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We Make More Effective Congresspeople (When We Manage to Get Elected)

Regardless of party affiliation, congressional women deliver more federal projects to their home districts and sponsor and co-sponsor more legislation than their male colleagues. In a study that was recently published in The American Journal of Political Science, researchers from Stanford University and the University of Chicago attributed women's political success not to some innate political instinct but to the fact that it's really hard for us to get elected (there are currently 360 men and 75 women in the House; 83 men and 17 women in the Senate). They theorize that women feel immense pressure to measure up, so instead of meeting expectations, we surpass them.

Heidi Woessner Remick

BY IN Emerge America On 16-06-2016

School Board Member Heidi Remick Alumna Class of 2016 Emerge Vermont 0 Heidi Woessner Remick has served the citizens of Windsor County, Vermont, as a Deputy State’s Attorney since 2003, and has focused on prosecution of crimes of domestic and sexual violence since 2010. She was elected to the Weathersfield School Board while participating in Emerge Vermont training, and was a local delegate to the VT Democratic Convention. read more

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