Record French female MPs not enough, Social media examines gender gap in US election coverage

France
Record number of female MPs not enough The Guardian
More than a quarter of MPs are women, moving France up world rankings to 34th but still a long way short of 50% goal.

French expats elect Israeli woman to France’s National Assembly
Jewish Telegraphic Agency French expats from eight Mediterranean countries elected a Tel Aviv woman to represent them in the French parliament.

US
Social media examines gender gap in coverage Chicago Tribune The graphic was headlined “Silenced: Gender Gap in Election Coverage.”

Democrats ahead of Republicans in Florida registrations Lehigh Acres News Star More Democrats than Republicans registered to vote in Florida in May, driven by women and Hispanics, according to state registration data released early by the Democratic Party.

The Real Elephant in the Race: Mitt and His Women City Watch (Opinion) Earlier this year, when Mitt Romney ventured that he relies on his wife, Ann, to tell him what American women are thinking, many of those women no doubt rolled their eyes and thought: Ah yes, the wife card.

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