Women are being elected to public office in increasing numbers. However, their voices remain largely underrepresented in collections and archives of political communication. For this reason, the Carrie Chapman Catt Center for Women and Politics at Iowa State University has created an online archive devoted entirely to women's political speech.
The Archives of Women's Political Communication is made possible through a generous gift from Richard and Mary Jo Stanley of Muscatine, IA.
- Gloria Negrete McLeod
- Gloria Negrete McLeod assumed office as the U.S. Representative for California’s 35th Congressional District in January 2013. Negrete McLeod was born in Los Angeles, California, on September 6, 1941. She received her associate’s degree from Chaffey Community College. Before being elected to the U.S. House of Representatives, she served as the president of the Chaffey Community College Board and was a board member for five years before being elected to the State Legislature. From 2000–2006 she represented the 61st District in the State Assembly. She then served as a State Senator for California’s 35th District. In the U.S. House of... More