Money and Women's Candidacies for Public Office

Barbara C. Burrell

in Women and American Politics

Published in print February 2003 | ISBN: 9780198293484
Published online November 2003 | e-ISBN: 9780191598944 | DOI:

Series: Gender and Politics

 Money and Women's Candidacies for Public Office

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This chapter reviews existing research about campaign finance and the funding of the campaigns of women candidates for public office. Burrell discusses the role of women's political action committees (PACs), reviews the findings regarding campaign contributions to women candidates, and proposes an agenda for future research on money and women's candidacies for office.

Keywords: campaign contributions; campaign finance; campaigns; candidates; money; political action committees (PACs); women

Chapter.  6073 words. 

Subjects: US Politics

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