Report | Sep 15, 2008
Revisiting the Mommy Wars

Who makes better candidates — moms or dads? And more broadly, what impact do both the gender and parenting status of candidates have on their chances to win an election?

Report | Aug 25, 2008
Men or Women: Who’s the Better Leader?

When it comes to honesty, intelligence and a handful of other character traits they value highly in leaders, the public rates women superior to men.

Report | May 9, 2007
Are Americans Ready to Elect a Female President?

When evaluating Sen. Hillary Clinton’s 2008 prospects, one question remains inescapable: Are voters ready to elect a female president? On one level, the question would appear to be settled. In February, Gallup found 88% saying they would vote for a well-qualified woman for president. Contrast this with public opinion in 1969, the year Clinton graduated […]

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