September 2, 2019 - Democratic Primary Reveals Burden on Women Candidates to Run Dual Campaigns

CAWP Scholar Kelly Dittmar writes for CNN about women candidates’ need to oversee a traditional campaign in addition to a second one to convince skeptics of their electability. She cites campaign practitioner Priyanka Mantha’s discussion of women having to wage a “concurrent campaign of belief,” which acts as burden to women that white men are less likely to shoulder.