‘Highly regarded’: 1st 4 women elected to CA State Assembly had ties to Berkeley

California Women in Politics
Hon. Sunny Mojonnier, Women in California Politics/Courtesy
Grace Dorris, Elizabeth Hughes, Anna Saylor and Esto Broughton 'broke through the glass ceiling' and were the first women elected to the state Assembly, according to a Berkeley News press release.

Oct. 3 marked the 150th anniversary of the UC Board of Regents’ 1870 decision to admit female students, further serving as a reminder of the political and cultural impacts four women had when elected to the 1918 California State Assembly.
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