Record-setting number of women elected as governors in midterms

By: - November 10, 2022 1:47 pm
Govs. Laura Kelly, D-Kansas, upper left; Kristi Noem, R-South Dakota, upper right; Gretchen Whitmer, D-Michigan, lower right; and Kim Reynolds, R-Iowa, lower left, were all re-elected on Tuesday. (Kelly photo by Sherman Smith/Kansas Reflector; Noem photo by John Hult/South Dakota Searchlight; Whitmer photo by Andrew Roth/Michigan Advance; and Reynolds photo by Katie Akin/Iowa Capital Dispatch)

Govs. Laura Kelly, D-Kansas, upper left; Kristi Noem, R-South Dakota, upper right; Gretchen Whitmer, D-Michigan, lower right; and Kim Reynolds, R-Iowa, lower left, were all re-elected on Tuesday. (Kelly photo by Sherman Smith/Kansas Reflector; Noem photo by John Hult/South Dakota Searchlight; Whitmer photo by Andrew Roth/Michigan Advance; and Reynolds photo by Katie Akin/Iowa Capital Dispatch)

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Jennifer Shutt
Jennifer Shutt

Jennifer covers the nation’s capital as a senior reporter for States Newsroom. Her coverage areas include congressional policy, politics and legal challenges with a focus on health care, unemployment, housing and aid to families.

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