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?
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.
World Publics Hold Mixed Opinions About Women Political Leaders
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 […]
Before Today’s Birth, the Public Was Ready for a Change