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Maryland Democrats Reserve Party Seats for Men and Women

Maryland's June 26 primary will allow Democratic voters in most counties to vote for central party positions based on gendered seats. The Washington Post reports the new rules come as the number of Maryland women running for office surge. There are no women in Maryland's congressional delegation nor top statewide elective offices. State party chair Kathleen Matthews says reserving an equal number of seats for men and women will help groom women for higher office.   The...

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