We Admire Your Strength and We Are Grateful for Your Leadership!

pelosi california women in politics

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.

BLOG
Signe Daly

BY IN Emerge America On 15-06-2016

Signe Daly Alumna Class of 2016 Emerge Vermont 0 Signe Daly was born in Denmark and immigrated to the United States when she was 13-years old. She is a graduate of University of Vermont. She currently teaches Global Studies at Champlain College, where she is a member of the SEIU-Adjunct Action Union

Continue reading here:
Signe Daly


SHARE THIS ON:

1 year ago / No Comments

15

JUN

No

Comments

Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , ,

WRITE A COMMENT

*