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Why don't we see more women in politics? So many factors keep them out.

Posted at 6:45 PM, Feb 26, 2020
and last updated 2020-02-27 13:04:13-05

BUFFALO, N.Y. (WKBW) — 7 Eyewitness News Reporter Madison Carter sits down with women in politics to discuss barriers to entry.

City of Buffalo comptroller Barbara Miller-Williams discusses her political career and the early issues she faced working to make it to elected office as a new comer.

Former Erie County legislator Lynne Dixon discusses her experiences being a woman running in the County Executive race, and also how the public looks at women as "mothers" before politicians.

Melodie Baker discusses run for the NY-27 district seat left vacant by Chris Collins. She talks about the issues she faced that caused her to exit the race citing a number of encounters with county chairs in her own party.

See the full, unedited, discussion here.