Who Runs for Office in America? By Gender


by Peter Graham on Sep 10, 2014 | Views: 21 | Score: 1
Share of general populationShare of those who have run for office
Men4975
Women5125
Among Americans
%
Sources: pewresearch.org
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Peter Graham
Peter Graham on Sep 3, 2014 3:34 PM said:

Though roughly equal in share of the general population, men are 3 times more likely to run for public office in the United States than women.

Noah
Noah on Sep 5, 2014 9:55 AM said:

But the 25% of women who do run are 10 times more likely to be qualified/competent for the job.