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The Power of Women in Politics

Reflections from a Policy Fellow on AAPC

Washington, D.C., Nov. 13 – The American Association of Political Consultants (AAPC) conference about the power of women posed a key question: “Was it the year of the woman?” There were four panels of distinguished women consultants who spoke on “the year of the woman,” the women voting bloc, the founding of consulting firms by women, and the look ahead to 2020. The consensus – it turned out to be the year of the democratic woman.

Celinda Lake, the founder of Lake Research Partners, who previously conducted a poll on the attitudes of disabilities with voters, gave the best answer of the day. “I am sick of the year of the woman,” she said. “I hope we get a decade.”

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