reflective democracy campaign
September 22, 2016 -
At the same time Hillary Clinton is making political history with her presidential run, women — and especially women of color — remain dramatically underrepresented among North Carolina's county commissioners. In fact, 42 of the state's 100 counties have no women commissioners at all, a Facing South analysis finds.
September 9, 2016 -
A Facing South analysis of North Carolina's county commissions finds that there are no Latino or Asian-American commissioners in the entire state, while African-American representation lags in many counties.
November 5, 2015 -
A new study finds that candidates running for office nationwide are less diverse in terms of race and gender than the broader U.S. population. In the South, the situation is particularly dire for representation among women.