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Study: Another 100 years until women make up half of Congress

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WASHINGTON — At the rate they’re going, it will take another 107 years until women hold half the seats in Congress, according to a study by the Institute for Women’s Policy Research, a nonpartisan group that studies female-centered issues.

With 99 women among the 535 members of Congress currently — a record high — the 107-year estimate is “an optimistic model,” institute study director Jeffrey Hayes said.

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