Spectators watch the Nevada State Assembly on the opening day of the session in Carson City, Nev. (Associated Press)
Some have called for 2018, the year of the woman. In Nevada, 2019 will be the year of the woman-majority Parliament.
February, Nevada, the first state in the country, a majority of female legislators, according to the Clark County Commission appointed two women to open the Democrats, the seats in the Parliament, the Nevada reports Independently.
Rochelle Nguyen is the Deputy Chris Brooks replacing, who was appointed to the Senate, and Beatrice “Bea” Duran Assemblywoman Olivia Diaz replaced, which took effect this month, and lead to plans you a place on the Las Vegas City Council.
With the appointments, women are 51 percent of the seats, or 32 of 63 — in the state legislature.
Both appointments were unanimous. But some Commission members expressed concern about the lack of public participation, such as the open seats are filled.
“I’m to the point that I think, legislatively, this process is flawed and must be taken a look at,” Commissioner Chris Giunchigliani. “We have done too many dates. There are people who gush the image of the term of office and new people can never have.”
Gov.-elect Steve Sisolak, a Democrat, voted to change the system, the Reno Gazette Journal ” reported.
“It’s a better system for this,” Sisolak told the newspaper. “It is unfortunate, but that is the system we have, that we have to do, so that hopefully the legislature will look at and maybe a couple of changes to make.”
“There must be a better system for this. It is unfortunate, but that is the system we have, that we have to do, so that hopefully the legislature will look at and maybe a couple of changes to make.”
Nevada Gov.-elect Steve Sisolak
Women hold approximately 25 percent of the legislative seats nationwide, according to the National Conference of State legislatures. In November, 117 women in the elections in the whole country won, even though it is only about five members in the new Congress is female, according to the New York Times.
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Previously, New Hampshire state Senate with a female majority, the elected, between 2009 and 2010, and the U.S. territory of Guam, had a majority female legislature had, in the year 2018, the reports Independently.