The biggest obstacle to putting women in office may not be that voters are afraid of female candidates, but that people have convinced themselves others are afraid. This could become a self-fulfilling prophecy.
But research shows that assumption is unfounded. If your candidate is a woman and you want her to be president, go ahead and vote for her.
That’s the only way she can win.
"Are Americans Ready for a Female President?
Yes. In Fact, They Might Prefer One."
The Los Angeles Times