TITLE

WOMEN CANDIDATES IN SINGLE- AND MULTI-MEMBER DISTRICTS: AMERICAN STATE LEGISLATIVE RACES

AUTHOR(S)
Darcy, R.; Welch, Susan; Clark, Janet
PUB. DATE
December 1985
SOURCE
Social Science Quarterly (University of Texas Press);Dec1985, Vol. 66 Issue 4, p945
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
This study examines the contrasting effects of multi-member and single-member district systems on women as state legislative candidates. The clear finding is that electoral structure does matter. More women run in and are elected by multi-member districts than by single-member districts.
ACCESSION #
16566587

 

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