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NC voters equally trust men and women as political candidates, poll finds

Posted on AllSides July 14th, 2015

When it comes to electing political leaders, North Carolina voters feel that men and women are, for the most part, equally capable.

That’s according to a new poll from Meredith College political science professors Whitney Manzo and David McLennan. Still, nearly 100 years after giving women the right to vote, North Carolina and the rest of the nation continue to face a systemic lack of women in office.

“North Carolinians don’t have a problem electing a woman,” Manzo said. “The problem is, not enough women are running.”

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