State Representative Kathleen Clyde (D-Kent) will be in attendance at the Women’s March on Washington in Washington D.C. on Saturday January 21, 2017. She will march with Americans from across the country for a platform of equality. Rep. Clyde will be available to the press for comment all day Saturday.

WHAT:           Women’s March on Washington

WHEN:           Saturday, January 21, 2017

                        Events starting at 9 a.m.

WHERE:        U.S. Capitol, Washington D.C.

WHO:             State Rep. Kathleen Clyde (D-Kent)

Rep. Clyde is in her fourth term at the Ohio House of Representatives, where she has worked extensively on voting rights and women’s rights. She’s fought against the steady erosion of women’s reproductive rights in Ohio and has put forward creative legislative to close the gender pay gap. She served as the top Democrat on the Government Accountability and Oversight Committee, standing up against reduction in early voting days and hours, pushing for automatic voter registration for all and easier voting for students. Rep. Clyde was an election official in 2008, running the early voting center in Franklin County that year. As a legislator, she has been a key player in the push for redistricting reform, something Ohio passed for state legislative districts in 2015. She currently serves on the Ohio Constitutional Modernization Commission where she has put forward her plans for congressional redistricting reform, an effort she will heavily focus on during her final House term.

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