CNN: Democratic women are winning primaries in large numbers, energizing other candidates

CNN | May 14, 2018

A key catalyst for many of these women was the Women’s March, a gathering that brought hundreds of thousands of women to Washington, DC, the day after Trump’s inauguration. The march was a visual rebuke to the new President and a call to action for many of the women.

“I was in the first women’s march and I think that is where a lot of us realized that our voices were being silenced,” said Betsy Rader, Democrats’ nominee in Ohio to face Rep. Dave Joyce in November. Rader added that the march proved women “needed to step up our game and we needed our voice to be in Washington.”

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