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Media Round Up: Week of July 21st

  Happy Friday! Welcome to our Media Round Up, where we collect and share our favorite gender + politics stories from the week. Here’s what caught our eye this week: “Likability” ratings in a recent New Hampshire poll show just how tough female candidates have it By Ella Nilsen, Vox A study conducted by the …

NEW Gender on the Ballot Research: What Does Electability Mean to Voters?

WASHINGTON, D.C. — Gender on the Ballot, a partnership between the Women & Politics Institute at American University’s School of Public Affairs and the Barbara Lee Family Foundation, today released new research on what “electability” means to voters in 2020. On behalf of Gender on the Ballot, Benenson Strategy Group conducted an online survey with …

Think you know who is electable? New research looks at what is electable.

  The “electability” question has been a popular topic in recent months, often linked with “likeability” and occasionally measured in hypothetical beers. For the 2020 pundit class, electability seems to be just another gendered code word. Our new research shows that likely 2020 voters are hearing the media’s sexism – and largely ignoring it. An …

What Does Electability Mean to Voters?

  Read the memo here, and the blog post here. The “electability” question has been a popular topic in recent months, often linked with “likeability” and occasionally measured in hypothetical beers. For the 2020 pundit class, electability seems to be just another gendered code word. Our new research shows that likely 2020 voters are hearing …

What to Watch For: The Second Democratic Primary Debate

  The second Democratic presidential primary debate in Detroit next week will mirror the first debate in some ways: six women made it to the debate stage and, on each of the two nights, three women will make their cases to the American people. However, this time Congresswoman Tulsi Gabbard, Senator Kirsten Gillibrand, Senator Kamala …

How Women Won the First Debate

  In round one, the ladies ruled the presidential primary debate. For the most part, they hit the stage ready to display their leadership qualities in a high-pressure situation with limited speaking time. Here’s a look at the winning strategies from the first debate and what to expect in round two. Take a Risk When …

Media Round Up: Week of July 14th

  Happy Friday! Welcome to our Media Round Up. Each week we’ll be collecting and sharing our favorite gender + politics stories, and here’s what caught our eye this week: Americans Say They Would Vote For A Woman, But… By Amelia Thomson-Deveaux, FiveThirtyEight Although 94% of Americans would vote for a woman president, women candidates …

Kamala Harris isn’t ‘electable’? It could be code for not being a white man

San Francisco Chronicle | Joe Garofoli Public opinion may be changing about what “electability” means, according to a poll that will be released next week by Gender on the Ballot, a partnership between the Barbara Lee Family Foundation and American University’s Women and Politics Institute. It found that 72 percent of the 488 likely Democratic …

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