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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.

Record Numbers of Women Headed to the General Election!

BY IN NWPC CA On 15-06-2016

NWPC California endorsed 41 candidates (including Hillary Clinton) for the 2016 Primary election and a 37 of those candidates are headed to the General Election in November.  Congratulations for your hard work and perseverance! To find out who NWPC CA endorsed, visit the 2016 Endorsed Candidates page

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Record Numbers of Women Headed to the General Election!


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