. Jim Stevens says:

    It’s great to see Michele Bachmann running for president. I’d wouldn’t be surprised to see Sarah Palin become the second republican candidate to enter the race.

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