With more women than ever in elected office, more women are likely to face sexism on the campaign trail. Sexism in politics can take many forms, from double standards for women candidates, to undue criticisms of their appearance, voice, or clothing.
The decisions of whether and how to address sexism can be complex to navigate for women candidates—involving questions about the candidate’s electability, how to deal with personal offense, and how to message about sexist incidents. Our newest research unpacks voter opinions on how women candidates can respond to sexism.
Speakers and Presenters:
- Tovah Paglaro, COO, Avalanche Insights
- Madhuri Venkateswar, Analyst, Avalanche Insights
- Amanda Hunter, Executive Director, Barbara Lee Family Foundation