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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.

Kerri Lawrey-Jones

BY IN Emerge America On 12-01-2015

Kerri Lawrey-Jones Alumna Class of 2013 Emerge Arizona 0 Kerri Lawrey-Jones grew up in Huntington Beach, California. In 1990, she relocated to Arizona with her family and has remained a committed Arizonan ever since.? A first generation college graduate, she graduated summa cum laude from Arizona State University with a degree in Political Science and a minor in Justice Studies with aspirations of running for local government.? Kerri became an entrepreneur in 2006 following years of employment in the corporate environment working for a variety of large firms in various roles

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