Sen. Collins’ election highlights need for more women in office

JACKSON – Whether one agrees or disagrees with her political philosophy, Nancy Collins’ victory in last week’s Senate District 6 special election was in at least one way a good thing for Mississippi.

Quite simply, there are not enough female elected officials in state government.

People might think Collins’ victory is not that significant. It will not change the dynamics of the Senate.

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1/20/10