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Women lose political footing at Los Angeles City Hall

by Alice Walton | Take Two

Estelle Lawton Lindsey was the first woman elected to the L.A. City Council in 1915. She served for two years. LA Public Library

With Wendy Greuel on this year's mayoral ticket, it may seem like Los Angeles is moving forward on gender equality. But you may be surprised to learn the city actually has gone backward in how women are represented.

KPCC's Alice Walton reports on the state of women at City Hall.

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