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Analyzing the Polls
The Honorable Elizabeth J. Patterson reveals the importance of polls in understanding the role of gender in her first House campaign.
The Honorable Elizabeth J. Patterson, U.S. Representative of South Carolina
Analyzing the Polls
Analyzing the Polls
Building Relationships on Capitol Hill
The Honorable Elizabeth J. Patterson remembers the bonds formed between her family and Senate colleagues.
The Honorable Elizabeth J. Patterson, U.S. Representative of South Carolina
Building Relationships on Capitol Hill
Building Relationships on Capitol Hill
Campaign Material
The Honorable Elizabeth J. Patterson discusses the materials she and her staff handed out on the campaign trail.
The Honorable Elizabeth J. Patterson, U.S. Representative of South Carolina
Campaign Material
Campaign Material
Convincing Women to Run for Congress
The Honorable Elizabeth J. Patterson speculates on why more South Carolina women haven't run for Congress and recalls her efforts to encourage women to be more active.
The Honorable Elizabeth J. Patterson, U.S. Representative of South Carolina
Convincing Women to Run for Congress
Convincing Women to Run for Congress
Getting Involved
The Honorable Elizabeth J. Patterson describes her early campaign experience before serving in Congress.
The Honorable Elizabeth J. Patterson, U.S. Representative of South Carolina
Getting Involved
Getting Involved
Intricate Campaign Advertisement
The Honorable Elizabeth J. Patterson describes the difficult task her campaign faced in demonstrating that she "could be a woman, a mother, and a good, tough politician."
The Honorable Elizabeth J. Patterson, U.S. Representative of South Carolina
Intricate Campaign Advertisement
Intricate Campaign Advertisement
Not the First Woman
The Honorable Elizabeth J. Patterson reflects on the history of women from South Carolina who served in Congress.
The Honorable Elizabeth J. Patterson, U.S. Representative of South Carolina
Not the First Woman
Not the First Woman
"So, I Just Decided to Run"
The Honorable Elizabeth J. Patterson explains how she decided to run for Congress in 1986.
The Honorable Elizabeth J. Patterson, U.S. Representative of South Carolina
"So, I Just Decided to Run"
"So, I Just Decided to Run"
The "Fellows" of the House
The Honorable Elizabeth J. Patterson remembers a conversation about gender and the institution with Speaker Jim Wright.
The Honorable Elizabeth J. Patterson, U.S. Representative of South Carolina
The "Fellows" of the House
The "Fellows" of the House
The Women of Congress
The Honorable Elizabeth J. Patterson reflects on the dynamics of the group of women who served during her congressional tenure.
The Honorable Elizabeth J. Patterson, U.S. Representative of South Carolina
The Women of Congress
The Women of Congress
"They Were Sort of Fearful of a Woman"
The Honorable Elizabeth J. Patterson describes the resistance she faced as a woman candidate at the local and state level in South Carolina.
The Honorable Elizabeth J. Patterson, U.S. Representative of South Carolina
"They Were Sort of Fearful of a Woman"
"They Were Sort of Fearful of a Woman"
"Things will be Tough Sometimes, and Good Sometimes"
The Honorable Elizabeth J. Patterson remembers the helpful advice she received in Congress.
The Honorable Elizabeth J. Patterson, U.S. Representative of South Carolina
"Things will be Tough Sometimes, and Good Sometimes"
"Things will be Tough Sometimes, and Good Sometimes"