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General News    H3'ed 7/24/18

Nevada could elect first-ever female-majority statehouse

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Nevada voters could soon make history by electing the country's first female-majority state legislature. Women, after winning a record number of primary contests last month, could make up nearly two-thirds of the statehouse by Nov. 7. Fred Lokken, a political science professor at Truckee Meadows Community College, expects continued growth in Democratic voter registration will bode well for the state’s largely Democratic crop of female contenders. “(President) Donald Trump does something every day to encourage Democrats to vote this year, so that helps,” he said. 

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