DETROIT (ChurchMilitant.com) – This year marks the 100th anniversary of women in the United States obtaining the right to vote — one of several reasons why commentators are calling 2020 “the year of the woman.”
Another reason is the prominent role that women will have on election day this year — both as candidates and as voters.
The 2016 election saw a sharp divide between the sexes. Exit polls showed men voted for Donald Trump at a significantly higher rate than women.
Some predict this gender gap will remain, and even grow, in the 2020 election.
At the very least, winning the female vote — especially among suburban, college-educated, caucasian women — will be extremely important in the 2020 presidential race.
Polling last year indicated President Trump was losing support among suburban women. That demographic may very well be the deciding factor this November, and both parties seem cognizant of that. ….