Emerge Louisiana aims to get more women Democrats involved in politics

Name the most prominent female politicians that spring immediately to mind: nationally, Hillary Clinton is obvious, and locally, Shreveport Mayor Ollie Tyler jumps out.

You might have to think for a while to come up with more — but a group called Emerge Louisiana aims to change that.

“I didn’t let gender play into it,” said Louisiana State Representative Dodie Horton, of Haughton, “and that’s what’s important for women. Don’t let that be a barrier”…

 

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