Differently disadvantaged: the importance of intersectional nuance in candidate studies
Willingham, Cory R.
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Members of different disadvantaged demographic categories face distinct obstacles in running for office. For certain candidates, ambition is a very significant obstacle; for others, fundraising is a more substantial problem. Regardless, candidates who are differently atypical when compared to the default straight white male archetype struggle with different obstacles, and the differences between their problems are so substantial that failing to acknowledge them is harmful.