Creepy: 42 percent of Americans Support Quota System for Public Office Instead of Free Elections

Women are evenly divided on this matter, with 42 per cent calling for a quota system, and 41 per cent opposing the idea.
A quota to boost female participation in public office is more popular among respondents aged 18 to 34 (40%) and supporters of the Democratic Party (43%).
Majorities of respondents over the age of 55 (62%), Republicans (64%) and Independents (53%) oppose the idea of setting up quotas for women candidates.

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