Female mayors, mayors of color report higher rates of political violence, study finds

“As a national network for mayors, this is very concerning – both because it’s a threat to mayors’ personal safety and because of the potential to increase the already striking gender and racial parity gap present,” Katya Spear, managing director of the Mayors Innovation Project, said in a statement. “Mayors should not have to weigh their decision to run for office—or stay in office—based on these kinds of abhorrent threats.”

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