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Contents Contents Tables and Figures00 Acknowledgments00 1Voters and Women Candidates00 The Potential Role for Candidate Sex in Elections, 00 The Important Role of Stereotypes, 00 Evidence of the Impact of Candidate Sex, 00 Why Might People Vote for A Woman Candidate?, 00 Moving Beyond Hypotheticals: The National Election Study, 00 Notes, 00 2A Brief History of Women in U.S. Elections00 A History of Women Candidates in the U.S., 00 Political Attitudes on Women in Politics, 00 Changes Among Women Bring Changes for Women Candidates, 00 Structural Barriers, 00 Notes, 00 3Evaluations of Women Candidates00 Stereotypes, 00 Political Ideology, 00 Salience, 00 Issue Stereotypes, 00 Notes, 00 4Who Votes for Women Candidates? - Voter Demographics00 Influences on Congressional Vote Choice, 00 Demographic Influences on Voting for Women, 00 A First Look at Support for Women - The General Social Survey, 00 Examining Real-World Elections: The National Election Study, 00 1992 and 1994, 00 Notes, 00 5Why Vote for Women Candidates? - The Role of Issues00 The Role of Issues in Vote Choice, 00 Issues and Voting for Women, 00 Notes, 00 6The Role of the Electoral Environment00 Gendered Information in the Electoral Environment, 00 Demographics, Issues, and Context, 00 Notes, 00 7Conclusions: The Role of Candidate Sex in American Elections00 Major Findings, 00 Caveats, 00 Conclusion, 00 Notes, 00 Appendix A00 Appendix B00 References00 Index00
Library of Congress Subject Headings for this publication: Women political candidates United States