Representation Matters: Women in the U.S. Congress

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February 26, 2019

Representation Matters: Women in the U.S. Congress

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The importance of having women serving in Congress is still not fully appreciated or understood. In order to document women’s contributions to governing and understand how women are navigating the contemporary environment of party polarization, the Center for American Women and Politics, with support from Political Parity, embarked on a major research study of the 114th Congress.

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Author: 
Kelly Dittmar, Kira Sanbonmatsu, Susan J. Carroll, Debbie Walsh, and Catherine Wineinger
Publisher: 
Center for American Women and Politics, Eagleton Institute of Politics, Rutgers University
Publication year: 
2017