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Women are on the move in the career fields that matter in politics and I think it’s because they see what’s happening to the young people in America. These ladies went out to get a job and ended up making history. 19 women in Texas ran for judicial seats in the third largest county in the United States Of Ameica and they won but had no idea they were making history! www.blackdoctor.org

Wins like these are an important step in adding much-needed diversity to judicial seats across the country. According to data collected by the American Constitution Society, a national progressive organization focused on the legal system, women of color make up less than 20 percent of state judges. While county judges don’t have quite as much jurisdiction, in most states (including Texas), they have important local responsibilities, including a slew of election procedures, signing off on bail amounts, and jury selection.

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