Female Candidates May Finally Crush the ‘Electability Paradox’

Strength in numbers could help a woman take the Democratic Party nomination in 2020

Democratic presidential candidates standing on stage at the beginning of the Democratic Presidential Debate on July 30, 2019.
Democratic presidential candidates Marianne Williamson, Rep. Tim Ryan, Sen. Amy Klobuchar, Indiana Mayor Pete Buttigieg, Sen. Bernie Sanders, Sen. Elizabeth Warren, former Texas congressman Beto O’Rourke, former Colorado governor John Hickenlooper, former Maryland congressman John Delaney, and Montana governor Steve Bullock take the stage at the beginning of the Democratic Presidential Debate at the Fox Theatre July 30, 2019 in Detroit, Michigan. Photo: Scott Olson/Getty