In Order to Elect More Women, We Need to Change How We Evaluate Candidates

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In Order to Elect More Women, We Need to Change How We Evaluate Candidates

 

Every voter has their own unique set of criteria they utilize when deciding who to vote for in an election. Yet somehow this process yields an astonishingly low amount of female legislators. Despite making up nearly 51% of the population, women only hold 24% of all statewide elected offices, 25% of all state legislator seats, and 20% of all Congressional seats. 

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