Short Essay #2

Why do some women fare better in winning legislative office in some states and regions of the country compared to others? Explain where we find more in congress- list examples of states/regions. Explain where we find more women in the state legislatures- list examples of states/regions. Discuss three situations that increase the chances for more women legislators in those states. Cite Chapters 7 and 10 from C&F in your answer. 3 pages maximum.

Gender and Elections, 4th edition.
Susan J. Carroll and Richard L. Fox
Cambridge University Press, 2018