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The Gender Gap in Political Ambition

Caption: Data are based on responses from 1,020 men and 1,097 women. Bars represent the percentage of men and women who fall into each category. The gender gap in each comparison is statistically significant at p < .05.

Credit: Professor Jennifer Lawless, American University

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