By Moms-Pod (Contact)
To be delivered to: Mitt Romney, Candidate for President of the United States of America, The United States House of Representatives, The United States Senate, and President Barack Obama
Women represent more than 50% of the population of the USA, but women only hold 27.6% or less of elected positions and/or Mitt appointed positions!
Women make up only 16.8% of Congress.
(90 women have been elected to Congress out of a total of 535 seats) - (61D, 29R - 16.8% of 535 seats)
U.S. Senate 17 (12D, 5R - 17% of 100 seats)
U.S. House 73 (49D, 24R - 16.8% of 435 seats)
42 percent of Romney’s appointments during his first two and a half years as governor were women, the number of women in high-level appointed positions actually declined to 27.6 percent during his full tenure as governor according to to a 2007 MassGAP study.
In state Statewide Executive positions, including Governors and Lt. Governors, women hold 75, 23.4% of 320 positions.
Sign the petition to get women out of Binders and in to Positions of Leadership in the Real World!
To learn more about this issue visit: (http://www.cawp.rutgers.edu/fast_facts/levels_of_office/Current_Numbers.php)
Note: MoveOn Civic Action does not necessarily endorse the contents of petitions posted on this site. MoveOn Petitions is an open tool that anyone can use to post a petition advocating any point of view, so long as the petition does not violate our terms of service.