Gender parity is a state of equity between the genders. When used in reference to elected office, gender parity means a situation where the members of a government are representative of the gender balance of its constituents.
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RepresentWomen is a project of FairVote, which is a nonprofit, nonpartisan champion of electoral reforms that give voters greater choice, a stronger voice, and a representative democracy that works for all Americans. Additionally, the reforms that FairVote supports are beneficial to RepresentWomen’s goal of achieving gender parity.
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