Home In-Depth Reporting Message to potential candidates: Run, woman,… MIDYEAR MEETING REPORT By Lee Rawles April 2018 Ellen Rosenblum by The Canadian Press Images/Michael Desjardins Ellen Rosenblum, the first woman to serve as attorney general for Oregon, has a message for all women considering a run for office: Don’t overthink it. “When the thought hits you, go for it,” Rosenblum said. “Please run. We need you.” Rosenblum spoke Feb. 2 during “Challenges and Rewards for Women in Politics: Both Personal and Professional,” a luncheon hosted by the Canadian Bar Association of British Columbia’s Women Lawyers Forum during the ABA Midyear Meeting. She was joined by Suzanne Anton, the former attorney general and minister of justice for British Columbia. “There’s sort of a cliche that there’s too many lawyers in politics,” Anton told the sold-out crowd. “I don’t know where that cliche came from … [Read more...] about Message to potential candidates: Run, woman, run!