The gender gap in presidential politics approaches an all-time high

According to Nate Silver, the gender gap in this year’s election could rival the 20-point high in the 2000 election between Bush and Gore:

gender gap in recent presidential races

Weird. Wonder if this has anything to do with that “war on women” that totally doesn’t exist.

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Maya Dusenbery is an Executive Director in charge of Editorial at Feministing. She is the author of the forthcoming book Doing Harm: The Truth About How Bad Medicine and Lazy Science Leave Women Dismissed, Misdiagnosed, and Sick (HarperOne, March 2018). She has previously been a fellow at Mother Jones magazine and a columnist at Pacific Standard. Before become a full-time writer, she worked at the National Institute for Reproductive Health. A Minnesota native, she received her B.A. from Carleton College in 2008.

Maya Dusenbery is an Executive Director of Feministing in charge of Editorial.

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