Larissa Joy Waters was born February 8, 1977 and is an Australian Greens Senator for Queensland. Prior to becoming the Senator, Waters worked as an environmental lawyer in a private firm. She is passionate about human rights, protecting the environment and public participation and accountability in government.
Carla Bruni-Sarkozy is a French songwriter, singer, actress, and former model who became a politician by proxy. How you ask? This babe married Nicolas Sarkozy, the President of the French Republic. Bruni causes so much sensation in Europe that a nude photograph was auctioned off by Christie’s auction house for $91,000.
This beautiful Italian politician was once a former showgirl and topless model who posed for many magazines such as Maxim. In 2001 she graduated in law from the University of Salerno, with a thesis on information law and broadcasting systems. She later entered politics and was elected to the Chamber of Deputies for Forza Italia party in 2006. On May 8, 2008, Prime Minister Silvio Berlusconi appointed her Minister for Equal Opportunity.
Here’s another one that made the list by proxy. You’re looking at the wife of Phoenix, Arizona Senator and twice presidential candidate John McCain. Cindy McCain is also the daughter of wealthy beer distributor Jim Hensley and became chair of Hensley & Co., one of the largest Anheuser-Busch beer distributors, in 2000.
This beauty is a French politician and Member of the European Parliament, representing Île-de-France. She once held the cabinet post of Keeper of the Seals, Minister of Justice. To futher pad her resume she was a spokesperson for Nicolas Sarkozy during the French presidential election of 2007. After his victory, Sarkozy appointed her to his Government on May 18, 2007. Rachida Dati was then elected mayor of the 7th arrondissement of Paris on March 29, 2008.
Okay, okay okay – I know a lot of people are tied of her but she has to be added. This Republican Party nominee for Vice President in the 2008 presidential election. Palin was elected to Wasilla City Council in 1992 and became mayor of Wasilla in 1996, then became the youngest person and first woman to be elected Governor of Alaska in 2006.
Toiréasa Ferris is an Irish Sinn Féin politician. In 2005, she became the first female Mayor of Kerry, after earlier becoming the first Sinn Féin Chairperson of Kerry County Council in 2003.
Tymoshenko was the Prime Minister of Ukraine from 24 January to 8 September 2005, and again from December 18, 2007 to March 4, 2010. Now that’s the easy part to describe about her political history and career. Take my advice and just give her a quick Google search.
Now this one is a fighter and we didn’t want to disrespect her but not telling her story correctly, so this information comes straight from Wikipedia. When the Lebanese Forces Party was disbanded in 1994 and her husband Dr. Samir Geagea was imprisoned, the Syrian hegemonic control dealt the party a crippling blow. However, Mrs. Geagea’s challenge of that reality ushered in a period of struggle and resistance in the face of political intimidation, arrests, and prosecutions. She fought, along with party’s fellows, for more than eleven years until the Syrian forces withdrew from Lebanon and until her husband was released from prison and Lebanon regained its freedom.
Eva is a Greek member of Parliament. She was elected in 2007 as a member of the Greek Parliament, with the Panhellenic Socialist Movement (PASOK). Her Parliamentary Posts include Member of the Special Committee for Hellenes Abroad, Member of the Committee for National Defense and Foreign Affairs.
Mary Bono Mack
Mary Bono Mack is the U.S. Representative for California’s 45th congressional district and previously the 44th. The U.S. Representative has been serving since 1998. She won her sixth term in 2008 with 58% of the vote.
Dana Maria Perino (born May 9, 1972) is an American political commentator for Fox News. She served as the White House Press Secretary for President George W. Bush from September 14, 2007 to January 20, 2009. She was the second female White House Press Secretary. She now does her rounds on the Fox network.
Sarah Steelman is an American politician from Missouri, serving as State Treasurer from 2005 to 2009. She has announced she will run for the U.S. Senate in 2012 and has even been mentioned as a women who could become the first female President.
Carey Torrice is a politician from Macomb County, Michigan who was elected in 2006 to the Macomb County Board of Commissioners. She was re-elected to a second term in 2008. While in office she had served as the Chairperson of the Public Services Committee and as Chairperson of the Veterans Services Committee.
Ruby Dhalla is a Canadian politician. She represented the riding of Brampton—Springdale in the Canadian House of Commons from 2004 to 2011 as a member of the Liberal Party. Dhalla was one of the first Sikh women to serve in the Canadian House of Commons.
And there you have it! Some of the hottest women in politics, or that were once in politics and a couple of hot women that are associated by proxy. If this doesn’t get you motivated to get started in politics I don’t know what will.