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Presidential campaigns are still hiring more men than women

Hillary Clinton during his concession speech looking down
Hillary Clinton's presidential campaign had near gender parity among its staffers. Photo: JEWEL SAMAD/AFP/Getty Images

Only 32% of all staffers on presidential campaigns from 2004-2016 have been women, according to a report from the UNC School of Media and Journalism.

Why it matters: A mostly-male staff can lead to other institutional barriers for women, like getting promotions, reporting sexual harassment and changing campaign culture. These stats are a wake-up call to 2020 presidential candidates, which will likely include multiple women.