7/25/2018 -- The Horse Race podcast discusses Western Mass races (starting 26:54), including Lindsay Sabadosa for State Representative, 1st Hampshire.
Lindsay Sabadosa started her activism young: at 9-years-old to be exact. She protested shortened library hours in her hometown of Westfield, MA, and then there was no turning back. Find out how the early activist became a leader and advocate, initiating and organizing the Northampton MA Women's March, speaking passionately for women's reproductive rights, and now, deciding to become a candidate for statewide office. And, you can also hear her passionate views on shoulder pads! (Hint: Not a fan.)
Women make up more than 50% of the U.S. population, but hold only 19.4% of the seats in Congress, 24.8% of the seats in state legislatures, 23.7% of state executive seats, and 20.7% of mayoral seats. Let's see if we can do something about that. She's Running talks to women who are running for office about what inspired them to take the leap, the process of running for office, and the challenges they’ve been facing. We will also feature about some of the resources that are out there for women who want to run for office, but aren’t sure where to begin.