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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.

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Mariana Corona Sabeniano

BY IN Emerge America On 28-06-2017

Mariana Corona Sabeniano Alumna Class of 2017 Emerge California 56 For the last nine years, Mariana Sabeniano has served as staff in the California State Assembly – her most recent position is as Legislative Director in an Assembly office. In her current capacity, Mariana oversees the Assembly member’s legislative agenda and helps the Member prepare to vote on legislation.

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