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Gender, Candidate Attributes, and Campaign Contributions
Campaign Finance in State Legislative Elections
  • Joel Thompson, Appalachian State University
  • Gary Moncrief, Boise State University
  • Keith Hamm, Rice University
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Contribution to Books
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It is a matter of conventional wisdom that women candidates have more trouble than their male counterparts in obtaining campaign resources (Carroll 1985, 84-86; Mcglen and O'Connor 1995). But conventional wisdom does not always square with reality. Given the rise of women in state legislative politics, and renewed interest in campaign financing procedures, it is surprising that so little has been written about the issue of gender and campaign funding. Are women, in fact, disadvantaged in the "money chase"?
Citation Information
Joel Thompson, Gary Moncrief and Keith Hamm. "Gender, Candidate Attributes, and Campaign Contributions" Campaign Finance in State Legislative Elections (1998)
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