Record number of women run for office
By: L.N. Reklai
August 3, 2016 (Koror) A historical record was made on August 3rd when the highest number of women ever to run in the national election filed their petitions before the cut-off date for filing on Wednesday.
Total of 13 women filed their petitions. 6 women filed for the House of Delegates, 6 for Senate and 1 for the Office of the President. In comparison, in 2012 a total of 5 women ran for national congress and now there are 12 running for national congress.We’re sorry. You don't have permission to access this page. Please sign up to have full access to this page.