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Women are running for office in record numbers. But why are...

Evan Vucci / Associated Press


2018 is shaping up to be a huge year for women running for office. But the gains being made aren't the same across party lines. The House is where most women are jumping into local races, according to the Rutgers Center for American Women in Politics. This year, it is estimated that almost 200 women are challenging incumbents from the opposite party but less than 10 percent of those women are running for the Republican party. As part of a series on the women's movement, WFUV digs into why more women are choosing to run as Democrats than as Republicans. 

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