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Women's Milestones in US Politics

First woman nominated for president by a major political party: Hilllary Clinton, Democrat from New York, 2016 First woman nominated as vice president by a major political party: Geraldine Ferraro, Democrat from New York, 1984 (with Walter Mondale) First woman to serve in the U.S. Senate: Rebecca Latimer Felton, Democrat from Georgia. Appointed in 1922 by governor to fill remainder of Senator Thomas Watson's term after his sudden death. Felton served just one day before the Senate...

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