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Campaign 2018: More women take aim at glass ceiling in Olympia

Lauren Davis, facing camera,  is running for the state legislature in the 32nd District, and has endorsements from House Speaker Frank Chopp, and Ruth Kagi – the woman she would replace.  Photographed at the Bitter Lake Community Center Wednesday, May 23, 2018.

More women are running for the Washington state Legislature this year — than possibly ever. But after breaking records for female representation a couple of decades ago, women have struggled to break the glass ceiling in Olympia. Will the 2018 elections be different?

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