Gender in Politics

July 1, 2019 | Tonia Bui

New Project ‘Gender on the Ballot’ Examines Gender Dynamics in the 2020 Election Cycle

Women candidates recently made history by sharing the national presidential debate stage in the 2020 election cycle. With the intersection of gender and politics at play, the big question is whether the characteristics of female candidates make them more viable to win an election. To help answer that question, the Women & Politics Institute at […]

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September 19, 2018 | Tonia Bui

Part III: An Open Letter to My Husband (Former Political Candidate)

To my dearest Hoan, Many referred to me as “Mrs. Dang” when you were running for County Council (At-Large). I did not take being a candidate’s wife lightly. Even though the political campaign brought chaos into our lives, I walked away from it all with one important lesson: how to be a partner. (more…)

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