A possible record number of women are running for the Virginia House of Delegates (Washington Post)

“I think what you’re seeing here is the Trump effect,” said Stephen Farnsworth, a political scientist at the University of Mary Washington, a long-time Virginia election watcher who said he can’t remember seeing so many women on the ballot. “There are so many people frustrated in Virginia with Trump, and that’s generating a lot more candidates as well as more women candidates than we’ve seen in recent cycles.”

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