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Anna Langthorn poses on the steps of a porch.
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Are you ready to get inspired? The news can make it seem like women are being set back left and right. But one woman is fighting back. Meet the 24-year-old woman who now runs Oklahoma’s Democratic party! Anna Langthorn is going to be your new feminist hero, and she’s just getting started.

Although women are often encouraged to get into politics these days, the numbers are telling a different story. Even studies prove that politics are not a welcoming place for females. Yet, Anna Langthorn is pushing on and fighting for her spot. She was the youngest Oklahoma State Democratic Chair to be elected — EVER.

So how did this all happen?

Anna’s political career began in high school. At first, she was politically aware but not overtly active. But after a breakup when she was 17, she sought out something that would give her purpose — and the Democratic party called her name. She became increasingly active, interning with local candidates while she was still in high school. Furthermore, she even skipped her high school graduation to attend the Oklahoma State Democratic Convention.

This year, Anna ran for Oklahoma State Democratic Chair. And she won!

She’s passionate about fighting for equality.

Now as the Oklahoma State Democratic Chair, Anna Langthorn can be seen continuing her methods of reaching out. Obviously, it’s working.

But what truly makes Anna stand out, is her forward thinking.

Anna understands that one of the reasons why Democrats have been fighting an uphill battle is because they are often stuck in the past.

She’s only just gotten started, but already Anna Langthorn is proving that hard work and innovative ideas work. Hopefully, she can serve as an example to other women who are considering running for office. Because we truly need all of their voices.