Thursday, January 23, 2020

GET ME REWRITE: Women voters barricade Trump's path to a second term

Women breaking away from President Trump, could be deciding factor in 2020 presidential race.  (, 1/22/2020)
In the Great Lakes states, more women voters said they would support the Democratic Party’s yet unnamed candidate over Trump if the election were held today. There was a clear gender divide in the results:

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Poll: Michigan women unlikely to support Trump in 2020.  (mlive, 1/22/2020) 

Results from an early election-year poll of likely voters in Michigan, Wisconsin, Pennsylvania and Ohio found Trump may face an uphill climb to win a majority of voters in these states again, especially women.
Exclusive poll: Women lock in on 2020.  (Axios, 1/22/2020)
The big picture: Pollsters have tracked a gender gap, in which larger shares of women than men have identified as Democrats, since the early 1980s. And more women than men have voted in every presidential election since 1980. But the 2016 elections sparked a new moment for women in politics, with more voting and running for office than in previous cycles.

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