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Can Everyday Voices be Amplified in Politics?

by Cliff Cawthon

Power, statistically, in our legislature is very White, male, older and well-to-do. According to the National Conference of State Legislatures, the Washington State legislature is 91 percent white, 14 percent more than the actual white population of the state. Additionally, representation from every community of color has decreased in recent years despite the state’s changing demographics and victories; such as, Representative- elect Kristine Reeves in the 30th LD. Continue reading Can Everyday Voices be Amplified in Politics?