Among women, four out of five said they’d return to lead compared to three out of four men.
Of the 135 respondents surveyed, 31 changed local government roles and six reported working for “other local government”—representing 27 percent still in local government. Local government leadership appealed to 33 of them.
Dave Nyczepir is a News Editor for Government Executive's Route Fifty. He previously was a reporter at the Desert Sun newspaper in Southern California's Coachella Valley and worked for Campaigns & Elections magazine and covered Maryland's 2012 legislative session for the University of Maryland's Capital News Service and holds a master's of journalism from the University of Maryland.
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