Fifty-three percent of married female voters went for Romney. Among single women, by contrast, Romney was about as popular as an extra 20 pounds; a mere 31 percent supported him. The gap between married and single women, then, is wider than the male-female gap that the media have been touting. And it isn’t new; married women have voted Republican in every presidential election since 1980, with the one exception of 1996, when they preferred President Clinton by 4 percentage points.An article well worth your time.
Saturday, November 17, 2012
The Misunderstood Gender Gap: Women’s voting habits have less to do with their sex than the media think.
The City Journal reports:
Posted by Steve Bartin at 9:31 PM