Record number of women seek office in 2018 midterm elections


WASHINGTON (ABC4 News) Stacey Abrams is just one of a record number of female candidates on the campaign trail running for office in this election. 

The League of Women’s Voters says women are feeling more empowered and want to join the movers and shakers in government.  

ABC4’s Brie Jackson reports female voters may play a key role in who gets elected.  Pollsters say issues like healthcare, the #MeToo movement, and opposition to some of the administration’s policies on women—could end up inspiring more women to come out and vote on Tuesday. 

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 Glen is honored to be delivering the news of the day every weeknight at 5, 6, and 10 in his home state. He is an award-winning veteran journalist, who joined the ABC4 News team as a weekend anchor in June 2013. Over the years, he held various positions at the station as he worked his way up to the main anchor chair. He also serves as our Senior Political Correspondent and hosts Inside Utah Politics, which airs every Sunday. The Utah Headliners Chapter of the Society of Professional Journalists has recognized Glen as the best government and military television reporter in the state. Before returning home to Utah, he spent 11 1/2 years developing his journalism skills in other states. He held various on-air and management positions at KPVI in Pocatello, Idaho, WGBA in Green Bay, Wisconsin, and KKCO in Grand Junction, Colorado during that time. Read More...