Midterm Elections See Surge of Women, Minorities Elected to DA Positions - Articles

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Posted by: Katharine Heriges on Nov 12, 2018
The 2018 midterm elections last week saw a surge of new voices elected in legal and judicial positions across the country, including more women and minorities elected district attorney than ever before, The Brennan Center for Justice reports. This trend represents a marked improvement  from 2014, when a study found that 95 percent of the nation’s elected prosecutors were white, and just one percent were women of color.